Medical Assistant Training
The Advanced Medical Assistant – Imaging Specialist program is a traditional Medical Assistant program with additional courses that prepare you for working with basic X-Ray to include chest and extremities. Cambridge prepares students like never before to immediately enter the healthcare workforce with the advantage of learning both Medical Assistant and basic X-ray operation skills in a fast track program. With training from this unique program, students will be better prepared to find employment in an incredibly large variety of medical offices, including: physician’s offices, outpatient medical facilities, hospitals, imaging centers, clinics, and mobile imaging units.
A Curriculum Designed to Give Students an Edge
In this program, you’ll learn multiple skills and be trained on industry current machinery to give you a better chance at finding employment upon graduation.
The Medical Assistant curriculum provides a carefully planned didactic and clinical education experience. Cambridge’s classroom theory and clinical rotations are highly focused on personal attention and hands-on experience. The X-Ray component teaches basic X-Ray machine operation, preparing students to earn their basic X-Ray Machine Operator licenses upon graduation. Students in this program are also eligible to take the following credentialing examinations: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the American Medical Technologists (AMT) or Certified Medial Assistant exam (CMA) through the American Association of Medical Assistants.Upon graduation, students would be eligible to apply for the basic X-Ray machine operator license as well as the CMA and RMA exams.
The Medical Assistant program is offered on all campuses!
The Advanced Medical Assistant – Imaging Specialist program at Cambridge implements training in multiple medical settings and addresses these core skills:
- Office administration
- Electronic health records
- Billing & coding
- Basic X-ray machine operations
- Quality patient care
What Does a Medical Assistant – Imaging Specialist Do?
They serve in the essential day-to-day operations of medical practices, doctor’s offices and other healthcare facilities. From the moment a patient walks in the door to the time he or she leaves, Medical Assistants are an essential part of any healthcare team as they perform everything from administrative tasks to basic routine medical procedures, including X-rays.
Advanced Medical Assistant – Imaging Specialist Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Scheduling and greeting patients
- Paperwork and basic billings
- Preparing patients for exams
- Operating X-Ray machinery
- Assisting physicians in analyzing medical images
- Performing basic medical procedures
Career Opportunities for Graduates of the Cambridge Advanced Medical Assistant – Imaging Specialist Program
The Medical Assistant profession is expected to grow 29% from 2012 to 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor*. And with the addition of Imaging Specialist – X-Ray training, additional job opportunities may be available! Career opportunities exist in education, administration, research and medical facilities that include, but are not limited to hospitals, clinics, doctor’s offices and mobile units. More specifically, the popular job titles include:
- Medical Assistant
- Phlebotomy Technician
- EKG Aide
- Office Manager
- Front/Back Office Medical Manager
- Basic X-Ray Machine Operator
- Medical Office Assistant
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With training from Cambridge, you’ll be fully prepared to jump-start your career as a healthcare professional! We’re ready to help you through every step of the enrollment process. Don’t hesitate to contact us! We are happy to answer any question you have. Fill out the form to the right for more info!
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*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2013-14 Edition, Radiologic Technologists, on the Internet athttp://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm (visited April 10, 2014).