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Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant

The medical assistant job market in California is expected to grow at a rapid pace. It’s good news for people looking for a high-paying job with a steady work environment. Medical Assistant jobs are expected to increase by 24.50%, more than the national average over the period of 2018-2028.
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Average Annual Salary $42,990.00*
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Job Growth ( 2018-2028 ) 24.50%

Why Become a Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant?

Looking for a career with promising growth and a great lifestyle? Consider becoming a Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant. The field of Medical Assisting is rapidly growing and evolving. Medical practices rely on Medical Assistants to assist patients with their healthcare needs and handle administrative tasks. Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistants are in demand across the healthcare field. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for medical assistants is expected to increase by 24.5% in the next decade. This growth is driven by the increasing senior population, longer life spans, and retirement of senior Medical Assistants during the pandemic. Embark on a rewarding journey that combines healthcare, interpersonal skills, and purpose by becoming a Clinical Medical Assistant.

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Course offered offered
Online/In-class

36-week program/
930 clock hours/
42.0 Credit Hours

$8,395 includes Registration,
Books/
Equipment, & Tuition

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    What our Medical Assistant Graduates say

    Programs Overview

    Happy Medical Assistant with stethoscopeOur training helps students be a vital asset to any healthcare or medical facility. The Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant program at HealthStaff Training Institute prepares our graduates for entry-level positions working in private medical offices, hospitals, clinics, or insurance firms. As a Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant, you’ll work directly with doctors, nurses, and patients in many healthcare settings, with the opportunity to work in the front-office performing administrative duties or in the back-office performing clinical procedures.

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    • Human Relations, Medical Law & Ethics, Teamwork, Interpersonal Skills
    • Office Equip., & Telephone Techniques, Communication & Listening Skills
    • Safety, Problem-Solving, Patient Education & Scheduling
    • Managing Medical Records
    • Insurance, Procedure, Diagnosis, Billing, & Coding
    • Computers & Electronic Health Record, MS Word, MS Excel
    • Patient Billing & Collection/Financial Management
    • Practice Management, De-escalating Procedures, Emergency Preparedness
    • Medical Terminology & Abbreviations
    • Understanding Basic Human Anatomy
    • Medical Terminology & Abbreviations
    • Comply with HIPAA/HITECH, OSHA and CMS, and other healthcare regulations and laws.
    • Understanding of the laboratory, specimen collection techniques, cardiopulmonary testing, pharmacology, and medication administration
    • Administer medications and assist with minor procedures
    • Record vital signs, take medical histories, and prepare patients and rooms for examinations
    • Handle laboratory specimens and provide patient education
    • Medical Terminology & Abbreviations

    Happy Medical Assistant with stethoscopeOur training helps students be a vital asset to any healthcare or medical facility. The Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant program at HealthStaff Training Institute prepares our graduates for entry-level positions working in private medical offices, hospitals, clinics, or insurance firms. As a Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant, you’ll work directly with doctors, nurses, and patients in many healthcare settings, with the opportunity to work in the front-office performing administrative duties or in the back-office performing clinical procedures.

    Two female and one male Medical Assistants with stethoscope
    A medical assistant is a healthcare professional who performs a variety of tasks to support the work of physicians and other health professionals. Medical assistants play a vital role in any medical office. They are responsible for a wide range of tasks that help to keep the office running smoothly. Some of the job duties include: Administrative Duties
    • Answering phone calls, taking and returning messages
    • Scheduling patient appointments
    • Documenting patients' medical information, including medical history and health insurance information in the software
    • Performing data entry tasks to maintain patient records and maintaining patient files
    • Performing daily administrative activities, greeting patients and checking patients in and out for their appointments
    • Calling affiliate healthcare facilities to arrange admissions or diagnostic services.
    • Bookkeeping
    Clinical Duties
    • Recording patients' vital signs
    • Taking medical histories
    • Preparing patients for medical examinations
    • Helping healthcare practitioners with patient care
    • Assisting physicians during routine checkups, outpatient procedures and other physical exams
    • Drawing blood from patients
    • Giving patients injections or preparing them for x-rays
    • Changing wound dressings or removing stiches
    • Providing compassionate patient support and care, attention and assistance during office visits
    Preparing and administering medications under the direction of supervising physicians

    Approved & Recognized: Meeting the highest industry standards

    HSTI The national healthcare association logo has received approval.

    HealthStaff Training Institute’s Clinical & Administrative Medical Assistant program is approved and recognized by NHA (National Healthcareer Association) for meeting Industry Standards. The successful completion of our program opens the door to CCMA Certification. HealthStaff Training Institute proudly proctors NHA certification exams.

    Price Comparison

    Health Staff Training Insitute Other Schools
    Become Graduate in36 weeks30-31 weeks
    Tuition Cost $8,395upto $18,000
    Books & Suppliesincludedupto $750
    ScholarshipInstant Inhouse Pell Grant (time consuming)
    Interest Rate on Payment Plan 0% (In-house 12 months) 1.13% APR to 11.23% APR
    Schedule Lot of options and flexibility Fixed schedule
    Class Size Small with full attention Large class size
    Job Placement assistance Dedicated Career Services team not available

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