Florida has increased its populations significantly in the past quarter. Meaning about 350,000 people among children, adults and seniors have moved to the sunshine state. This changes and new people arriving also come with demanding different medical needs. Becoming a medical assistant could be a great opportunity to develop in the medical field in a short period of time at an affordable price.
The annual income for a medical assistant in Florida starts from the mid $20,000 and can go up to the high $40,000. In addition a medical assistant has a wide work of field as it is not limited to a department or branch in medicine. Some of the areas were a medical assistant can work at are including but not limited to walking clinics, hospitals, chiropractors, doctors offices, surgical facilities, among others. Assistants are able to work in the administrative areas or in the clinical area by taking medical histories; being responsible for measuring a patient’s height, weight and vital signs, preparing examination rooms, organizing and disinfecting medical instruments. Also assistants can be performing phlebotomy work, giving injections, administering medication and electrocardiograph aide. All of these working closely with a physician during examinations acting as a second set of hands.
By becoming a Medical assistant at FHCA Orlando you will be certified by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. All training applicants must be 17 years old of age. (if the applicant is under 18 years old, the student Enrollment Agreement must be approved and signed by her/his Parent or Guardian). FHCA Orlando gives you the opportunity to become a professional, take advantage of the quality affordable education provided by the most reliable academy in the area.
Contact us to obtain more information on the program, requisites, prices, and schedule. We are committed to make your future bright and exciting.