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Medical Assistant
                                             
CLASSES ARE ONGOING AND ACCEPTING ENROLLEES

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Medical Assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other numerous healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice. 

For the administrative side, Healthcare Career Center can get you done in 9 weeks.

For the clinical side, all you need is 12 weeks.


Among the duties they perform:

  • Answer phone calls and schedule patient appointments

  • Prepare and file patient records

  • Assist doctors with patient examinations

  • Perform vital signs

  • Perform basic laboratory procedures

  • Prepare and administer medications ordered

  • Prepare patients to undergo exams and procedures


CLASS SCHEDULE:

Morning            MONDAY to FRIDAY               8:00AM - 1:00PM

Afternoon         MONDAY to FRIDAY               12:30PM - 5:30PM

Evening            MONDAY to FRIDAY               5:30PM - 10:30PM


   

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • 17 year old enrollees must obtain a written parental consent
  • Copy of HS diploma, certificate of high school equivalency, GED, or certificate of accreditation of courses if a foreign graduate. 
  • If unable to provide proof, then prospective enrollee must pass the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education).
  • Must pass interview with admission committee. 

REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO EXTERNSHIP:

  • Negative PPD test, or chest X-Ray report.
  • Complete physical examination report
  • Proof of immunization: MMR (Mumps, Mealses, Rubella), Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis
  • TDaP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis)

If you be
lieve that you have been exposed to the above diseases except for Tetanus, or have had the disease itself you may submit a copy of the laboratory result showing the Titer in place of immunization as proof of the presence of antibodies as protection in the event of exposure in the clinical area.