Articles by 'Manhattan Institute'

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 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