Medical Assistant Program
The Medical Assistant program is designed to teach you basic administrative and clinical skills that you can use to perform front- and back-office duties in healthcare institutions, both small and large offices alike. Whether you’re taking vital signs, filing patient insurance forms, updating medical records or greeting patients, as a Career-College-of-California-trained Medical Assistant, you’ll have the necessary skills to keep the practice you’re working in running smoothly. And chances are, you’ll also have the opportunity to train on the job and learn to further specialize in specific Medical Assistant duties.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, healthcare industry expansion, technological advances, population growth and aging are increasing the demand for support personnel. As a formally trained Medical Assistant who can manage administrative and clinical tasks, you’ll have the skills employers are looking for!
Our medical assistant school consists of hands-on instruction in clinical procedures, class room lectures, computer exercises and on-the-job training. If you are interested in medical assistant training, as part of our program you will have the opportunity to learn:
- Medical terminology, computer basics, charting and documentation
- Conducting physical examinations and obtaining vital signs
- Medical office administration, billing and collections
- American Heart Association certified CPR
- Legal and ethical considerations and HIPAA policies
- Basic pharmacology, medication dosage and calculations
- Career development skills, resume preparation and interview skills
Placement and completion rates based upon students scheduled to complete their programs between January 1, 2012 and July 31, 2012. Satisfaction based upon overall program satisfaction from student surveys completed between July 1, 2012 and September 20, 2012. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed their programs and other important information, please click here.
|Length:||8 Months||10 Months|
|Class Times:||9:00AM-2:00PM, Mon-Fri||6:00PM-10:00PM, Mon-Thu|
Sally Jimenez, Instructor
(714) 243-8560 ext. 86 email@example.com
Sally’s responsibility as an instructor here at CCC is to provide our students with the knowledge that is necessary to become successful medical students. Her approach is to not only encourage them to perform at their very best, but to also inspire them into always keeping a positive attitude- despite any obstacles that may come their way. Aside from being an instructor here at CCC, she has worked within the medical field for over 27 years with the very same doctors that she did her externship with. She loves what she does and would like to pass that same feeling on to her students. Helping others has always been a passion of hers; “To be given the opportunity to do exactly that every day is a blessing” she says.
Rachel Gutierrez, Instructor
(714) 243-8560 ext. 85 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Rachel Gutierrez is responsible of instructing the weekend students. She has been a Medical Assistant for 15 years in different healthcare centers. She is outgoing, friendly, and cheerful. What she likes the most about working at CCC is the ability to provide students with knowledge for their future.
Donna Patterson, Program Director
(714) 243-8560 ext. 83 email@example.com
Donna is responsible for Medical Assistant instruction and management of the Medical Assistant program. She graduated from Florida Metropolitan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Higher Education Management. She also holds an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts. Donna is a Certified Medical Assistant by the AAMA and has been in the Healthcare Field for more than 30 years. She has been in the Education Industry for almost 15 years. For her, it is so very rewarding to be able to share her experience as a Medical Assistant and to see young people grow and become future caregivers in the medical field. CCC is the company to work for. Everyone is helpful, friendly and caring not only with the students, but with each other.
- Yesenia R.
Medical Assistant - Orange County Critical Care & Pulmonary
"Career College of California helped me with everything. They gave me motivation and continue so today.”
- Mirella F.
Medical Assistant - Bristol McFadden Medical Group
"Everything I learned in school really prepared me for my job. Thank you to all the instructors and staff who helped me along the way!"
- Darlene G.
Medical Assistant - Southern California Clinical Management
"Thanks to Career College of California for getting this great job for me and teaching me how to be a medical assistant. I have my own desk, I have my own phone and I got my first pay check. Things are great!"
- Elizabeth A.
Medical Assistant - Dr. Lawrence C. Chang, MD
"All the presentations helped me get out of my comfort zone. Now I'm not afraid to talk to anyone."
- Karine H.
Medical Assistant - OSO Home Health
"The training I received at CCC gave me the skills and confidence I needed to obtain a rewarding career as a Medical Assistant"