Lessons for Medical Assistant Graduates

Lessons for Medical Assistant Graduates Getting your first job in health care is a great step towards developing your career, and it’s something to be proud of. The transition from school to work, however, can sometimes be a challenge. While internships can give you a good idea of what it will be like to work […] Read More

Medical Assistant Challenges: Changing Challenges into Rewards.

Medical Assistant Challenges: Changing Challenges into Rewards. You’ve dreamed of a Medical Assistant career where your life’s work would be all about helping others. You wanted to contribute your knowledge and compassion to a healthcare team that helps patients get well but the profession has its challenges. So how do you turn those challenges into […] Read More

Hidden Healthcare Landscapes Beneath a Medical Assistant’s Day-to-Day

Learning to become a medical assistant includes a lot of information about basic anatomy, physiology and a host of other important facts.  What is covered in the medical assistant training course is certainly in-depth, but not perhaps as in-depth as the slide show linked here which shows what the amazing human body and its respective […] Read More

Medical Assistant Students: Ways to Manage Your Stress

Medical Assistant Students: Ways to Manage Your Stress. School can be challenging; even for the most relaxed students. For many, it’s the stress of going back to school for the first time in years. Student stress can be caused by a number of factors, including: Loneliness, feeling homesick or experiencing relationship difficulties Struggling to save […] Read More

Medical Assistant Interview Tips: Appearance

Medical Assistant Interview Tips: Appearance. You don’t get a second chance at a first impression, and at job interviews, first impressions are vitally important. In just an hour, employers will get an idea of who you are, what your work ethic is, and whether you’ll fit their team. It all comes down to how you […] Read More

Gift Yourself a Job for the Holidays – Step Up Job Search

If you buy into the myth that holiday job searching is a waste of time, you are losing one of the better job searching seasons of the year. During this holiday job searching season, you enjoy reduced competition for jobs, easier access to decision makers who are actually in the office, and the opportunity to […] Read More

Can You Describe an Instance Where You Screwed Up at School or Work?

This is the very type of loaded question interviewers are increasingly asking of candidates for job positions.  Ah, how quaint seem the days when they used to ask you about your 3 top strengths and weaknesses.  Listen, the job market is more competitive now than it has ever been.  Hiring managers are forced to sort […] Read More

Best Job Markets in the US: Part Deux – NJ’s Monmouth-Ocean Counties

Offering summertime visitors and residents alike sun, surf and proximity to the cultural and economic powerhouse that is New York City, Monmouth and Ocean Counties also rank very high in terms of their career potentials for those seeking employement in healthcare related industries. Read More

Ransomware: At the Nexus of Medical Office Assistant Training and IT

Ransomware An interesting story rests at the intersection of medical office assistant training and IT-centric activities like online medical billing.  According to news reports, MedStar, a health network of 10 Maryland hospitals, was  struck by a ransomware attack last week.  What’s ransomware?  If you’re soon to complete medical office assistant training or online medical billing classes, […] Read More

Medical Assistant Interviewing Tips

Are you preparing for a job interview for a Medical Assistant position? Familiarizing yourself with these common interview questions will help you have answers ready and feel more comfortable. When attending the Allen School of health Sciences, our Career Services team will assist you using these questions to give you a practice interview. Tell me […] Read More