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With the healthcare ﬁeld growing at a steady rate, there are many job opportunities each year for Medical Assistants. As a Medical Assistant, you will play a vital role in the operation of a physician’s ofﬁce or other health-care facility.
The Genesis program provides you with the expertise, knowledge and skills needed to provide exceptional patient care and physician support. As a Medical Assistant, you will be an essential member of a health-care team and will perform tasks such as documenting patient history, taking vital signs, preparing the patient for examination, assisting the health-care provider with patient examinations, medicine administration and basic laboratory procedures. Additionally, courses in career development, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and medical ethics will prepare you for successful entry in to the health care profession.
While professional certification is not required for employment, Genesis graduates are prepared and encouraged to take one of the certifying examinations for the profession. Professional certification provides the credentials to validate your ability, knowledge and expertise as a Medical Assistant, giving you a distinct advantage over other job applicants in your ﬁeld.
Your Future as a Medical Assistant
A Medical Assistant diploma creates career opportunities in a variety of settings:
As you look into your new career as a Medical Assistant, be sure to research some of the real-life details of your new trade such as job outlook, self-employment opportunities, earning potential in your chosen career track and details of your new work environment. We recommend to you the resources of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Department of Labor’s O-Net, where all this information can be found and more.
Genesis Career College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information for this program offered by Genesis Career College, please visit http://www.tn.gov/thec and click on the "Authorized Institutions Data" button at the bottom of the page.
Still have questions? Contact us and set a time to visit your future campus today so that we can show you all that this exciting industry has to offer and how the faculty and staff of Genesis Career College will be committed to your success from your first day of class and for the lifetime of your career.
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