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By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

Listed as one of the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Bright Outlook” occupations, employment of Pharmacy Technicians is projected to grow 22% within the next 7 years with 100,000 or more job openings. Learn more about the duties of a Pharmacy Technician: what is an average workday like, what career opportunities might you have, and how to get certified and employed. Duties of a Pharmacy TechPharmacy Technicians work directly with pharmacists, although the duties may be limited by sta... read more.

  • December 15, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Patient Care Technician

A patient care technician is an important part of the healthcare team. Patient care technicians help other professionals take care of patients in just about every healthcare setting, such as nursing homes, hospitals, doctor's offices, hospices, and more.Many choose to become patient care technicians as a career change, because the training is short and inexpensive, and the jobs are plentiful, stable, and well-paying. Others have always wanted to be a part of healthcare and just want to get started as soon a... read more.

  • December 08, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Where Can You Work as a Certified Personal Trainer?So you’ve decided to start a career as a Certified Personal Trainer. Before getting your certification, it’s important to know what employment opportunities are out there for you and to determine which career best fits your needs.When researching your personal fitness career options, it’s a good idea to consider not only where you can work, but also how you will work. Will you be content to work for someone else? Do you have the drive to b... read more.

  • December 02, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

When people think about the healthcare industry, most only consider doctors and nurses. However, the field offers a broad selection of positions for other medical professionals. With healthcare spending projected to reach 20% of the U.S. economy within the next six years, there is greater career opportunity in the healthcare field.Comprising nearly 60% of the workforce, Allied Health Professionals is one such career path that can jumpstart your career and offers growth opportunities for future advancement.... read more.

  • November 04, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Dialysis Technician

With more than 20 million people suffering from kidney disease in the U.S., Dialysis Technicians are in high-demand and the field is expected to grow upwards of 5 million new jobs by 2022.For people looking for a stable career move or to advance in the healthcare field, becoming a NYC Dialysis Technician is a smart career move.What is a Dialysis Technician?A Dialysis Technician is more than just a healthcare professional hooking patients up to machines to clean out toxic fluids and waste from their blood be... read more.

  • October 15, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

Did you know that nearly 850,000 U.S. citizens are Medical Assistants? As a rapidly expanding career, Medical Assistantship is predicted to grow 29% by the year 2022.Medical Assistants come from all walks of life. Regardless of whether you’re a recent high school graduate looking to jumpstart your career in an exciting new vocation or you’re a part-time worker looking for a more stable career, you can become a Medical Assistant quickly.As a Medical Assistant, you not only fill an important role... read more.

  • October 12, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

New York City Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technicians are in high demand. Careers as a healthcare providers are expected to grow rapidly over the next ten years. With today’s unstable economy, it is smart to choose a career in a growing workforce.EKG Technicians earn an average of $50,000, with the possibility to earn upwards of $77,000 with advanced EKG training. In as little as nine months you could earn your certificate and be out in the work place helping people with heart disease and advancing your c... read more.

  • October 09, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing and Coding

Do you want to start a career in the medical field but don’t know where to start? There are so many job opportunities available in healthcare that finding the right one for you can be a challenge.If you’re interested in the medical field but don’t want to take the nursing route, starting a job as a Medical Biller can get you the healthcare experience you need to pursue the career you want.Not really sure what a Medical Biller does? Learn what a Medical Biller does in order to determine wha... read more.

  • September 16, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

A career as a personal trainer is rewarding on so many levels. Not only do you get the opportunity to learn new exercises and physiological treatments but you also get to teach others how to create and maintain their own healthy lifestyles.That one-on-one interaction between trainer and trainee is an experience unique to personal training, and when you train to become a certified personal trainer, The Manhattan Institute gives you all the hands-on training necessary to succeed. Classes in physiology, nutrit... read more.

  • September 04, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Pursuing a career in personal training means you get the best of both worlds. Not only do you spend your time learning the ins and outs of physical fitness, nutrition, and overall healthy living but you also get to share your knowledge and experiences in the gym with others.Learning and teaching are two extremely rewarding experiences that pay off both for you and your clients when you both start recognizing the signs of a healthy lifestyle. While it is not strictly mandatory to get certified in order to be... read more.

  • August 24, 2015