A Medical Assistant program can prepare you for a rewarding career as a medical assistant in Palm Beach. If you’re at the end of your Medical Assistant program, you may wonder what your next steps will be. Or, you may want to know what to expect before you even get started. We’ve got you covered.
Start Here: Obtain Medical Assistant Certification
Many graduates of our Medical Assistant program go on to obtain certification in medical assisting—and for good reason. Certification showcases your medical abilities and skills. You’ve spent all that time studying and completing your program, it’s time to show off!
There are various ways to become certified. For example, graduates of Cambridge’s Medical Assistant program are eligible to sit for the RMA, CMA and NCCT national registry certification exams as well as the Phlebotomy and EKG NCCT exams. You can choose which certification is right for you.
Many of our students come to us with concerns about becoming certified. Rest assured, it’s not as challenging as it seems. First, you’ll need to apply for the exam you wish to take. Once accepted, you’ll study and then take the required exam. After you pass, you’ll receive your certification.
Next Steps: Find the Perfect Medical Assistant Job in Palm Beach
After certification, you’re only one final step away from starting your new career. At this time, you’ll need to find the perfect medical assistant position in Palm Beach. First, determine where you’d like to work or the patients you’d like to work with. You can choose from a variety of disciplines such as geriatric medicine or pediatrics.
You can also choose a setting you’d like to work in such as a hospital or nursing home. After understanding how you’d like to work, it’s time to find open positions and apply. You can scour online job posting websites such as Indeed or reach out to local facilities to chat about opportunities.
Cambridge Can Help
Not sure which position is right for you? Struggling to find opportunities? Cambridge partners with local healthcare facilities to offer Job Placement services. We can connect you with hospitals, clinics and doctor’s offices throughout Palm Beach that are ready to hire.
Call Cambridge to Learn More About Your Next Steps
Are you a recent high school graduate ready to start your new Medical Assistant program? About to finish your program? Either way, we’re here to support you! To learn more about your next steps, call our team at 877-206-4279 or send us a message.