Tag: medical assisting

The Ugly Truth About Medical Assisting

The Ugly Truth About Medical Assisting It’s easy to see the bright side of medical assisting: it provides professional employment in a desirable environment with decent pay. On top of that, you can expect a very healthy job market for many years to come. Yet being a medical assistant...
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What’s the Current Job Market for Medical Assisting Professionals Look Like?

The Current Job Market for Medical Assisting Professionals Medical assistants play an intricate, behind-the-scenes role in many medical facilities. They are the people who take medical histories, deal with patients, and serve as the first line of communication between patients and the medical facility. With that being said, medical...
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What Does a Medical Assistant do?

What Does a Medical Assistant do? That is a completely fair and reasonable question, especially, if you are considering a career in the medical assisting field.  Medical assistants work in hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics and other healthcare facilities.  They work closely with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to...
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Qualities a Medical Assistant Should Have

Qualities a Medical Assistant Should Have According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Medical Assistant often takes vitals and patient history, helps physicians with examinations, administers patient injections (as directed by a physician), schedules patient appointments and assists in drawing and preparing blood for laboratory tests.  Note that...
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Medical Assisting as a Career Choice – Infographic

Medical Assisting as a Career Infographic Medical Assisting as a Career – medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice. Most medical assistants work in physicians’ offices...
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Well Advantage Partners with Centura College to Staff its Workforce

Well Advantage Partners with Centura College and hires over 20 Centura College Graduates in the Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding and Practical Nursing Fields! On Wednesday, June 19th 2013, The North Chesterfield (Midlothian) campus of Centura College partnered with Well Advantage for an onsite Career Fair for the...
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Chesapeake Campus Medical Assisting Success Story

Centura College – Chesapeake Campus Medical Assisting Success Story When I started school at the Centura College Chesapeake Campus, I came in with the enthusiasm of knowing that I was going to further my education while gaining hands on training to enhance my skills at my job, which is...
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Virginia Beach Medical Assisting Class Adds Zumba

Centura College Incorporates Zumba into Virginia Beach Medical Assisting Class to Promote Healthy Eating and an Active Lifestyle   As part of Mrs. Amelia Level’s “Medical Assisting Role II” at the Virginia Beach Medical Assisting Class, she has incorporated a Zumba dance class to reinforce exercise and nutrition as...
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How Much Does a Medical Assistant Make?

How Much Does a Medical Assistant Make? How much does a medical assistant make?  We have to look at a number of factors.  Education level, experience, type of health care facility where you work, type of work you perform and geographic location, all play a part in determining what...
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