Work in a Medical Office
Enjoy a rewarding career in the healthcare field as a medical assistant or medical office professional. As a Medical Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant, you will work in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities completing administrative or clinical tasks. Duties often vary depending on location, specialty and size of the practice. Plus, the future growth projected for jobs in medical office administration continues to be on the rise.
Medical assistants and medical office professionals are expected to have good job prospects for the foreseeable future. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical office jobs are slated to grow 29 percent by the year 2026, much faster than the average for any other occupation. As the baby-boomer generation ages and the demand for medical services intensifies, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, so they are able to see more patients. In addition, hospitals are now opening up new satellite clinics and are in desperate need of more medical office professionals.Read More
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If you are thinking of entering the healthcare field in a position that is more hands-on with the doctors and patients, then CTI also offers advanced medical assistant programs. Medical assistance training at CTI is a great experience! Both staff and students have fun and enjoy working with each other. At CTI, we collaborate, learn together and include others in our decisions and problem-solving. We also challenge the “norm” by thinking outside the box and taking intelligent risks.
I wish I had known that education is the key. That knowledge is power. Now I pick up books and watch educational shows with my husband. I’m seeing how knowledge can elevate you.
– Mary J. Blige
Most medical offices prefer to hire medical assistants and medical office assistants who have had training, so they have some familiarity managing electronic health records (EHRs) and medical billing and coding. However, at CTI you will gain so much more than just basic medical office knowledge and record management. CTI will teach you how to become a knowledgeable professional with great people skills.
In addition to hands-on training, CTI offers support that prepares its students for medical office job searching and interviewing. From enrollment to graduation, the CTI staff is dedicated to helping you achieve your dreams of professional training and enhanced marketability in the healthcare industry.
Career Technical Institute is a distinguished and respected healthcare training establishment. CTI’s mission is to provide students with the knowledge, hands-on practical experience and employment skills necessary for them to successfully compete in today’s healthcare job market. CTI is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and is also a registered school operating under a license from the Washington, DC Education Licensure Commission.
There are financial assistance and financial aid programs available for those who qualify that make it possible for you to afford a new and exciting career path in the healthcare industry. The CTI Financial Aid Office can help you understand all of your student financial aid options and help you through the application process.