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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

Can a Medical Assistant Work in Telehealth?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 2, 2018

Advances in technology are making it even easier for people to have access to healthcare. Telehealth allows patients to see a doctor remotely. That means physicians to treat patients whenever needed and wherever the patient is, by using a computer or smartphone.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What Kind of Subjects are Covered in an MA program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 24, 2018

 

The office and examining-room skills of medical assistants make them valuable additions to group practices, clinics, and similar facilities. Medical assistants offer a less-expensive alternative to nurses and free up physicians to handle more complex tasks.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

4 Signs You Should Pursue A Medical Assistant Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 5, 2018

A career in medical assisting may appear straightforward. But like any other job, a medical assisting career is a unique role that, as a result, requires a specific set of skills and education.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

The Top Traits of a Great Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 27, 2018

 

If you’ve ever taken a trip to a doctor’s office, urgent care clinic, hospital, or blood donation center, you’ve probably encountered a medical assistant from time to time. Hopefully each experience has been a positive one. But when it comes down to it, some medical assistants do a better job than others.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What a Medical Assistant Can and Can’t Do

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 21, 2018

 

The decision to become a Medical Assistant can be one of the most beneficial decisions a person can make in their lifetime. Training in this field can open up the doors to a world of possibilities, offering diverse career opportunities filled with both purpose and passion. No matter where Medical Assistants live, they are likely to find employment opportunities that will match their skills, qualifications, and interests.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant