Why CNAs are the Angels of Healthcare

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs are an integral piece of the medical team. The performance and success of the doctor and his or her medical staff relies heavily on the CNA. Certified Nursing Assistants are key in making patients feel comfortable and confident in their physician’s care. In fact, that’s your most important role. If you are considering a career in the Nursing field, becoming a CNA is a great place to start. In this position, you will learn just how important you are and what role you play in the care an... read more.

  • August 06, 2015
What Does a Phlebotomy Technician Do in a Day?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Assistant

Wondering whether becoming a Phlebotomy Technician is the right career move for you? Here is a breakdown of what a phlebotomist does in a day. Prepping the EquipmentBefore phlebotomy technicians begin, they must make sure that everything they need to make the procedure go as quickly and as easily as possible. This entails ensuring that all the equipment they need – from tourniquets and needs to collection tubes and disposal containers – are ready to go before they meet with the patient.Furt... read more.

  • July 29, 2015
5 Qualities of a Successful Personal Trainer

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

The Personal Trainer course at The Manhattan Institute will prepare you for everything you need to know to become a successful personal trainer. But there are specific, personal qualities every client looks for in their personal trainer that you must embody to be successful. These 5 qualities of a personal trainer can be built and honed with practice and skill, so keep these in mind as you study and work your way to your certification.PassionateEvery personal trainer must be passionate about their career an... read more.

  • July 23, 2015
Top 3 Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant Today

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

 Medical Assistants are proud to be working in one of the fastest growing fields in the country. As a Medical Assistant, you will assist doctors and physicians in administrative and clinical capacities, help patients receive medication, and work as a member of a team responsible for the care and examination of several different patients.If you are considering a career path in the medical field, Medical Assistant could be perfect for you! Beyond being a vital member of a team and doing your role to help... read more.

  • July 16, 2015
Top Healthcare Job Stats in NYC

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

As of May 2015, health care and health services positions were among the most hired, second only to business and professional service positions. According to the Department of Labor, the demand for healthcare positions is high with over 430,000 positions to be filled. This trend will continue as the existing population continues to age and demand better healthcare. If you are pursuing a career in health services, here are a few statistics to help you decide your professional career path here in New York Cit... read more.

  • July 09, 2015
4 Facts You Need to Know about CNAs

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Whether you’ve just decided to start a CNA program or if you’re about to graduate, there are a few key facts you need to know about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant in New York. Training and certification requirements, security screenings, and day-to-day tasks you’re expected to perform are all part of the CNA lifestyle, and these 4 facts can help you prepare for your new career.1. Training and Certification RequirementsIn the state of New York, you cannot become a Certified Nursing... read more.

  • July 01, 2015
What Does a CNA Do?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

A certified nursing assistant is so much more than a mere assistant. Your responsibility extends from the doctor to the patients and their families. You are the first face the patient sees in the office, so your energy and your friendly demeanor make the patient feel at ease while your job skills ensure that the appointment goes smoothly.Balancing interpersonal skills with professional skills are key to being the best CNA you can be, and this quick job description will help you better understand what a CNA... read more.

  • June 30, 2015
Want to land a job? Dress for success!

By Ed Schwartz, Posted in Students

I remember when my brother was 17 years old and going for his first job at Rapid Messenger Company. He left in tye dye jeans (A fad in the 70’s), a rock and roll tee shirt, and a bandana in his back pocket.My mom stopped my brother and told him that if he wanted the job, he has to dress like he was going to a wedding. My mom continued to explain to my brother that it is her generation that will be judging and hiring him.  It turns out that she gave him good advice, because my brother landed... read more.

  • June 03, 2015
You Get What You Pay For, and Education Is No Different!

By Ed Schwartz, Posted in Students

My mother (may she rest in peace) once told me “There is nothing more expensive than buying “cheap paint.” Unfortunately, I did not listen to Mom’s advice and bought cheap paint anyway.It was an expensive lesson, but a lesson learned.  I spent the weekend painting my apartment with the cheapest paint I could find. Sadly, I found out that when the paint dried, it did not look very good. Even after a third coat of paint, it still did not cover well, a... read more.

  • June 02, 2015
NYC Phlebotomy Training: What You Need to Know

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Assistant

Are you interested in pursuing a career in medical care? Are you drawn to phlebotomy but unsure of what it is and you should expect as a certified phlebotomist? Here’s everything you need to know about training to become a phlebotomist in NYC. What Does Being a Phlebotomy Technician Involve?As a phlebotomy technician, you will be an integral part of the hospital and healthcare team. Your main responsibility is drawing blood samples from patients and transport them to the office or lab where they... read more.

  • May 19, 2015