Earning the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA Certification), nationally accredited through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), can help you stand out in the world of medical assistants. The Medical Assistant certification program ensures you’re prepared for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification exam and allows you to join the workforce with an advantage. Check out our blog post to learn more about what you can do with a Medical Assistant certification.
**PLEASE NOTE: This CCMA Certification program is NOT available to students who plan to work in the state of Washington. Many states have licensing or certification requirements for those performing the role of a Medical Assistant. This MedCerts program is aligned with and/or prepares candidates for certification or licensure in each state except Washington.
Clinical Medical Assistants are multi-skilled allied healthcare professionals who may administer medications, assist with minor procedures, record vital signs, take medical histories, prepare patients and rooms for examinations, handle laboratory specimens, and provide patient education. Medical Assistants may also perform administrative tasks as requested.
A patient centered care coordinator may work in hospitals, physicians' offices, dental offices, clinics, specialty care centers and nursing facilities. They develop and coordinate patient care programs, manage and prepare public relations information, manage human resources and patient care, and handle patient case management.
Supports physician staff by screening and sorting mail, documents and telephone calls; schedules appointments and arranges refferals; bills patients and third-party payers; transcribes dictations; prepares medical reports, patient histories, manuscripts and more.