Medical Assistant Medical Assisting

Are you interested in becoming a vital member of a healthcare team? Do you enjoy a fast-paced work environment helping others?  If so, a career as a Medical Assistant might be the perfect fit for you.

Medical assistants work on the front-line of medical care, helping physicians and specialists with medical procedures and administrative duties.

Medical Assistant Program Overview

A Medical Assistant is a health professional who assists physicians and other health care providers in their offices or other medical settings.  The Medical Assistant Certificate Program at Universal Healthcare Careers College prepares you with the business, clinical, and administrative training and skills needed for successful employment as a Medical Assistant.

Medical Assistant Careers

Medical Assistants provide valuable support to doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals.  These healthcare professionals count on Medical Assistants to:

  • Perform Front Office Tasks
  • Set up Patients for Examinations
  • Assist with Minor Surgical Procedures
  • Take Patient Histories
  • Obtain Vital Signs
  • Administer Medications
  • Collect and Process Specimens
  • Manage Computer Data and Process Paperwork

Medical Assistant graduates receive the training necessary for entry-level positions in physician’s offices, clinics, hospitals, urgent care centers, nursing homes, surgical centers, and other health care facilities.

Why Choose Universal Healthcare Careers College?

At Universal Healthcare Careers College, we believe your education should lead to a valuable healthcare career helping others.  Your courses will be taught both in the classroom and laboratory, and students will receive hands-on training from experienced healthcare instructors in a small class size environment.

Start your Healthcare Training today by enrolling in our 3-in-1 Program

Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions you will make.  Universal Healthcare Careers College in Los Angeles offers an exclusive program where students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to start a career as a Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, and Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, all in one program.

Universal Healthcare Career College’s exclusive 3-in-1 program lets students decide which program best meets their career goals while attending classes rather than having to choose a specific program prior to starting school.

While attending classes at UHCC and learn more about each career field, you can decide if you want to pursue your career as a Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician or as a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist.

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