Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy

Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy

29%*

Projected Job Growth
2012-2022

If you are thinking about career training in health care, consider our Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy program. Aging populations, along with the transition to electronic health records, are just two of the factors that are driving the growth in this career field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health care industry is projected to see an increase in the demand for qualified medical staff, including medical assistants.

As a medical assistant, you can become an important part of a health care team. Your responsibilities could include patient records management, medical laboratory procedures, CPR, scheduling patient appointments and measuring vital signs. With Platt College’s Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy program, you can learn these skills and be ready to enter this exciting career field.

Why should I become a medical assistant?

If you enjoy caring for others and are looking for a career that is growing, medical assisting could be the right choice for you. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the medical assistant field to grow 29% from 2012 to 2022, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.

This Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy training program can be a great fit for students who want to work in the health care field without spending years in school. Also, as a medical assistant, you can have the opportunity to get started in the health care industry, and if you are working alongside other health care positions, you could use this position as a stepping-stone to other great health care career opportunities.
*http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm#tab-6

Where do medical assistants work?

Typically, medical assistants can be found in private physicians’ offices, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, minor emergency centers and other health care facilities. As a medical assistant or phlebotomist, you can work with doctors and nurses to ensure a high level of medical care.

How much do medical assistants earn?

According to the latest survey (May 2012) by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assistants earn a median salary of $29,370 per year.

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm#tab-5

More questions?

Contact us today and we can answer any questions you have about our Medical Assistant programs in Oklahoma

We know that a career decision is important, and we are committed to making sure you have all of the information you need to make a career training decision that is right for you.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the programs at Platt College is available at http://www.plattcolleges.edu/content/program-disclosures.

Programs vary by location.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent required.
See school catalog for specific programmatic admissions requirements.

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