Posts Categorized: Job Seeking Tips & Tricks

A Guide to Becoming a Medical Receptionist

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As a medical receptionist, you might work in a hospital, a doctor’s office or other medical facilities. Your day will include managing the reception desk, greeting visitors, processing patient information and performing clerical tasks. Expect to interact with doctors, professional staff and insurance companies daily. The typical entry requirement is a high school diploma and… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Finding a Job Through a Staffing Agency

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Are you considering finding a job with the assistance of a staffing agency? If the answer is yes, you must undoubtedly have questions you wish to ask your recruiter. Here are some common questions you need to ask your recruiter to make your experience with a staffing agency a positive one. Why Does the Business… Read more »

Certifications That Will Set You Apart As a Medical Assistant

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As a medical assistant, you can set yourself apart within your specialty with voluntary national certification. Certification demonstrates that you have a certain degree of knowledge and expertise in the profession. In addition to professional recognition, many employers prefer to hire only medical assistants with certification. So it helps your job prospects as well. Here… Read more »

Interview Questions: Why Do You Want to Be a Medical Assistant?

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Why do you want to be a medical assistant? You can rest assured that this question will come up in a job or school interview. Helping others is the obvious reply for most people. However, there are many excellent reasons for becoming a medical assistant, such as variety, predictability and stability. Below are five great… Read more »

How Can Nurses Improve the Patient Experience?

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The patient experience is the interactions that patients have with the health care system. It includes their care from health plans, doctors, nurses and staff in hospitals, physician offices and other health care facilities. The patient experience is a component of health care quality and includes characteristics of health care delivery that patients value when they seek and receive… 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 »

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 »