Medical Assistants are healthcare professionals who keep doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, and other medical practices moving by performing clinical and administrative tasks.
Clinical responsibilities include taking vital signs, preparing patients for exams, and instructing patients on treatment procedures. Administrative duties include filing medical records, filling out patients’ insurance forms, and scheduling appointments.
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Remington College's Medical Assisting Diploma program, can help prepare you for a career in an industry that offers the chance to help people.(2) Get an introduction to an array of coursework – including patient care, human structure and function, and pharmacology.
A combination of classroom medical assistant training, hands-on laboratory experience, and an opportunity to work in an externship can teach you many of the skills you will need to become a Medical Assistant.(2)(3)Click here to learn more about our Medical Assisting diploma program curriculum >>>
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), "Job seekers who want to work as a medical assistant should find excellent job prospects" since this field is expected to grow much faster than average from 2012 to 2022.(4)
The BLS adds, "Medical assistants with formal training or experience - particularly those with certification - should have the best job opportunities, since employers generally prefer to hire these workers."(4)Click here to learn more about the Medical Assisting job outlook >>>
Remington College's Medical Assisting Diploma Program is available at the following campuses:
Remington College also offers alternative educational routes that may help expand your education and potential career options.(1,2)
Our Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) diploma program helps to prepare you for this important health care specialty area. Our program includes classroom study, several hands-on X-ray labs, and clinical experiences, along with key general education skills like written and oral communication, psychology, and more. Click here to learn more about our Medical Assisting with X-Ray (Limited Scope) Program >>>
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(1)Program availability varies by campus.
(2)Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates. State certification/licensure may be required.
(3)Must meet minimum GPA requirements to qualify for externship program. Additional requirements may apply.
(4)http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Medical-assistants.htm. BLS statistics represent national job growth expectations and are not necessarily reflective of local market conditions.
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