Boston Career Institute (BCI Inc.)
Medical Assistant

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Welcome to the first day of your new future in healthcare!

With all the changes in medical care and the way insurance companies pay for services, doctors, clinics and hospitals are turning more and more to medical assistants to extend the highest level of care to the patients while controlling skyrocketing costs.

You may find yourself working in the emergency room participating in the cutting edge lifesaving procedures or in a specialist’s office assisting with one of hundreds of medical treatments that help to improve and prolong life. You could also find yourself in a medical esthetics clinic where people undergo restorative surgeries after debilitating accidents or improve their image and self-esteem.

Wherever you may choose to apply yourself, you will have the ability to fulfil your personal and professional goals while helping others and growing professionally.

Who are medical assistants?

Medical assistants are highly skilled medical professionals that work alongside doctors, nurse practitioners and other healthcare specialists in hospitals, medical offices and clinics.

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We will train you to perform the most essential clinical skills in a realistic lab environment. You will draw blood, give shots, take blood pressures and vital signs, perform EKG’s / Electrocardiograms all live and under supervision of experienced and caring instructors.

We will place you into a clinical internship where you will work with doctors, nurses and other skilled professionals completing your training and setting you on a path for career success.

In Demand:

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development recently named medical assisting one of the fastest growing occupations. Future projections for this occupation are similarly optimistic. The average pay for medical assistants in Massachusetts is $37,781.00

Medical Assistant Program Overview:

From the very first hour in class, the students begin to master their new clinical and medical administrative skills. Classes are engaging and are taught in a simulated clinical environment where all skills are practiced live. Students also participate in computer assisted training to complete assignments, cover essential subject matter and complete quizzes. BCI has partnered with NHA (National Health career Association) to provide the students with an opportunity for National Certification as a Certified Medical Assistant.

We offer basic and advanced Medical Assistant Programs at our Brookline, Malden and Lowell campuses.

Job Responsibilities:

Medical assistants are cross-trained to perform administrative and clinical duties.

While the duties vary from office to office, here is a quick overview of general duties.

List of Duties:

Medical Assistants work in every clinical discipline and perform some of the most common and most exotic clinical procedures. BCI provides the training in the most relevant invasive and non-invasive procedures as determined by our advisory boards. They include but are not limited to:

  • Phlebotomy
  • EKG
  • Injections
  • Vital Signs
  • Urinalysis
  • Throat Cultures
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Medical Billing and Coding