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Clinical Medical Assistant

NEW! Online Clinical Medical Assistant Program Starting May 11! Click for Details!

274 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

973-824-6484

Aziza Johnson, Student Recruiter/Admissions Representative
ajohnson@newcommunity.org

Length of Program: 790 hours (five to six months)

Clinical medical assistants are professionals who coordinate the activities of a medical office. Multi-skilled practitioners are qualified to provide clinical and administrative health care services under the supervision of a physician. They assist doctors during examinations, keep all medical equipment in order and maintain medical records. This program will prepare the graduate for entry-level positions in hospitals, medical offices or ancillary health care facilities. Clinical medical assistant students also are exposed to phlebotomy, EKG, vital signs, X-rays, anatomy and are CPR certified.

The instructor is familiar with industry trends, possesses the required educational attainments and is very knowledgeable about the medical field.

Program Requirements:

  • All students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of class
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Provide proof of citizenship

Program Includes:

  • Classroom lecture
  • Practical hands-on assignments
  • Work-based learning initiatives
  • Internships and externships
  • Employability skills training
  • Job placement assistance
  • Financial coaching

Key Program Outcomes:

  • Career pathways in an in-demand occupation
  • Provides industry recognized credentials
  • Connection to a host of employers

Certifications/Credentials:

  • National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)
  • American Red Cross Basic Life Support/CPR Certification

New Community Career and Technical Institute’s mission is to improve the quality of life of all students through education and occupational training in a community that fosters life-long learning.