What To Expect as a Pharmacy Technician

What To Expect as a Pharmacy Technician

As one of the careers with the highest projected growth rates according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics pharmacy technicians are expected to be in high demand at least until 2024. This leads to job security and stability.  

Expect to work mainly in pharmacies and drug stores. While 52 percent of pharmacy technicians work in pharmacies many also work at general medical and surgical hospitals, grocery stores and department stores. Pharmacy technicians spend most of the workday on their feet.

Pros and Cons of Becoming a Medical Assistant

Pros and Cons of Becoming a Medical Assistant

We all dream of landing a job that we love. A career where we can do what we want and excel at the same time. But the sad truth is, many people are stuck with a job that they don’t particularly love or even like. Even though we love our work, it can still have its advantages and disadvantages. It all boils down to how we cope with it and how we face it.

11 Benefits of Becoming a Medical Assistant

11 Benefits of Becoming a Medical Assistant

Medical assistants (MAs) have both clinical and administrative duties, which means that one minute they might be scheduling appointments and answering phones and the next minute they’re rushing to get the vital signs of the next patient. In short, they’re some of the hardest working healthcare professionals most people don’t know about.

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BECOMING A MEDICAL ASSISTANT

** Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Assistants,  on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited June 29, 2017).

** Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Assistants, 
on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited June 29, 2017).

Have you heard about medical assistant training through a friend, in your community, or through an advertisement on TV? Are you thinking about going back to school? Before making any career decision, it’s important to try to learn as much as you can about your potential career field. This infographic discusses what it’s like to be a medical assistant, and may help you decide whether this career path is the right one for you.

Medical Assistant Career Information - Greater West Palm Beach Area

Medical Assistant Career Information - Greater West Palm Beach Area

Whether you are just browsing or looking to change careers soon, there are FREE government resources that can help you make a more data-driven decision. In this article, we highlight West Palm Beach's medical assistant career statistics and showcase the government tool where the information was found.

5 Key Success Factors For Massage Therapist

5 Key Success Factors For Massage Therapist

We all know that massage therapists provide therapeutic and non-therapeutic massages for clients both large and small, literally. But, according to industry trends, what exactly are the key success factors for massage therapists? In this article, we explore this in greater detail.

Forest Hill Community High School - Successful Career College Event

Forest Hill Community High School - Successful Career College Event

Our school Admissions Director, Salomon Chahin, hosted an informational career event for Forest Hill Community High School students that are interested in a career in health care upon graduation this summer. Students would be fast-tracking their careers and can look forward to entering the workforce in 9 months or less. 

Massage Therapy Helps Veterans With Reintegration

Massage Therapy Helps Veterans With Reintegration

According to a scholarly article published by the US National Library of Medicine 
National Institutes of Health, massage therapy has been linked to a reduction in physical pain, stress, depression, and anxiety from National Guard veterans upon reintegration from service in Iraq or Afghanistan. 

3 Uncommon Reasons To Become A Medical Assistant

3 Uncommon Reasons To Become A Medical Assistant

We all know that becoming a certified medical assistant will lead to a promising career in an industry that is projected to keep growing above the national average for most other industries, but becoming a medical assistant is more than just statistics and a steady paycheck. It is so much more.  

Ace Your Medical Assistant Interview

Ace Your Medical Assistant Interview

Getting invited to interview is just the first step to getting your dream job. A great interview will almost surely land you the job, while a few less-than-perfect answers may result in a missed opportunity.

Benefits Of Scheduling A Monthly Massage

Benefits Of Scheduling A Monthly Massage

If you've ever had a massage, you know it is pleasant and relaxing. You may not have realized it can also have physical and emotional benefits if it is done regularly. There are several types of massage, from deep-tissue therapies to gentle Swedish treatments. They don't replace medical treatment, but they can benefit your body and mind if you have them done on an ongoing basis.

Pharmacy Technician's Save Lives Through Medication Safety Checks

Pharmacy Technician's Save Lives Through Medication Safety Checks

Pharmacy technicians play a big role in modern pharmacy practice. The pharmacist relies on the technician to provide an extra layer of safety for the pharmacy's clientele.  

US News & World Report Ranks Massage Therapy as Top 5 Best Health Care Support Jobs in 2017

US News & World Report Ranks Massage Therapy as Top 5 Best Health Care Support Jobs in 2017

US News & World Report ranks massage therapy as a top 5 career in the sector of health care support jobs in 2017, which means that a career in massage therapy isn't only personally rewarding but also highly marketable. 

Future Pharmacy Technicians-Let's Talk Turkey

Future Pharmacy Technicians-Let's Talk Turkey

Pharmacy technicians are essential to the day-to-day operations of any pharmacy, nursing home or hospital. They work in a wide array of settings, and their job duties vary with employment location. This means that the expected salary of a pharmacy technician varies greatly depending on education, experience, and work setting.