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I am a certified Medical assistant in FT WORTH TX. How do I find a job that provides more Patient care?

I currently have a job,and I love my patients most of whom are elderly, but theres too much office drama & paperwork,and not enough patient care for me. I also enjoy doing bloodwork.By far my patients are what make the job worthwhile! I already do bloodwork, so no certification is needed there.It is just a aspect of my job that I like. Im thinking about home health, or phlebotomy, but no pt care their...what are the pay rates for something like that?home health aide, unfortunatly I still have bills to pay.

Asked By: cristy p - 5/27/2007
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No matter where you work in the healthcare field, there will be tons drama and tons of paperwork. If you don't want drama and paperwork.....stay out of a hospital.....it's double there. Believe me....been doing it (paperwork) and seeing it (drama) for 15 years. At home nursing would provide more patient care ina... More
Answered By: YouGotMe - 6/1/2007
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Consider your local community college for additional training. You may be able to get a one year certificate in Phlebotomy or something similar.
Answered By: Miss V - 5/27/2007
 
If you like working with the elderly, try a local nursing home to see what your state regs are for certification... More
Answered By: debi_0712 - 5/27/2007
 
work in an emergency room as an ER Tech
Answered By: Kdub - 5/27/2007
 
Go back to school and get an RN license. Then you can do all the patient care you can handle. Also you will never be wanting for a job with all the nursing shortages. All you need is an associate of science in nursing and to pass the NCLEX. You can do it in 2 years and have a much better paying job. Good luck!
Answered By: scubachick - 5/28/2007
 
Apply for a position at a hospital has a phlebotomist. Hospitals pay more than clinics and you are guaranteed patient contact. I know because I have been there, done that. Good Luck!!!!
Answered By: spicygal - 6/3/2007
 
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