Articles by 'Manhattan Institute'

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

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs are an integral piece of the medical team. The performance and success of the doctor and his or her medical staff relies heavily on the CNA. Certified Nursing Assistants are key in making patients feel comfortable and confident in their physician’s care. In fact, that’s your most important role. If you are considering a career in the Nursing field, becoming a CNA is a great place to start. In this position, you will learn just how important you are and what role you play in the care an... read more.

  • August 06, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Technician

Wondering whether becoming a Phlebotomy Technician is the right career move for you? Here is a breakdown of what a phlebotomist does in a day. Prepping the EquipmentBefore phlebotomy technicians begin, they must make sure that everything they need to make the procedure go as quickly and as easily as possible. This entails ensuring that all the equipment they need – from tourniquets and needs to collection tubes and disposal containers – are ready to go before they meet with the patient.Furt... read more.

  • July 29, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

As of May 2015, health care and health services positions were among the most hired, second only to business and professional service positions. According to the Department of Labor, the demand for healthcare positions is high with over 430,000 positions to be filled. This trend will continue as the existing population continues to age and demand better healthcare. If you are pursuing a career in health services, here are a few statistics to help you decide your professional career path here in New York Cit... read more.

  • July 09, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Whether you’ve just decided to start a CNA program or if you’re about to graduate, there are a few key facts you need to know about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant in New York. Training and certification requirements, security screenings, and day-to-day tasks you’re expected to perform are all part of the CNA lifestyle, and these 4 facts can help you prepare for your new career.1. Training and Certification RequirementsIn the state of New York, you cannot become a Certified Nursing... read more.

  • July 01, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA, CNA, Students

A certified nursing assistant is so much more than a mere assistant. Your responsibility extends from the doctor to the patients and their families. You are the first face the patient sees in the office, so your energy and your friendly demeanor make the patient feel at ease while your job skills ensure that the appointment goes smoothly.Balancing interpersonal skills with professional skills are key to being the best CNA you can be, and this quick job description will help you better understand what a CNA... read more.

  • June 30, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Technician, Students

Are you interested in pursuing a career in medical care? Are you drawn to phlebotomy but unsure of what it is and you should expect as a certified phlebotomist? Here’s everything you need to know about training to become a phlebotomist in NYC. What Does Being a Phlebotomy Technician Involve?As a phlebotomy technician, you will be an integral part of the hospital and healthcare team. Your main responsibility is drawing blood samples from patients and transport them to the office or lab where they... read more.

  • May 19, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Are you looking to pursue a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant and want to find the right training program in NYC that fits your schedule and your lifestyle? Careers in the medical field have many online training programs that can teach you the necessary skills and prepare you for the licensing exam, but classroom-based programs also exist to give you the hands-on training necessary for becoming a CNA.Choosing between online and classroom-based CNA programs can be a bit tricky, but this list of pros an... read more.

  • May 14, 2015