Once you have completed your ACC training and earned your diploma, you'll be ready to pursue exciting career opportunities as an entry-level Medical Assistant.
As a Medical Assistant, you will often be the first person in an office or clinic to interact with a patient, and you will often be responsible for keeping the office organized and running smoothly. Your employer will be counting on you to fill an important position in their hospital, clinic, or doctor's office. Your day-to-day responsibilities may include:
- Preparing patients for exams
- Taking medical histories
- Assisting doctors with patient exams
- Recording vital signs
- Prepping instruments for doctors
- Performing basic laboratory tests
- Scheduling patient appointments
You'll be on your way!
A commitment to your career can result in the ongoing development of your skills and increased opportunities for advancement. Even after you start your career, ACC's Career Services team will remain committed to providing you with the resources, support and personalized assistance you need to keep your career on the fast track.