Articles by 'Manhattan Institute'

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

The pharmacy technician is an integral part of the healthcare system. He or she works closely with the pharmacist in order to help patients get the medicine that they need quickly and accurately. Read on to learn more about what pharmacy technicians do.Pharmacy Technicians Work With DrugsIt should come as no surprise that pharmacy technicians spend a great deal of time handling prescription drugs. They are responsible for counting pills, filling bottles with the right medications, and double checking orders... read more.

  • December 22, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Whether you are approaching graduation or recently completed your program, finding a job can be difficult - but it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of tips and tricks for landing your dream job, and recent graduates may need a little help learning the ropes. Get in on the know-how with these 4 post-graduation career tips that will put your resume at the top of the stack.1. Dress for Success, Not Early Morning PhysiologyIn school, you can dress however you like. If you’re like most students,... read more.

  • December 12, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

One of the best things about choosing a job in healthcare is that the field is growing. As baby boomers age, they require more healthcare professionals. At the same time, they are leaving the field to retire, opening up new opportunities for the next generation to take their place. But just because the healthcare field is growing doesn’t mean you will find a job without looking. Check out these top resources for finding a job in healthcare and find your dream job today!Health eCareersHealth eCareers i... read more.

  • November 11, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

In this article, we will be going through a day in the life of working at a NY hospital. Because all jobs at a hospital are different, we have decided to focus on the life of a CNA. Ask anyone who works in a hospital, and you will find out that no two days are exactly alike, but this is a general outline of what a day in the life of working at a NY hospital looks like.Get Caught Up To SpeedWhen you come into the hospital, you will be receiving information from other healthcare professionals about what is cu... read more.

  • October 20, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

It’s no secret that the healthcare sector is growing or that healthcare jobs pay well. But just how well do they pay? We’ve compiled the average salaries of NY healthcare workers in some of the most popular healthcare professions, and you’ll be surprised by how much you could be making.Read on for the average salaries of NY healthcare workers.Average Salary of NY Doctors and PhysiciansDoctors and Physicians are fairly specialized which means they make a lot of money. Because they require a... read more.

  • October 12, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

You’ve probably researched tons of careers at this point. Whether you’re just getting started on a career path or looking to find career field more suited to you, you’ve got a lot of options. We think healthcare is the best career field for job stability, and these 2 amazing facts about healthcare careers in NY will explain why.Read on for 2 AMAZING facts about healthcare careers in NY.Healthcare workers make up 12% of the NY workforce!In other words, almost 1 in 8 New Yorkers is a healthc... read more.

  • October 05, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Many people spend years training for a career only to find that they don’t enjoy it or aren’t good at it. So what can you do to avoid landing a job that just isn’t right? There are a few steps you can take, and the first one is reading this list of tips for deciding if a career in healthcare is right for you.Evaluate YourselfFirst thing’s first, take a long hard look in the mirror. Learn more about the healthcare career that appeals to you - specifically what the daily job would be l... read more.

  • September 28, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

“You can be anything you want to be,” was reassuring as a kid. Now, you’re overwhelmed by all the options. If you think you want to become a CNA, you’re probably asking yourself a ton of questions. How long will it take to become a CNA? How much money will I make as a CNA? Will I be happy as a CNA? Turns out that the answers to these questions are the top 3 reasons to become a CNA. Read on to find the motivation to get started on your new career path.How Long Does It Take To Become a... read more.

  • September 21, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

The New York job market is highly competitive, and interviewing for a position at a NY Hospital can be intimidating - especially if you’re interviewing at one of the top hospitals. There’s no need to stress about your interview, though. If you follow these 4 tips for interviewing for a position at a NY hospital, you’ll be just fine.Show Up On TimeThere’s no faster way to get your resume thrown in the trash can than to show up late to your interview. In a city where traffic and commut... read more.

  • September 16, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs play an integral role in the healthcare industry, providing patients with personal care and assisting nurses and doctors. You might be perfect for the job if you are patient, pay attention to detail, and really want to help people - but starting a new career can be daunting. That’s why we’ve compiled this timeline and steps to become a CNA. Follow these steps, and you’ll be well on your way to becoming a CNA.1. Find the Right Program (1-2 Weeks)You’ve already started your resear... read more.

  • September 08, 2016