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  • Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) Diploma Job Outlook(1)

    The Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) diploma program at Remington College offers training in the administrative tasks that happen in a medical office. It also covers key tasks related to assisting patients, along with the clinical lab and limited X-ray procedures that you may be asked to help with.(2)

    Call or request information to learn more about this specialized Medical Assisting program.

    What Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) careers may graduates be qualified for after graduation?

    Our Program is designed to prepare graduates to qualify for entry-level positions as:(2)

    • Medical Assistant: Perform standard front-office and back-office tasks in healthcare settings.(3)
    • Clinical Medical Assistant: Potentially focus on clinical or lab-related tasks in addition to the regular administrative tasks performed in healthcare settings.(3)
    • Entry-Level Limited Scope X-Ray Technician: Potentially focus on limited X-ray procedures in addition to the regular administrative tasks performed in healthcare offices.

    What's the career outlook for Medical Assistants with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) training?

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for medical assistants are projected to grow by 23 percent from 2014 to 2024. That's a much faster rate of growth than the average for all occupations.(2,4)

    The main employers of medical assistants, including those with limited scope X-ray training, may include doctors' offices, hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities.(2,3)

    What skills and training can help you prepare for a career in Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope)?

    Through lectures, labs, clinical exercises, and in-field externship training, our Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) diploma program is designed to prepare you with a basic understanding of routine medical office tasks and procedures, including taking X-rays.(4,5)

    Along with those skills, medical assistants must also be able to understand details and follow procedures, be comfortable using medical instruments and equipment, and have the ability to interact in a calm and professional way with people.

    Being certified or licensed may also help you to move ahead in this field and may be required by medical boards or health departments in several states.(2,6)