Medical Assistant Training
Become one of the most versatile healthcare professionals at New Beginning Career Institute LLC. As a medical assistant, you'll be responsible for many various tasks and be a valued member of any staff. Contact us today for more information.
Taking medical histories
Explaining treatment procedures to patients
Preparing patients for examination
Assisting the physician during exams
Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens
Performing basic laboratory tests
Instructing patients about medication and special diets
Preparing and administering medications as directed by a physician
Authorizing prescription refills as directed
Using computer applications
Updating and filing patient medical records
Coding and filling out insurance forms
Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
Handling correspondence, billing, and bookkeeping
The BLS reports that the median wage for a medical assistant was $30,590 in 2015. The best-paid 10 percent of medical assistants made more than $43,880, while the lowest-paid 10 percent made less than $22,040. And while physicians' offices and hospitals employ the most medical assistants, computer systems design services pay the highest wages. By location, the highest-paid positions are in the California metropolitan areas of San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland.
The highest paid in the medical assistant profession work in the metropolitan areas of San Jose, California, San Francisco, and Oakland, California. The Fairbanks, Alaska area also pays well, as does the city of San Rafael, California.
How Much do Medical Assistants Make?
Where Can I Find A Job?
In demand, everywhere
Primary Care Facilities
Outpatient care centers
Colleges and universities
Medical research centers
Nursing care facilities