Take a Closer Look at Becoming a Professional Medical Assistant
Medical assistants help physicians and healthcare professionals by handling basic procedures within the medical office setting, including:
- Taking vital signs
- Administering injections
- Conduct a variety of diagnostic tests
- Process insurance claims
- Undertake basic bookkeeping and clerical tasks
Check-Up On the Increasing Demand for Medical Assistants
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is expected to grow 29% from 2012 to 2022.1 With the right training and qualifications, you could pursue careers in physicians’ offices or healthcare facilities where medical assistants work with physicians, nurses, and staff in providing personal patient care.
Carrington’s Medical Assisting Program Gives You a Healthy Approach
The Medical Assisting program at the Portland campus includes three important areas: Clinical, Administrative and Externship. It’s a blend of clinical instruction, classroom lectures and practical work experience from an externship in a real medical facility. This approach helps you learn quickly as you build your confidence. As a result, you’ll be ready to care for patients as quickly as possible.
We’ll Prepare You For the Registered Medical Assistant Exam
As part of your Medical Assisting training program, we’ll also help you get ready for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credential exam.2
Earn a Certificate of Achievement
At Carrington’s Portland campus, students can earn a Certificate of Achievement in Medical Assisting. Carrington makes learning on the Portland campus a great experience. From caring instructors and classmates to a helpful administrative staff together, we’ll help support you in a unique educational program that prepares you for the real world.