Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Program

Be Valued. Be Respected. Pursue a Rewarding Career Helping Others.

Medical Assistants are the doctors’ sales representatives, providing their patients with the highest quality of customer service and patient care. Medical Assistants assist doctors with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as well as provide patient education so patients will comply with doctor’s instructions. Working alongside with doctors and other health care professionals, Medical Assistants experience utmost job satisfaction by knowing that they make a difference in the lives of their patients by promoting a healthy lifestyle and maintaining their doctor visits regularly.

This course prepares students for the Vocational Nurse and Ultrasound Technician programs.

Be Valued. Be Respected. Pursue a Rewarding Career Helping Others.

Medical Assistants are the doctors’ sales representatives, providing their patients with the highest quality of customer service and patient care. Medical Assistants assist doctors with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as well as provide patient education so patients will comply with doctor’s instructions. Working alongside with doctors and other health care professionals, Medical Assistants experience utmost job satisfaction by knowing that they make a difference in the lives of their patients by promoting a healthy lifestyle and maintaining their doctor visits regularly.

This course prepares students for the Vocational Nurse and Ultrasound Technician programs.

Medical Assistant
2017 – 2018 Start Dates

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Degree At A Glance

Medical Assistant Program

How Long is the Program?

11 Months

Where Do Grads Get Jobs?

Our grads have been hired by Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, Altamed, Cedars-Sinai, USC, Harbor-UCLA, and many others.

What Is The Median Pay Of Grads?

$16.82/Hour

Medical Assistant Degree

How Long is the Program?

11 Months

Where Do Grads Get Jobs?

Our grads have been hired by Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, Altamed, Cedars-Sinai, USC, Harbor-UCLA, and many others.

What Is The Median Pay Of Grads?

$16.82/Hour

Medical Assistant Program Start Dates 2017 – 2018

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Healthcare Career College

Medical Assistant Program

Degree Features:

  • Free certification Prep and Testing
  • Free Phlebotomy Technician (CPT1)
  • Electronic Health Records Training
  • Microsoft Office Training
  • Professionalism and Career Success
  • Externship included

Our Graduates Have been Hired By:

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Altamed
  • Cedars-Sinai
  • USC
  • Harbor-UCLA
  • And Many More!

Duration: 11 months
Median Pay: $16.82/hour
Job Growth: 19.4% (Much Faster than Average)

EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey 2017

Medical Assistant Program

What you will learn

  • Taking patient Vital Signs and Medical Histories
  • Drawing Blood
  • Preparing Exam Room for the Doctor
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Electronic Health Records and Office Skills
  • Patient Medical Records and Insurance Billing
  • Externship in a medical office

Job Outlook

  • Opportunities in both customer service (front office) and clinical (back office) positions
  • Small and large organizations hiring
  • Employment growth of 19.4% between 2012 & 2022 in Los Angeles County
  • Employment growth of 27.7% between 2014 & 2024 in California
  • Career growth potential
  • Certification is accepted nationally

Certification

  • Medical Assistant Diploma

Medical Assistant Program

What you will learn

  • Taking patient Vital Signs and Medical Histories
  • Drawing Blood
  • Preparing Exam Room for the Doctor
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Electronic Health Records and Office Skills
  • Patient Medical Records and Insurance Billing
  • Externship in a medical office

Job Outlook

  • Opportunities in both customer service (front office) and clinical (back office) positions
  • Small and large organizations hiring
  • Employment growth of 19.4% between 2012 & 2022 in Los Angeles County
  • Employment growth of 27.7% between 2014 & 2024 in California
  • Career growth potential
  • Certification is accepted nationally

Certification

  • Medical Assistant Diploma

Healthcare Career College

Medical Assistant Program

Professional Certification

Healthcare Career College is approved by NCCT and NHA as an official testing site for Certification Exams. As part of the program, we prepare you for the Medical Assistant and the Electronic Health Records Certification Exams. You can take the exams right here on campus. Additionally, we offer Phlebotomy Technician for FREE with our Medical Assistant program.

Certification shows potential employers that you have the skills and level of knowledge to be an asset to the industry.

Certification

Healthcare Career College encourages all Medical Assistant students to be nationally certified in their field. Healthcare Career College is an approved testing site for both the National Center for Competency Testing (http://www.ncctinc.com) and the National Healthcareer Association (http://www.nhanow.com). Certification allows students to earn higher pay and open up greater job opportunities.

Phlebotomy Technician (CPT1) offered for free.

Employment

Most Medical Assistants work in doctors offices. Medical Assistants work with general family practice doctors as well as specialists such as cardiologists, oncologists, podiatrists, dermatologists, pediatricians, and OB/GYN physicians. Additionally, Medical Assistants have been employed with plastic surgeons, medi-spas, and weight loss centers. Others work in hospitals, outpatient care centers, schools, and other healthcare practitioners offices, including chiropractors and optometrists.

Unique Aspects

  • 3-in-one program: includes Medical Assistant, EKG Tech, and Phlebotomy Tech.
  • Free certification preparation and testing on campus
  • Electronic Health Records and Microsoft Office training included
  • Tutoring and student support services
  • Affordable tuition
  • Small class sizes, personal attention
  • Experienced, qualified and caring instructors
  • Financial Aid Available

I am proud to say that I completed my Medical Assistant course at Healthcare Career College. I am honored to say that all of my hard work paid off. I was hired at St. John’s Well Child & Family Center where I completed my externship.

– Reyna Lopez, Medical Assistant at St John’s Well Child & Family Center

Take Your First Step

Today is the first step in your journey to a rewarding career in healthcare.

I am proud to say that I completed my Medical Assistant course at Healthcare Career College. I am honored to say that all of my hard work paid off. I was hired at St. John’s Well Child & Family Center where I completed my externship.

– Reyna Lopez, Medical Assistant at St John’s Well Child & Family Center

Take Your First Step

Today is the first step in your journey to a rewarding career in healthcare.

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FEATURED PROGRAMS

If you are looking to get started with a rewarding career in healthcare, we have a program for you. Below you can learn more about some of our most popular programs. Don’t see the program you’re looking for? Click here to see all of the programs that we offer.

FEATURED PROGRAMS

Medical Assistant

Doctors depend on Medical Assistants to collect needed health information and assist with procedures such as blood draws, injections, EKG, and physical exams.

Ultrasound Tech

An ultrasound tech is trained to perform a diagnostic medical sonography and provide adequate images from which a clinical interpretation can be made for diagnostic purposes.

Medical Assistant

Doctors depend on Medical Assistants to collect needed health information and assist with procedures such as blood draws, injections, EKG, and physical exams.

Ultrasound Tech

An ultrasound tech is trained to perform a diagnostic medical sonography and provide adequate images from which a clinical interpretation can be made for diagnostic purposes.

Vocational Nursing

Vocational Nurses, sometimes called Practical Nurses, care for people who are sick, injured, disabled or otherwise in need of professional medical care

Medical Billing/Coding

Computerized Medical Billing and Coding professionals create and manage important medical documentation working in a variety of medical offices.

Vocational Nursing

Vocational Nurses, sometimes called Practical Nurses, care for people who are sick, injured, disabled or otherwise in need of professional medical care

Medical Billing/Coding

Computerized Medical Billing and Coding professionals create and manage important medical documentation working in a variety of medical offices.

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