Articles by 'Manhattan Institute'

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Dialysis Technician

Dialysis is the process by which toxins are removed from the body when the kidneys stop working. Many people looking to enter the healthcare field consider becoming a dialysis technician, the person who monitors this process. Because the training period is short, and the field is growing, this is a great way to get started in healthcare. But what does a dialysis technician do?In the following sections, we will answer many questions about what dialysis techs do including: Where do dialysis technicians work?... read more.

  • February 08, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Technician

The healthcare field is growing, and opportunities for advancement are plentiful. Many people choose the healthcare field precisely because of the career opportunities. One way to get started on the path is to enter the field as a phlebotomy technician. Because it does not take very long to become a phlebotomy technician, you can determine whether healthcare is really a good fit for you before moving on to new career opportunities within the field.But what other career opportunities do you have as a phlebot... read more.

  • February 01, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Many people love being a CNA and view it as a goal unto itself. But others get their CNA as a stepping stone, the first rung on the ladder of healthcare success. Starting with your CNA certification gives you valuable experience, helps you get to work quickly, and allows you to understand healthcare from various backgrounds. These are invaluable benefits as you progress in the healthcare field.So what other jobs can you do with a CNA certification? Most other jobs will require additional training or certifi... read more.

  • January 28, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs work under RNs or LPNs and provide hands-on healthcare to patients. They also help patients with daily living tasks they are unable to do themselves, such as bathing, dressing, eating, and going to the bathroom. Earning your CNA opens countless doors to employment in the healthcare field.Where can a CNA work? These 4 healthcare facilities you can work in as a CNA encompass many of the jobs available for CNAs, but this list is not exhaustive. CNAs work in countless healthcare facilities as the first lin... read more.

  • January 18, 2016

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 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 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 & 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