Do you like helping others? Are you interested in health and wellness? Consider becoming a medical assistant and make a difference in the lives of others!
Mohawk Valley Community College (Utica, NY) offers a Medical Assistant Certificate, which can typically be completed in three semesters (Fall, Spring, Summer). You will learn about medical terminology, professional standards in healthcare, clinical procedures, healthcare law, and much more. Upon completion, Medical Assistants will assist nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals by performing routine procedures (e.g. blood pressure/pulse/respiration/weight) and laboratory tests, billing insurance providers, scheduling appointments, filing, and other reception duties in a medical office setting.
If you are interested in this rewarding career path, please visit http://www.mvcc.edu or call 315-792-5305 and ask for Gail Warchol. Mohawk Valley Community College also offers non credit healthcare classes, including Certified Nursing Aide, Home Health Aide, Personal Care Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, and Phlebotomy through the Corporate & Community Education Department (CCED).