Get the Skills to Become a Clinical Medical Assistant
7 Month* Clinical Medical Assistant Program in Greensburg, PA
Clinical Medical Assistants play a key role in physicians’ offices and in a variety of healthcare settings, including urgent care centers, clinics, and ambulatory care facilities. If you’d like to be on the front lines of healthcare, responding to the needs of both patients and medical workers, consider LHWOC’s Clinical Medical Assistant program in Greensburg, PA.
The Clinical Clinical Medical Assistant program at LHWOC is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and hands-on training you need to start a rewarding healthcare career. Graduates of this program will be fully prepared to fill entry-level positions as Clinical Medical Assistants.
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Becoming a Skilled Clinical Medical Assistant
The focus of this program is to prepare you to assist within the medical environment in patient procedures and administrative duties with special emphasis on acquiring proficiency in the use of the electronic health record systems needed for today’s technologically advanced healthcare environment.
By the end of your program, you will have:
- An LHWOC Clinical Medical Assistant Diploma after 24 weeks* of class and 4 weeks of externship
- A career for today and tomorrow
- Course Length: 848 clock hours
- Program Length: 7 Months/28 Weeks*
- Externship Included: Yes
- Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Externship schedules are determined by the site.
Get Real-World Experience
During the Clinical Medical Assistant program at LHWOC, you will complete a 4-week externship in an actual medical environment. The externship will prepare you to handle a multitude of situations that a Clinical Medical Assistant will encounter.
Prior to the externship, you are required to have a physical exam and a two-step TB test and provide proof of immunizations. Some externship sites have additional requirements such as drug screening.
Nationally Recognized Certification
A student who successfully completes the Clinical Medical Assistant Program at LHWOC, may be eligible to sit for the test for the National Certification in Healthcare as a Clinical Medical Assistant.
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Life & Career Services Available to You
Another unique part of our program is that we will supply you with life services known as Wraparound Services.
- Childcare for those who qualify
- Transportation Assistance for those who qualify
- Financial Literacy
- Behavioral Health Counseling
- Drug & Alcohol Counseling
- Tutorial Assistance
- Dress of Success
- Interviewing skills
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