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What is the Job Growth Rate and Salary for a Medical Assistant?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 4, 2018

A medical assistant degree is often just the first foray in the career of a burgeoning healthcare professional.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing

Which Certification Is Right For My Medical Assistant Career?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 21, 2017


Medical assisting is one of the fastest growing careers in healthcare.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What is a Medical Assistant’s Scope of Practice?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 11, 2017
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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Here’s How To Stand Out From the Competition as a Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 20, 2017

It is no secret that the job market is competitive. Those who complete the Clinical Medical Assistant program will have a leg up on the competition. Yet you can do much more beyond obtaining the proper education credentials. Let's take a look at everything prospective medical assistants can do to shine brighter than the rest.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

How to Write Your Medical Assistant Resume Objective?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 6, 2017

One way to make your resume standout in a sea of resumes is to include a catchy objective that gives the interviewer a glimpse into your personality and your suitability for the job. Think about the hiring manager when writing your resume; the individual has very little time to go through hundreds or thousands of resumes; a clear objective will help you stand out and gain the right attention from a potential employer.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Can a Medical Assistant be a Second Career

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 25, 2017

A second career is a common phenomenon, especially among millennials looking for an additional source of income or an alternative set of skills. A second job provides you with an opportunity to exercise your talents, pursue your passions or a chance to try out a new field without leaving your current job.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Should I Go Back to School to Become a Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 16, 2017

Traditionally, many medical assistants started out as apprentices, with no formal training. Much of the training happened on the job, under the direct supervision of the physician. The trend created challenges within the industry as there were medical assistants looking for new opportunities, who could not prove they had the knowledge and skills required to work in a different setting.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Why Are Medical Assistants important to the Healthcare Industry?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 25, 2017

 

When pursuing a medical career, it's helpful to view the medical assistant position as a stepping stone to higher paying work. It's a position that's ideal for high school graduates who have been out of school for awhile and want to jump back in the medical field. It's also a practical career solution for part-time working mothers who want to increase their income or people who want a career in helping others. Here are reasons to consider seeking a career as a medical assistant.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Differences between an Administrative and Clinical Medical Assistant?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 12, 2017

The medical field offers an array of exciting careers. Entering this field will provide you with the professional skills you need to earn a better living and open opportunities for advancement.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What Medical Assistant Specialty is Right For You?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 5, 2017

Healthcare is a multidimensional field that offers a wide variety of specialties from which to choose. Certified medical assistants have a sizable share of fantastic options. Some of the specialties give professionals an opportunity to earn additional certification.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant