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Clinical Medical Assistant at Illinois Health Careers

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 18 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.

About 104,400 openings for medical assistants are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire. 2021 median pay was $37,190 per year/$17.88 per hour.

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Medical Assistant Program

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$3800 Per Course
  • Down Payment of $1100
  • 20 Weekly Payments of $232.50
  • Complete Certificate
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Why Become an Medical Assistant?

Medical Assistants provide care and support for many different medical facilities. In this exciting and growing career, you will find Medical Assistants working in environments such as:

  • Medical & Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Optometrist Offices
  • Colleges/ Vocational schools
  • Insurance Paramedical examiners
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Private clinics
  • Hospitals
  • And many more locations
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Medical Assistant Training

Program Outline

llinois Health Careers Clinical Medical Assistant programs will provide students with the training and resources to achieve a rewarding career. Our program provides practical clinical application so you will be job-ready upon successful completion of our program. You’ll attain skills and knowledge such as:

  • Medical assisting professional overview
  • CPR certification
  • Medical terminology, anatomy, & physiology
  • Pathology, diseases, infection control, & pharmacology
  • Overview of medical billing, coding, and electronic health records (EHR)
  • Phlebotomy (collecting blood samples)
  • EKG’s
  • Laboratory and CLIA waived test
  • Patient measurements, vital signs, & injections, wound care.
  • Patient exams including eye and ear assessment, sterilizing medical equipment and assisting with surgical procedures
  • Standard Precautions and safety
  • Soft skills such as communications, interpersonal relations, and critical thinking
  • HIPAA compliance

Clinical Course Overview

The course may include asepsis and infection control, taking patient histories and vital signs, performing first aid and CPR, preparing patients for procedures, assisting the physician with examinations and treatments, collecting and processing specimens, performing selected diagnostic tests, and preparing and administering medications as directed by the physician and as permitted by state law.

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Ready to Advance Your Career?

If you are ready to advance your career, earning a Medical Office Administrative Assistant training Diploma at Illinois Health Careers can help you prepare to take the first steps toward working in the healthcare field. Get started today on your path toward a new career as a Medical Office Administrative Assistant with Illinois Health Careers. For details send us an email at [email protected] or give us a call at (224) 246-2694, you can also fill out our contact form to get online details.

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Our programs are short, we offer hands-on training with the latest dental technology, we offer real clinic environments and small class sizes all at a reasonable tuition fee.

An experienced instructor will guide you through a module-based program with hands-on training with the latest dental technology.