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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Cost of Medical Assistant Schools

A medical assistant is a professional who works in a doctor’s office, hospital, or other health facilities to assist medical professionals in a variety of tasks, ranging from admitting patients, scheduling appointments, and dealing with insurance forms to organizing medical records, collecting samples, and performing routine laboratory testing. While many aspects of becoming a medical assistant can be learned on the job, to obtain the necessary education and certification, you need to attend accredited medical assistant schools San Antonio TX. Not only will you learn all aspects of working as a medical assistant, you will also be able to command a higher salary than someone who hasn’t obtained their diploma. Like everything in life, attending an accredited school costs money. Read more...

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How I Became A Medical Assistant

“Medicine is my husband, Makeup is my soulmate, Louis Vuitton is my Mistress” The above is the tagline on Eloisa Olmos, aka, Miss Geekly Chic’s YouTube channel description. A medical field veteran of over 10 years as a medical assistant gives Eloisa Olmos a ton of expertise. She loves “geeking out” over the things in life, and that includes getting yourself educated. She details her student experience, her medical assistant externship and how she got started in the medical field here in this video. Read more...

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Basic Medical Terminology Quiz

Basic Medical Terminology Quiz!

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Being A Medical Assistant

Ahh, YouTube. Great for procrastination, study breaks, and for turning minutes thanks to the magic of the oh-so-addicting auto-play. But what if you could put your social binging to work for you in the medical field? Or rather, follow influencers in your industry that could help you in your quest to work in the medical field? Thankfully, we pulled together 5 seriously savvy social media mavens that give an inside look and pro tips on what medical field work looks and feels like on a day-to-day basis. Read more...

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Salesman to Certified Medical Assistant

My name is Jose Alfonso Jimenez, I’m an alumnus from Southern Careers Institute Pharr campus. I am now a certified medical assistant and I work with Wellmed Medical Management. I love my job, I love what I do as a certified medical assistant, I love working with the patients and using the skills that I picked up at Southern Careers Institute. Read more...

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Medical Assistant Career Success Story

"Hey, I’m Robert Miranda, I’m a general supervisor for CSL Plasma. I graduated from Southern Careers Institute in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) in Texas. I was in the medical assistant program in Brownsville and I graduated in 2011. Read more...

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Cardiology Medical Assistant

"Hi, my name is Shelly and I work for a cardiology associate in Corpus Christi. I'm a certified medical assistant there as well as an EKG technician." Read more...

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Medical Assistant Program at SCI

Why Be A Medical Assistant

You see, I have been in many of my students’ place. I was blessed to have my family and friends to help me with my son and encourage me to go to school as a medical assistant where I could “do something meaningful” with my life. I remember walking into the school building at SCI and signing up for the medical assistant program knowing that I had made a decision that would change my life. What I could not have known about then were all the lives of others that I would later impact as a medical assistant instructor at Southern Careers Institute. When I walked through those doors 15 years ago, I did not know that I would be leading, teaching, and showing others what I was once taught. It didn’t cross my mind as I trained on-the-job that I would soon be training future medical assistants in the local and surrounding areas of Corpus Christi. Read more...

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Medical Assistant Skills

To succeed at medical assistant schools San Antonio, you need to possess real world skills. Click here to read about the most important. As a medical assistant, you will need to carry out a range of medical tasks (which may include administering injections, drawing blood, and reading vitals), work closely with medical staff and patients, and work on administrative tasks. At medical assistant schools San Antonio, you’ll receive instruction in all of these and will gain certifications to show potential employers. However these skills alone are insufficient to prepare you for a position at a care facility. To succeed in the field, you’ll also need to possess a number of real-world skills. Read more...

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Medical Assistant Work Environment

Even if you have a passion for a certain career, it may not be right for you if you can't handle the work environment. Before you decide to study medical assistance, get a sense of what it is like to work as a medical assistant Austin TX. Work environments vary wildly by the company, but you can get a strong sense by examining the following major employers: Read more...

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Helpful Tips for Medical Assistant Students

Blog posts can be of great help when you’re studying a medical assistant program Austin. Click here to read our top five choices. Whether you’re already taking a medical assistant program Austin or you’re thinking about enrolling, you can find critical information in blogs. The following is a selection of posts written by medical professionals, educators, and students that will help you get the most out of your course. Read more...

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Medical Assistant Programs in Corpus Christi

There has never been a better time to look into attending one of the great medical assistant programs in Corpus Christi. The U.S. medical field has been experiencing huge growth over the last few years. People are living longer and are requiring assistance from health care facilities all across the country. This development is of great benefit to you, the prospective student. Whereas certain colleges actively deny many students to keep exclusivity, many schools and colleges offering medical assistant programs in Corpus Christi are promoting their programs with grant schemes, inclusive acceptance rates, and financial aid options to keep up with demand. Read more...

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Corpus Christi Medical Assisting

A career in a medical environment offers variety far beyond the job of a doctor or nurse. Hospitals, clinics, health centers, nursing homes, and schools need trained professionals to assist in providing quality healthcare to patients. The job of a medical assistant can vary greatly, depending upon the size and scope of the practice that employs you. It also depends on individual state requirements regarding certain medical procedures like collecting lab samples or performing an ultrasound. Regardless of where you work, your first goal is to gain a good education to serve as a solid foundation for the rest of your career. There are many vocational training programs to choose from. Here's what to expect from medical assistant programs in corpus christi. Read more...

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Medical Assistant Schools in Austin

FAQs About Medical Assistant Schools: Austin TX Edition For those who want to make a difference in people’s lives by providing an essential role in the health care industry, training as a medical assistant may be the right move. If you are currently considering attending a medical assistant school in Austin, check out these frequently […]

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What SCI Students Are Saying

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Denise S.
Medical Assistant

“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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Bonnie M
Medical Assistant

“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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Sidney B
Medical Assistant

“The best place ever!! Ms.Tonia rocks she is the best teacher… I love going to school my time there is amazing.”

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Andrea Garcia

“Southern Careers went beyond my expectations. Very impressed. The assistance I got from Career Services is truly amazing. They really went out of their way to get me placed. They really care and I am grateful to all of them.”

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Olga C.

“Southern Careers Institute totally surpassed my expectations. Once I finished school, the Career Services team helped me find a job. I would tell anyone thinking about starting career training that you have nothing to lose and a lot to gain. I wish I would have started my training sooner.”

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Valerie D.

“I am very happy with where I am and where I’m going. Through high school, I struggled with math. When I came to SCI, I enrolled in the Business Accounting Specialist program to see if I could do it. SCI provided me with the accounting skills I needed to help me find a career. Now, I have an amazing career and room to grow in the company.”

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Crystal H.
Business Accounting

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