How Getting a Medical Career Can Change Your Life

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Like many Americans, you probably feel trapped under a pile of bills and debt. Maybe you’re unemployed and struggling to find work or underemployed, earning less than you need at an unfulfilling job. Whether you are on your own or struggling to support your family, you don’t have to feel this way anymore. Getting a medical career can change your life, and it doesn’t have to take years of school to get started.How Getting a Medical Career Can Change Your LifeThe Healthcare industry is growi... read more.

  • July 05, 2016
How Do I Start a Career as an Allied Healthcare Worker?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Allied healthcare includes technicians (less than two years of schooling required) and therapists/technologists. These crucial members of the healthcare team are responsible for identifying, evaluating, and preventing diseases as well as providing dietary and nutrition services and rehabilitation and health systems management. If you are thinking about entering this growing field, you’re probably wondering, “how do I start a career as an allied healthcare worker?”Well, we’ve got the... read more.

  • June 29, 2016
The Highest Paying Medical Jobs in NY

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Patient Care Technician

It’s no secret that medical jobs are some of the highest paying of all, especially in New York. But what are the highest paying medical jobs in NY? We’ve compiled a list of 5 of the highest paying medical jobs in NY. Some of them take years and years of schooling and specialization, but a couple are pretty accessible. Read on to learn which career paths you should choose if you are ready to start making money!SurgeonsIt makes sense that surgeons would top the list. Not only are they at the top o... read more.

  • June 15, 2016
4 Traits Successful Phlebotomy Technicians Possess

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Assistant

There’s no denying the difference between a good phlebotomy technician and a bad phlebotomy technician. If you’ve ever had your blood drawn, you know that some people are better than others at the job. So what is it that sets them apart?We’ve identified 4 traits you need to succeed as a phlebotomy technician, and you may be surprised that only one of them has to do with the art of drawing blood. Read on to learn the traits you need to develop in order to succeed as a phlebotomy technician.... read more.

  • June 07, 2016
How to Find a Job as a Certified Nursing Assistant in NYC

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Embarking on a new job search is intimidating, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. NYC is full of opportunities for qualified CNAs; you just have to know how to qualify, where to find them, and how to stand out from the competition. Follow these steps, and you’ll have your first  job as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in no time.How to Qualify for CNA jobs in NYCIn order to qualify for a CNA job, you need to have your CNA license. The licensing process requires you to complete... read more.

  • May 27, 2016
What Do I Learn in a Pharmacy Technician Course?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

Being a pharmacy technician carries a lot of responsibility. Your actions have a direct impact on people’s health, and mistakes can literally be a matter of life or death. Thankfully, a good pharmacy technician course will teach you everything you need to know in order to be successful in your new career.You may be wondering, “what do I learn in a pharmacy technician course anyway?” In general, your course will prepare you in four main arenas: math, science, customer service, and technical... read more.

  • May 20, 2016
How to Find a Job as a Personal Trainer in NYC

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Finding a job as a personal trainer can be intimidating, but there are plenty of opportunities in NYC. If you are wondering how to find a job as a personal trainer in NYC, you have come to the right place. These three tips will have you making a difference in clients’ lives in no time.Start Small and Work Your Way OutIf you want to be a personal trainer, you probably already have connections. Think of the many people you know who attend or work at gyms. Start at the gym or gyms where you personally wo... read more.

  • May 11, 2016
What Does a Medical Assistant Do?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

Did you know that hospitals, clinics, and private practices are hiring more medical assistants each year? This career field is growing fast, particularly because the skills set is broad, allowing medical assistants to fill in any gaps in the healthcare workflow. But just what does a medical assistant do anyway?Medical assistants are trained in administrative, patient-care, and diagnostic responsibilities. Their job descriptions vary greatly between workplaces, so all medical assistants don't do all of the t... read more.

  • May 09, 2016
How to Write a Great Healthcare Resume

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

When it comes to landing your dream job in healthcare, your first step is actually getting an interview. Your healthcare resume will make or break your chances. Resumes are one of the most important documents that you can write, and the pressure can be overwhelming. Many people freeze up when they are writing a resume, but there's no reason to stress out. Curious how to write a great healthcare resume? Follow these tips and land your interview - and your dream job.Write a Professional Healthcare ResumeYour... read more.

  • May 04, 2016
Why Getting Certified in Personal Fitness is the Best Career Move

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Are the people in your life constantly coming to you for advice about their nutrition and exercise? If so, you may have considered becoming a personal trainer. There are a lot of ways to get involved with personal training, but if you are serious about your career, you should consider getting certified in personal fitness.Read on to learn why getting certified in personal fitness is the best career move.Increase KnowledgeAs you work through a personal fitness certification program, you will learn about the... read more.

  • April 28, 2016