medical assistant

  1. K

    No shadowing but lots of clinical?

    I applied last cycle to no avail which I kind of expected because I only had hospital volunteer experience and worked part time as a physical therapy aide. This past year I have been working as a medical assistant at a clinic with NPs and PAs and will have about 1500 hours by the time I apply...
  2. blueberry4104

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  3. Nexus40

    Gap Year Medical Receptionist vs. Scribing

    Hello everyone! I am currently in my gap year applying to med school. Just finished my secondaries and looking forward to gaining some great clinical experience during my year off. I am lucky to have gotten two job offers so far. One of the offers is a scribing job at a local hospital where...
  4. T

    Medical Assistant vs. Scribe vs. Autotransfusion Tech

    I know a lot of people looking to apply for medical school often work as medical assistants or scribes to gain "clinical" experience, but it seems to me that these things are becoming part of the pre-med checklist making the experience less unique compared to what it used to be. I recently...
  5. P

    Scribe wanted for pain practice in FL

    Hello All: We are looking for a scribe to help our pain practice in the east coast of FL in a great location near the beach. This is a good opportunity for med students, residents, or fellows or anyone in a transitional year in their career looking to get hands on experience. Please PM me for...
  6. P

    Medical Assistant or Psychiatric Technician?

    College Freshman here. I want to increase my clinical exposure and also possibly make some money at the same time. Is being a medical assistant, nursing assistant, scribe, or psychiatric technician worth it and/or helpful for med school apps? My school has an opening for a nursing assistant...
  7. M

    Gap Year Job dilemma

    Hi, I am a 4th year college student applying to medical school in June, which means that I am taking a gap year. I have the opportunity to work either as a Medical Assistant at a private allergy clinic (I'll have lots of patient contact, but the pay is low and only 35hours/week) or as a Junior...
  8. J

    Volunteering at Free clinic experience

    I just started volunteering at a Free Clinic in my area and I wanted to know how would this look on med school applications. At the clinic I am medical assistant ( take bp manually, height, weight, ekgs, ask simple questions such as " are you in any pain,etc...) and I also scribe for the doctors...
  9. N

    cGPA 3.5, sGPA 3.2--Early Grad? More

    Hello! Long lurker, new poster here. //waves I'm a junior at UCLA sitting at a 3.5 cGPA, 3.2 sGPA (2/3rds B's, rest A's or A-'s), a slight upwards trend in all GPAs, and according to my major requirements, capable of graduating next quarter (though by the looks of it, it'd be wiser for me to...
  10. gentlesky

    MA position in OB/GYN office- Edison, NJ

    There is an available medical assistant position at an OB/GYN office in Edison, NJ. This would be part-time position, as the office is not open everyday, so the days that you work will be slightly flexible. The position is subject to start immediately. I will be training the new MA at the tasks...
  11. Rennyrenren

    Interviewing for Medical Assistant position (Pasadena,CA)

    Hello everyone, I'm just posting here to see if anybody would be interested in a full time medical assistant position located in Pasadena,California. I am currently employed at this clinic and will be matriculating to medical school this year and am looking for a replacement for my position...
  12. R

    Temporary Medical Assistant, Alternate Path to Cert

    I'm doing some research on behalf of my better half while on a boring night shift. She is a newly minted MD who will likely not match this year. (scores quite good and clinical exp, but few connections...) She desperately wants to do something medical until next year. Somewhat ridiculous but...
  13. R

    Other MD doing MA / Interim Match period

    I'm doing some research on behalf of my better half while on a boring night shift. She is a newly minted MD who will likely not match this year. (scores quite good and clinical exp, but few connections...) She desperately wants to do something medical until next year. Somewhat ridiculous but...