Oxnard Institute of Allied Health  & Clinical Laboratories 

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Medical Assistants/PCT are the backbone of any healthcare business, including hospitals and doctors’ offices. As a Medical Assistant, you will take vital signs, assist doctors and nurses, and work with patient records. The medical field is growing and so are the job opportunities for Medical Assistants. Your skills and knowledge will make you an important part of the healthcare team.

A career as a Medical Assistant is both rewarding and challenging. Each patient will benefit from your medical expertise.  The Certified Patient Care Technician/Medical Assistants assists doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in providing direct patient care in a variety of healthcare environments. As a CPCT/A, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Provide basic patient care including bathing, feeding, toileting and ambulating patients
  • Acquire and distribute patient care supplies
  • Change bed linens and process dirty linens properly
  • Perform safety checks to keep patient rooms clean and clutter – free
  • Maintain clear paths in hallways clear and return equipment that is no longer in use
  • Obtain EKG readings
  • Perform phlebotomy procedures

Benefits to obtaining a Patient Care Technician/Assistant Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, job security, and increased subject matter expertise.

Tuition: $3,000.00

Includes 3 certifications

1. Clinical Medical Assistant

2. Phlebotomy

3. Patient Care Technician

4. EKG Technician

5. Administrative Medical Assistant

Payment Plan Option: $500 X 6

0% interest

Must be paid in full to receive National Certification