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Communication: The Essential Component for a Successful Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 24, 2018

Is Medical Assisting the right career choice for you? Browse through the job description section of any career search engine and you’ll see a list of must-have medical assisting skills and qualities that an employer is looking for in a future employee. Most descriptions will be similar; some will be different.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What Is The Difference Between A Medical Assistant and a Licensed Practial Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 10, 2018

If you have a desire to work in the healthcare industry but don't have the time or money to get the years of education needed to become a doctor, then you should look into becoming a medical assistant or a practical nurse. Both occupations are in serious demand and will continue to be in high demand throughout the future.

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Topics: Practical Nurses, Clinical Medical Assistant, Nursing School Toledo, LPN

What Medical Assistants Do?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 23, 2018

 

If you're thinking about pursuing a career in the medical field but are unsure of where to start, you might want to consider becoming a medical assistant. Getting an education to become a medical assistant won't require nearly as much time as it takes to become a doctor -- and medical assistants are in high demand.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Top Allied Health Careers in 2018

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 14, 2018

The growing need for Allied Health professionals continues to increase with each passing year here in the United States. The ever-improving advances in medical technology, improvements in nutrition, and the constant pushes for healthy living mean that people are living longer than ever before. But, even though people are living longer, that doesn’t mean that they aren’t faced with a wide variety of illnesses, injuries and conditions that need medical care and attention.

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Topics: Phlebotomist Technician, Practical Nurses, Nursing, Clinical Medical Assistant, Nursing School, Practical Nursing, LPN, Registered Nurse, RN, LPN to RN

Caring Careers: Meaningful Jobs To Help People

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 16, 2018

 

While it's important that you find a career that provides some financial security and stability, you'll want to make sure that whatever you do, it's personally fulfilling as well. It's why many people look for jobs that involve helping people. The following are a few careers that help people that you might want to consider pursuing:

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Topics: Practical Nurses, Nursing, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Nursing School Toledo, Practical Nursing, Nursing School Preparation, LPN, LPN to RN, Early Childhood Education

Hospital Jobs That Don't Require A Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 3, 2018

 

Looking for a rewarding career in which you can help people but that will provide some stability as well? If so, you might be considering something in the medical field. However, you might be a little wary about having to go to school for four to ten years before you can get your first job.

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Topics: Phlebotomist Technician, Practical Nurses, Nursing, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing, Practical Nursing, LPN to RN

What Does A Pediatric Medical Assistant Do?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 21, 2018

Children are lovable, fun, giggly, and curious. But when they arrive at the pediatrician’s office, they may be anything but the norm. It isn’t always easy to work with sick kids, and even well-child visits can involve nervous or challenging children.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

The Best Medical Assistants Are Problem Solvers

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 6, 2018

 

Medical assistants play an important part in hospitals and doctor's offices throughout the country. They have many responsibilities, including speaking with patients, recording vital signs, recording patient medical histories, scheduling appointments, processing lab samples, and filing paperwork, just to name a few.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Finding a Medical Assistant Job with No Experience

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 24, 2018

 

Medical assisting is one of the hottest careers in healthcare.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 160,000 new jobs are expected to become available to medical assistants by 2022.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

6 Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 16, 2018

 

If you're interested in pursuing a career in the medical field but aren't completely sure what you want to focus on, you might want to consider starting out as a medical assistant. Medical assistants have several responsibilities that include both clinical and administrative duties.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant