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Is a Medical Assistant Career Right for You?

If you’ve always dreamed of a career helping others, there’s no better place to look than the healthcare industry. After all, doctors and nurses actually save lives! Talk about helping others. But they don’t perform those lifesaving miracles all by themselves. They have a whole healthcare team behind them, helping them work their medical magic. And among those dedicated professionals are medical assistants.

As a medical assistant, you might work directly with patients during diagnosis, treatment, and recovery from injuries and illnesses. Or you might spend the majority of your time making sure patients receive the health benefits they deserve and keeping medical offices running smoothly. Medical assistants may perform both clinical and administrative tasks in clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare and rehabilitation centers. Which role would you like best?

If you’re not sure, download our handy and informative Medical Assistant Guide: What You Need to Know to discover whether or not this could be the career for you.

Whether you’re already training to become a medical assistant, have just started out in your medical assisting career, or are just curious about the profession, this guide can answer some common questions. Learn about:

·         Qualities you’ll need to have

·         Skills you’ll need to develop

·         Clinical and administrative responsibilities you might have

·         Regulations you’ll need to follow

·         State Legislation that could affect your job

·         And more!

At Charter College, you could complete our Medical Assistant program in as little as 10 months. In addition to in-depth and hands-on training offered by skilled professionals from the healthcare industry, you’ll also participate in a 180 hour externship for some real world experience.

If you want more information about the Medical Assistant program or any of our healthcare programs, fill out the form to learn more.