As a medical assistant, you are an important, versatile member of a healthcare team. While performing a variety of clinical and administrative duties, medical assistants are in constant communication with patients, doctors and nurses. This is a career where you can bring your personality to the workplace!
Put your people skills to use
Being personable, upbeat, and positive can go a long way as a medical assistant. Help care for patients in a kind and compassionate way. When interacting with patients that are in pain or distress, you should act in a calm, reassuring manner that is best for the patient.
Whether you’re keeping office areas and exam rooms clean or patient information and medical records tidy, you'll rely on your organizational skills every day as a medical assistant. Staying organized is essential to providing a good patient experience.
Start your career as a medical assistant
In addition to these important personal qualities, you'll need the technical skills required to be a medical assistant. Training at YTI Career Institute can prepare you to become a medical assistant in as few as 21 months. Check out the video below to see what you'll learn in our Medical Assistant program:
The Medical Assistant program at YTI Career Institute combines qualified instruction with the medical facilities, equipment and instruments you're likely to find on your first day of work. Take your personality to the workplace during a twelve week externship in local medical facilities to gain actual on-the-job experience. To learn more about our Medical Assistant program, plan a visit to a YTI campus today!