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Best Job Candidates

Jobs in medical assisting, phlebotomy, medical billing are reaching a new level of standards and expectations. Rarely do you see medical assistants being hired without experience or trained directly on the job anymore. Employers expect more these days. Doctors and human resource offices at large and small medical facilities clearly see the benefits of hiring someone with documented formal training and recognized certified credentials; they want someone who has the knowledge necessary to do the job, which includes working side by side with professional health and medical staff to run their office or facility efficiently and safely.

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The goal everywhere in the health and medical field is…

Working for a successful company is of the utmost importance to most employees, equally being a reliable, dependable and skilled worker are significant attributes employers expect from their staff. The attributes that substantially differentiate you from the rest are usually those that contribute the most to a medical office team’s and your own success. The single most sought-after characteristic employers seek in their employee is ________________ (if you know the answer please leave a reply below!).

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Setting Career Goals

When Asked: “What Is Your 5 Year Goal?”

Five years is a long time, best to break it down in two types of goals: short and long term.

Short Term Career Goal Examples:

  1. apply skills in all areas of the medical office (front and back)
  2. sit for a locally recognized or national certification exam
  3. work closely with medical office staff to gain valuable experience
  4. Develop professional traits and skills:
  • High standards
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Efficiency
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Enthusiasm
  • Communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Teamwork
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Long Term Career Goal Examples:

  1. stay current through professional workshops and seminars
  2. look for the opportunity to move up within the organization
  3. earn distinct privilege to list this unique credential after your name

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