Posts Categorized: Career Advancement

Ways to Advance Your Medical Assistant Career

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As a medical assistant, you are a critical part of the health care team in hospitals and health care facilities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that employment for your profession will grow 29% through 2026. If you want to take your options a step further, there are many ways you can utilize your experience… Read more »

Why You Should Not Stop Working to Improve Your Career as a Medical Assistant

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As a medical assistant, you probably know that your skills are in great demand. However, now is not the moment to stop. Learning about ways to improve can help you earn more money, enjoy job stability, and feel good about your career. Here is why you should never stop improving as a medical assistant and… Read more »

Create New Year’s Resolutions That Will Help Your Nursing Career

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As 2020 winds down, it might be time to consider your New Year’s resolutions. Although this is a great time to reflect on your past year’s professional nursing accomplishments, it is the idyllic moment to plan for the coming year. As a nurse, your goals for 2021 might include professional development, further education or volunteer work. This… Read more »

4 Ways to Practice Self-Care This Winter

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The holiday season conjures up thoughts of delicious foods, visiting with family and opening presents. However, the season is a little different and can also bring stress, disappointment, and overindulgence. Taking a moment for yourself during the planning, shopping, and talking with relatives is crucial. Following are four healthy things you can do as a holiday gift to… 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 »

CMA 101: Explaining What Different Certifications are, and Why They are Important 

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Certification is not a requirement for medical assistants. However, if you want to distinguish yourself as a qualified professional with a specific level of knowledge and experience in the profession, a voluntary national certification might be for you. Furthermore, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) is reporting that many managed care health organizations are now making certification mandatory for… Read more »

3 of the Top Ways to Earn Your Medical Assistant’s Certification

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Being certified is a way for you, a medical assistant, to demonstrate your mastery of clinical and administrative job duties. You can pursue your certification through organizations that regulate the medical assistant industry. Although certification is optional, employers are increasingly seeking medical assistants who possess certification credentials. Certification is typically the next step you will… Read more »