Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will extend the deadline for Medical Assisting and Respiratory Care Technology for two weeks, and only for the Wyoming/McDowell Campus. The application deadline will be February 15, 2014. For more information please visit our website at southernwv.edu or cal 304-896-7346.Medical Assistants provide care and comfort to people with healthcare needs. They're good at multi-tasking and work well as a part of a team. If the following qualities describe you, Medical Assisting might be a good career choice.
The Wyoming/McDowell Campus of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is now accepting applications for the Medical Assisting Program. The deadline is February 15, 2014.
Medical Assistants typically perform both clinical and administrative tasks. Job responsibilities may include administrative (clerical) and clinical (direct patient care) duties. Administrative duties include scheduling and receiving patients, maintaining medical records, and managing practice finances. Clinical duties include obtaining essential data for medical history and treatment, completing laboratory testing, and assisting in clinical procedures.
The program at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College provides a comprehensive background in administrative and clinical procedures and office management.
The demand for healthcare professionals, such as medical assistants, is at an all-time high. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2022.
Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of the Allied Health admission process. For more detailed information please visit our website at southernwv.edu or call 304-896-7346.