Articles by 'Manhattan Institute'

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Many people spend years training for a career only to find that they don’t enjoy it or aren’t good at it. So what can you do to avoid landing a job that just isn’t right? There are a few steps you can take, and the first one is reading this list of tips for deciding if a career in healthcare is right for you.Evaluate YourselfFirst thing’s first, take a long hard look in the mirror. Learn more about the healthcare career that appeals to you - specifically what the daily job would be l... read more.

  • September 28, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

“You can be anything you want to be,” was reassuring as a kid. Now, you’re overwhelmed by all the options. If you think you want to become a CNA, you’re probably asking yourself a ton of questions. How long will it take to become a CNA? How much money will I make as a CNA? Will I be happy as a CNA? Turns out that the answers to these questions are the top 3 reasons to become a CNA. Read on to find the motivation to get started on your new career path.How Long Does It Take To Become a... read more.

  • September 21, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

The New York job market is highly competitive, and interviewing for a position at a NY Hospital can be intimidating - especially if you’re interviewing at one of the top hospitals. There’s no need to stress about your interview, though. If you follow these 4 tips for interviewing for a position at a NY hospital, you’ll be just fine.Show Up On TimeThere’s no faster way to get your resume thrown in the trash can than to show up late to your interview. In a city where traffic and commut... read more.

  • September 16, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs play an integral role in the healthcare industry, providing patients with personal care and assisting nurses and doctors. You might be perfect for the job if you are patient, pay attention to detail, and really want to help people - but starting a new career can be daunting. That’s why we’ve compiled this timeline and steps to becoming a CNA. Follow these steps, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming a CNA.1. Find the Right Program (1-2 Weeks)You’ve already started your rese... read more.

  • September 08, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

EKG technicians have an important job. They administer electrocardiograms (EKG), helping patients and giving doctors useful data. They utilize important healthcare technology while spending a lot of time with patients. Curious how to start a career as an EKG technician? Turns out you’ve got options. Read on to learn how to start a career as an EKG technician.Start a Career as an EKG Technician with a DegreeThere are many degree programs available to potential EKG technicians, including Associate&rsquo... read more.

  • August 30, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Where you work plays a huge role in your happiness. If you are looking for a job change or are just entering the healthcare field, you are probably curious about what the top rated hospitals are and how to get a job there. Every year, U.S. News ranks the best hospitals across the country. New York is always well-represented with numerous hospitals making the list.Below you will find the 5 top rated hospitals to work at in New York, along with links to their career section so you can get started applying for... read more.

  • August 25, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Patient Care Technician

So you’re thinking about becoming a patient care technician. We’re sure you won’t be able to wait to get started once you see the benefits of this particular career path. Read on for the top 4 reasons to become a patient care technician.1. Become a Patient Care Technician in Less Than a YearYou can become a patient care technician in as little as four weeks! With training options that allow for evening or weekend only classes (or traditional day classes), you’ve got flexibility to ke... read more.

  • August 16, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting is one of the fastest growing career fields in the United States, and there are tons of great medical assistant career opportunities in NYC. The key is knowing what you are looking for and where to find it. Read on to learn about the three types of medical assistant career opportunities and where to find jobs for each one.Clinical Medical AssistantClinical Medical Assistants are primarily focused on patient care. They conduct assessments, prepare patients for exams, document vitals and med... read more.

  • July 28, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing and Coding

So you’re great with numbers, and you want a career in healthcare? Sounds to me like you’d make a perfect medical biller! Medical billing is a growing career field with a low barrier of entry. As a medical biller, you will be responsible for keeping hospitals, medical practices, and other healthcare facilities running financially.Read on to learn the steps to becoming a medical biller in NYC.Get EducatedFirst thing’s first. You’ve got to get your education. While medical billing is o... read more.

  • July 26, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Some people look at personal fitness training as a career that just happens because you love exercising, but becoming a personal trainer takes hard work and dedication. And a lot more than working out.Here are 5 crucial steps to becoming a personal fitness trainer.1. Get Motivated and Make PlansFirst thing’s first, you need to get excited. You need to decide if becoming a personal trainer is really something you want to do. Do you LOVE going to the gym? Do you love helping people? Why do you want to b... read more.

  • July 13, 2016