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Is this program right for you? • Are you compassionate and willing to help patients when they are hurt or not feeling their best? • Are you comfortable working with electronic equipment, computers and other forms of technology? • Can you communicate well in both oral and written formats? • Are you detail oriented and able to stick with a task until it is completed correctly? • Will you be able to work within strict health and safety guidelines for your own benefit as well as your patients and coworkers? Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to increase demand for preventive medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As their practices expand, physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics). The median annual wage for medical assistants was $30,590 in May 2015 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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2016-2017 Health Care Career Guide from Trident Technical College  

Trident Technical College Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development has prepared this informational guide on the various he...

2016-2017 Health Care Career Guide from Trident Technical College  

Trident Technical College Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development has prepared this informational guide on the various he...

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