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Medical Assistant – Front and Back Office (National Certification)

The field of medical assisting is one of the most versatile allied health occupations in today’s healthcare environment and one of the fastest growing jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 23.5 % job growth rate from 2014-2024. Medical Assistants work in private and multi-provider clinics, Urgent Care Centers, Hospitals or Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The Front Office scope of work includes scheduling appointments, start and maintain patient records, and insurance billing and coding. The Back Office includes preparing the exam room, vital signs, injections and blood draws, EKG, and other assistance with examinations and treatments.

Join this exciting career field and get proficient and certified in the administrative and clinical skills performed by a Medical Assistant.

Prerequisites:

  • Students must possess a High School Diploma, GED or HiSET (or evaluated transcript if degree from foreign country)
  • Students must attend an Orientation prior to enrollment (see dates below)

Recommended Online Preparation Courses:

Medical Assistant – Flyer

How to Register:

Students may only enroll after they attended an Orientation. Registration in person or via phone at the Front Office 408.423.3500. For additional questions contact Connie Webb via email [email protected]

Meet your Instructors

Teresa Esquivel, CCMA-C -Lead Instructor 
  • California Board Certified Medical Assistant 
  • Clinical Specialty Certified  
  • BLS Certified
  • Experienced Medical Assistant Educator and Trainer 
  • Experienced Program Coordinator Professional Nursing Development
  • Experienced In home Caregiver
  • Trained in Peritoneal Dialysis
  • HIPAA Certified

Mechelle King, AS Healthcare – Instructor Day Program

  • 25 years of work experience in the Medical Field including private practice, hospital and clinical settings.
  • 4 years of experience as Community College instructor Medical Front and Back Office
  • AS in Healthcare
  • Nationally Certified  Medical Assistant
  • Licensed Phlebotomist
  • HIPAA Certified
  • Certified as a CPR and First Aid Instructor
  • Currently working towards BS in health Science in Professional Development and Advance Patient Care

Glenda Crespo – Externship Coordinator and Substitute Instructor Medical Assistant Program
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management (BSBM) University of Phoenix
  • Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA)
  • 10+ years of teaching experience as Medical Assistant instructor
  • 20+ years of work experience as NCMA in hospitals and private practice facilities
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