A clinical medical assistant is a medical professional with a well-rounded skill set in both the administrative and basic medical tasks involved in medical office.
The program will equip graduates in the basic competencies necessary for success in an entry level Clinical Medical Assistant role in a variety of healthcare settings. Students learn to obtain medical health information, administer medication, and record health histories, vital signs, and height and weight. Students will also learn how to draw blood and perform basic laboratory procedures and learn the basic administrative tasks of a medical office, including bookkeeping, answering phones, and scheduling appointments.
A clinical medical assistant assists in the day-to-day tasks of running a medical office. From staffing the front desk to completing basic clinical procedures, taking vitals to taking blood, these professionals are capable of completing a diverse array of tasks.
Once you complete this course, you may complete the required certification exam to become a clinical medical assistant.
In order to enroll, you must Pass a criminal background check. Be at least 17 years of age. Have proof of a GED or high school diploma. Pass the Ability to Benefit Test in lieu of a high school diploma. Pass the employee misconduct registry check (EMR). Pass a drug screening.