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Posted February 19, 2015 by

6 Steps to Beginning a Private Practice

Reception at a private clinic

Reception at a private clinic. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Completing years and years of school almost doesn’t seem worth it when you consider the fact that when you graduate you’ll be working for someone else. But that doesn’t have to be the case if you have the courage to stand on your own.

Although there are plenty of risks involved in starting your own private practice, the rewards can be tremendous. Whether you’re an ambitious recent graduate, or you’ve been in the medical field for decades, opening your own practice and becoming your own boss is a fulfilling experience.

If you’re ready to make the leap of faith, here are six steps to help you get started. (more…)

Posted October 28, 2014 by

5 Great Options for a Career in Health

Doctor with patient in hospital room

Doctor with patient in hospital room. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In the current times, with constant changes happening in the business world and marketplace, there’s never been a more uncertain time for long-term career options. In previous generations, and throughout the 20th century, there was a method that everyone could follow that would ensure a lifelong career path. Today, in most spheres of the working world, that certainty is all but non-existent. Once upon a time, a person could go to college, get their degree, and have a plethora of decent paying jobs available to them right away. Nowadays, as things begin to change more and more rapidly, the value of a college education and degree is regularly debated. However, there is at least one area where an education and degree can still land a well-paid career job – health care. As people will always need health care to help fight disease and mend injuries, there will always be a need for medical professionals. And there has never been a better time to set your sights on a career in health. (more…)

Posted April 23, 2014 by

Psychology: An Acute Alternative For Medical Career

Magnifying glass over the concept of psychology

Magnifying glass over the concept of psychology. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

A lot of options are available once you finish your high school. You come across various courses through which you could make your career. Well, some of the people choose engineering while others like to get into the medical field. While a lot of streams are available in medical, but most of the people have confusions to opt for psychology.  One of the reasons is the career related opportunities regarding this field.

This is the fact that many institutes make graduates regarding the same field. This in turn creates competition. The numbers of health centers compared to the number of graduates are not too much. Hence it becomes extra challenging to get a relevant job in a medical field. In other situations people also think of where to put their own clinics and health centres. But firstly, this is not an affordable solution and secondly, who takes guarantee for its successful running? (more…)

Posted June 17, 2013 by

How to begin a career as a certified medical assistant

Starting a new career in the medical field is a great way to go with your profession. There are many fields of expertise to choose from and it can be overwhelming to get started. You could go the whole way and become a doctor or nurse or you can become a Medical Assistant. This position is in high demand and will always need great, friendly and compassionate people in the position. For those that choose to go into this field, it is a great way to work in the medical field and really make a difference. This person in the office has great responsibility and is the one who truly makes the office run smoothly. How do you get started? Check out these tips and see how you can be on your way to a new future today. (more…)

Posted May 06, 2013 by

5 Things You Should Already Know When Looking for Medical Assisting Programs

Planning your education is an important step in your life. Because of this, there are a few things you need to know before you make the leap. If you are planning to go into a medial assisting program, make sure you know and understand the following: (more…)

Posted April 01, 2013 by

Top Three Reasons Why You Should Be a Medical Assistant

Medical assistant on the phone at a desk, with doctor in the background

Medical assistant on the phone at a desk, with doctor in the background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Anyone who wants a secure career in a field that’s rapidly growing could find that a medical assistant degree provides a fast track to a promising career. Besides having a short path to employment, working as a medical assistant provides job satisfaction by helping others and can lay the groundwork for advancement in a career in medicine. (more…)