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Administrative Careers in the Medical Industry

iStock_000024926503Medium-940x349Many people do not realize that it is completely possible to enjoy a satisfying career in the medical industry without going to medical school or nursing school. There are dozens of other professions within the healthcare industry, and there is no better time than the present to prepare yourself to work in the medical field – the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is predicting that the most employment growth by 2022 will be in healthcare support jobs, according to U.S. News and World Report.

High Desert Medical College (HDMC) is currently enrolling new students who are eager and ready to kick start their future in the medical field. One of the many programs currently offered at HDMC includes Medical Administrative Assisting.

Medical Administrative Assistants are key administrative support team members who provide clerical and complete organizational services and tasks in physicians’ offices, hospitals, or other medical office setting. An essential part of all medical offices, Medical Administrative Assistants manage patient records, process insurance claims, and perform other important day-to-day office functions for staff and patients.

Need for Medical Admin Assistants is on the Rise

General family physicians, as well as specialists like podiatrists, neurologists, chiropractors, and more, require the use of Medical Administrative Assistants. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks Medical Administrative Assistants as one of the fastest growing occupations in the country, with a projected employment growth of more than 41% between 2010 and 2020. Assistants will have the exciting and rewarding opportunity to interact with doctors, nurses, and patients on a daily basis.

High Desert Medical College is accredited by ACCET – Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. HDMC students can complete the 560-clock hours Medical Administrative Assisting Certificate Program in as quickly as four months. That’s four months to a brand new career.

Courses will include:

    • Microsoft Office programs
    • Accounting principles
    • Medical terminology
    • Medical and Law Ethics
    • Communications
    • and more

For more information about starting your new administrative career in the medical industry, call 888-633-4362 today. Feel free to ask us any questions or even set up an appointment. Visitors are always welcome on campus; potential students are encouraged to visit our school at any time!

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