Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with location, specialty and practice size. They will complete a long-term care, anatomy and physiology, phlebotomy and courses then proceed into the advanced curriculum and learn how to perform sterile specimen collection, urinary catheterization, immunizations and feeding per gastrointestinal tube.
Medical Assistants typically complete a postsecondary certificate program.
400 - 1050 hours or 1 year
PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
$11.23 - $16.73