Medical Assistants continue to be one of the most employed and essential healthcare professionals today. If you enjoy helping and serving people and are filled with compassion, then getting your medical assistant training from Dawn Career Institute may be a good option for you.
You deserve to have an enjoyable and rewarding career and to find medical assistant jobs that fit your career goals. Why not start with a health care job that offers great job stability, a good job outlook, and rewarding emotional and financial benefits?
Medical Assistants (MA) are key players in helping to manage the office. The medical office is a fast-paced environment that requires the assistance of qualified medical personnel. MA's multitasking abilities enable them to meet the demands of both physicians and patients alike.
Most Medical Assistants work in physicians' offices, health care centers or clinics. There are also many medical assistant jobs available in hospitals, medical laboratories and long-term care facilities.
Medical assistants enjoy a variety of benefits both now and in the future:
Median salary of $31,540
14% expected growth rate in Delaware and 29% growth nationwide from 2016 to 2026
Most Medical Assistants work in physicians' offices, health care centers or clinics. There are also many job opportunities in hospitals, medical laboratories and long-term care facilities.
2016 to 2026
The door to medical assistant jobs can be open to you through a Dawn education. As a medical assistant, you will gain valuable tools and training including:
Program length: 30 weeks
Program offered: Daytime, Evening Blended*, Online
*Blended programs combine a supportive, hands-on, campus-based education environment with the independence and flexibility of online learning.
Clock Hours: 900 (720 Contact Hours in the classroom/lab + 180 hours outside work)
Graduates earn a Diploma
Dawn's Medical Assistant program includes the technical knowledge needed in areas such as vital signs, electrocardiography, laboratory techniques, billing/coding and medical office procedures.
Dawn Career Institute combines qualified instruction with the medical facilities, equipment and instruments you'd find in most medical assistant jobs. In addition, All DCI programs have valuable soft skill development built into the curriculum, including stress management, goal setting, resume writing, job search methods, successful interviewing techniques, customer relations, stress management, and how to present a professional image.
One of the unique benefits of DCI's Medical Assistant program is the inclusion of phlebotomy training which prepares students for medical assistant jobs and the CPT Exam. The program also includes OSHA - Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens Certification.
With a Dawn Career Institute education, you'll have opportunities to apply for medical assistant jobs to some of the most highly sought-after medical employers in the state. Here are just a few of the companies who have hired our graduates:
Are you tired of waiting? At Dawn, we are here to help you achieve your goal of working in the health care field and finding good medical assistant jobs. You can further develop your professional skills by meeting with the Career Services Department! We have full-time Career Services staff on campus who are available to our students and graduates in person, by phone or email to support them in the pursuit of career opportunities.