Medical Assistant Program
Earn a Medical Assisting Diploma to Pursue a Career as a Valued Medical Assistant
Medical Assistants are a valuable part of the healthcare system. Professionals in this field perform administrative and clinical tasks.
A Medical Assistant is responsible for the care and well-being of patients while helping to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners running effectively.
If you are an organized, personable individual who enjoys helping others, you could be well-suited to becoming a Medical Assistant. Several options exist for those looking to become a Medical Assistant:
Medical Assistant Diploma Program
Program Offered At: Cherry Hill and Egg Harbor Twp. Campuses
Duties of a Professional Medical Assistant
As a Medical Assistant you will often provide direct care to patients while maintaining clinical records and performing general office administration. Duties of a skilled Medical Assistant may include:
- Phlebotomy, collecting and preparing laboratory specimens
- Provide patient instructions on medications or diets per physicians’ orders
- Administer medication as directed by a physician
- Maintaining patients’ medical records
- Filling out insurance forms and scheduling appointments
- EKG and Lab Procedures
- CPR & First Aid
As you gain experience, you can even specialize in specific areas of healthcare.
I'm attending the EHT campus for the Medical Assistant Program. I absolutely loved this school and its instructors. The program was challenging but I was able to keep up and pass every class with an A. I felt that I received the education I needed to be a medical assistant out in the world. I got great experience during my externship. The school has even helped me to get my resume out to assist in getting a job. I couldn't have been happier with my experience.
Career Opportunities for Trained Medical Assistants
Opportunities for Medical Assistants are available in a variety of healthcare settings, including:
- Medical Centers
- Pediatric Offices
- Medical Group Practices
- OB/GYN & Family Medicine
- Elder Care
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Externship: Valuable On-the-Job Experience
A great way to learn is by actually performing in a real clinical setting. You will feel confident after gaining relevant real world experience working in a real clinical setting.
Our Medical Assistant externship experience is a great way to get a feel for your potential new career and gain real world job experience that may help you when you pursue employment.
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Explore if training to become a professional Medical Assistant is right for you. Fill out the form on this page to receive career and program info or call 1-888-966-8146 to speak with a knowledgeable Admissions Representative.