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By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

One of the most important things to consider when changing careers is the current job market. We’ve found 5 of the most in-demand medical careers that are accessible with just a little bit of training. Read on for our list of the top medical careers in demand. (The following information was all found in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Jobs Rankings.)  ... read more.

  • February 23, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Patient Care Technician

Looking for an exciting career in healthcare? Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) are one of the highest paying medical jobs in NY, and the training doesn’t take very long to complete either. Read on to learn more about how to become a PCT.... read more.

  • February 14, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

We’ve talked a lot about how technology is changing pharmacy technician jobs (as well as the rest of healthcare), and that’s the case especially for pharmacy technicians in hospitals. Read on to learn the top duties of a pharmacy technician in a hospital.... read more.

  • February 09, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

There are lots of questions to answer when you are thinking about starting a career as an EKG technician. But there’s one question we hear from our students more than any other. How much do EKG techs make? While there are plenty of other reasons you might consider a career as an EKG tech, salary is important. Read on to learn how much EKG techs make in the US and in NY.... read more.

  • February 02, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Home Health Aides (HHAs) are confused quite a bit because they have similar roles in patients’ lives, but they’re roles more different than most people think. Read on to learn the difference between CNAs and HHAs.... read more.

  • January 02, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

EKG Technicians play an important role in the healthcare field. Plus, the average EKG Technician makes $50,000 making it a lucrative career for those looking for a change. But how long does it take to become an EKG technician?... read more.

  • December 28, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy technicians do a lot, but their primary responsibility is to draw blood. Although a phlebotomy certification isn’t required in most states to draw blood, it is still an important step in maximizing your hireability and proving your skill. Read on to learn how to become certified to draw blood.... read more.

  • December 13, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Dialysis Technician

Being a dialysis technician can be a difficult job, but most people agree that it’s pretty rewarding. One of the reasons it is so fulfilling is that you are helping people everyday. Interpersonal skills are important for a dialysis technician, so he or she can manage the various social situations encountered in the role.... read more.

  • December 05, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

Attention to detail is your most important skill as a pharmacy technician. One small mistake can have a major impact on a patient’s life. But how can you keep sharp and make sure you are improving your accuracy? Read on to learn how pharmacy technicians can practice attention to detail.... read more.

  • November 28, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing & Coding

Medical billing & coding can be a tedious job, and it’s inevitable that you will occasionally make a billing & coding error. Knowing the most common billing errors and coding errors can help you avoid them. Read on to learn 3 billing & coding mistakes to avoid.... read more.

  • November 15, 2017