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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

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing & Coding

If you enjoy working with numbers and people and want to make a difference in your community,you should consider a career as a medical biller. Medical billers are responsible for keeping hospitals, medical practices, and other healthcare facilities running by making sure bills are paid. Wondering how to become a medical biller?Read on to learn the steps necessary to become a medical biller:Educational RequirementsMedical billing is generally open to anyone with a high school diploma or GED, but many employe... read more.

  • March 21, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Dialysis Technician

Dialysis technicians can help extend the lives of patients with kidney failure, but this important work takes training. In order to become a dialysis technician, you must have a high school diploma or GED certificate. You can then enroll in a Dialysis Technician program to learn the necessary skills and information to help patients.Read on to find out what you learn in a dialysis tech course and why it’s important:Kidney ScienceYou will be working with patients whose kidneys have failed. Many of them... read more.

  • March 16, 2016

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

EKG technicians are responsible for administering electrocardiograms (EKG) to patients and providing useful data to doctors. As a cardiology technologist, they utilize important healthcare technology and work closely with patients. There are lots of paths to become an EKG Technician, but choosing the right one can be difficult. Below, you will find the three paths to becoming an EKG Technician in NY.Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s DegreeSome EKG technicians obtain a two year degree or even... read more.

  • March 08, 2016

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