The Medical Assistant Career Accelerator Program is a hybrid work/education program sponsored by AMITA Health Medical Group in conjunction with Oak Point University. It’s never been faster or easier to start a rewarding healthcare career. Let us invest in YOUR future in healthcare!
AMITA Health is seeking candidates for their fully-paid Medical Assistant Career Accelerator Program that will prepare you for this rewarding career while providing full-time pay and benefits. Trained Medical Assistants are in demand and represent one of the fastest-growing occupations in the healthcare industry.
The 6-month training program is free and prepares you to take take a medical assistant certification exam, increasing earning potential and opening the door to limitless opportunities in the healthcare field! Trainees like you will attend classes daily while gaining work experience in a clinical setting. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be placed in a medical assistant position within AMITA Health Medical Group.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have earned a high school diploma or GED. That’s it! No work experience is necessary. Just finishing up high school? Great—let’s talk about upcoming sessions.
Medical assistants work alongside physicians, mainly in outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, such as medical offices and clinics. Medical assisting is one of the nation's careers growing much faster than average for all occupations, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, attributing job growth to the following:
Medical assistants are cross-trained to perform administrative and clinical duties.Here is a quick overview (duties vary from office to office depending on location, size, specialty, and state law):