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How to Improve the Physician and Medical Assistant Relationship

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Physicians cannot do it all. They need medical assistants to assist them in day-to-day activities to ensure that physician offices, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities provide patients with the best care possible. A medical assistant can make or break a practice. Taking vital signs, prepping rooms, assisting during exams, documenting medical information, and providing patient support and… Read more »

Seven Skills to Look for During a Nursing Interview

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As a nursing employer, you might find yourself sitting with a stack of resumes on your desk that highlight candidates with the same general experience and technical skills. It is frustrating to find candidates who stand out among the competition. However, there are skills that separate top nursing candidates from the rest of the stack, and… Read more »

How to Help Medical Assistants Grow Their Career

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As your team of medical assistants gain experience and develop their proficiency in skills, consider helping them advance their careers. Your medical assistants may desire to seek a management position, practice in another specialty or perhaps even teach. No matter their specific goals, take it upon yourself to help your medical assistants maximize their career opportunities. … Read more »

Position Spotlight: Certified Nursing Assistant

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Are you looking for an exciting healthcare career that gives you a chance to provide intimate, hands-on health care to patients? Think about a career as a certified nursing assistant (CNA). These healthcare professionals assist patients in many ways under the guidance of a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse.   Education  To become a CNA, you will need to obtain a… Read more »

Tips for Entering Health Care as a New Graduate

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Now that you are a new health care graduate, it is time to find a job. You have put in endless hours of work toward your goal, and now it is time for the reward. Here are a few items to recollect as you begin your search for your first health care job.  The Search  When you begin your job search… Read more »

3 Changes COVID-19 is Causing in Medical Clinics

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Health care delivery is undergoing unprecedented change in the wake of COVID-19. To reduce the threat of transferring the virus to patients and healthcare workers, medical clinics are altering their delivery of health care. Providers are deferring elective and preventative office visits and favoring telemedicine visits to avoid exposure to the virus. Here are three changes that COVID-19… Read more »

Why You Should Not Wait to Start Looking for a Job

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You may be among the 30 million workers making unemployment claims. Soon, you will have to choose between returning to work or staying home to stay safe. Staying home may seem like a clear choice now, but here are some considerations for returning now.   Your Unemployment Benefits May Disappear  A requirement for filing for unemployment benefits is that… Read more »

Position Spotlight: Home Health Care LVN

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The licensed vocational nurse (LVN) is an essential member of the health care industry. Similar to a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in everything but job title, the LVN provides care in an assortment of health care settings, including home health care. Read on to find out if working in home health as an LVN is right for you!  Training  Typical… Read more »

A Crisis May Be the Best Time to Survey Employees: Here is How to Do it Properly

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Surveying your employees right now during the COVID-19 crisis is vital. It will help your business thrive through the coming, unpredictable days ahead. The survey will not only show your employees that you care and are listening, but it will also help to build trust. A survey is essential for traversing unknown territory.  The Survey  Your employees… Read more »