Articles by 'Manhattan Institute'

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing & 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 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

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

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

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Technician

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

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

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

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

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Patient Care Technician

Becoming a patient care technician is a great career move, but getting job requires more than certification. Employers want to choose the right candidate for the job. If you are looking to become a patient care technician in NY, you need to have the qualities they are looking for.Read on to learn what job qualities NY employers are looking for in a patient care technician.CompassionThis is one of the most important qualities in the healthcare industry, but particularly with patient care technicians. As a pa... read more.

  • April 22, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Dialysis Technician

Dialysis technicians have a unique job. They help extend their patients’ lives every single day by using dialysis machines to remove toxins from patients’ bodies. This process of dialysis extends the average patient’s life by 2 years, but many people live even longer with consistent dialysis treatments.We’ve talked about what a dialysis technician does on the blog before. Maybe you’re already considering becoming a dialysis technician. If so, these are 3 qualities every dialysi... read more.

  • April 07, 2016