Request Info

Ameritech | Medical Assisting jobs

How to Start Your First Medical Assisting Job Off Right

After you complete your externship and graduate from a Medical Assisting program, you only have one hurdle left before you become a Medical Assistant: Starting your first Medical Assisting job. You’ve chosen a career field that’s growing, which increases your chances of being hired, but finding that first job can still be a challenge, so you need to ...

Serving in the Service: Healthcare Careers in the Military

  Healthcare occupations abound in the military. With over a million enlisted personnel, it shouldn’t be a huge surprise that 75,820 of all military jobs are in the medical sector, as large as that number is. At Ameritech College of Healthcare, we see this first hand. We’ve had students who came out of the military, and we have many who ...

The Best Advice for Dealing with Angry Patients

Therapeutic communication is such a huge part of Nursing that test writers often include questions about it on the National Council Licensure Exam. Of course, it’s just as important in Medical Assisting, where you’re working with people in ambulatory care facilities. In any given shift, you encounter an array of emotions in the waiting room or ICU, ...

Why 10 Months? Becoming a Medical Assistant in Less Than a Year

At Ameritech College of Healthcare, we don’t think you should wait to start your career any longer than you need to. Training and studying are critical for any healthcare profession, and you can’t learn everything overnight, but the best curriculums are efficient at both—imparting knowledge without wasting time. With our Medical Assisting program, you can graduate in 10 months, trained and ...

An Interview with Carrie Hammond, Director of Our Medical Assisting Program

Carrie Hammond has been working in Medical Assisting for almost 30 years, and she’s directed our program at Ameritech College of Healthcare since 2012. Her knowledge and leadership has benefited thousands of students and many more patients, whom she’s served and worked with throughout her career. Our Medical Assisting students have the pleasure of talking with and ...

10 Things You Never Knew about Medical Assisting

We believe in Medical Assisting at Ameritech College of Healthcare. We’ve worked in the field since 1979, and we’re proud to offer the most affordable private Medical Assistant program in Utah. Over the decades we’ve learned many facts about Medical Assisting—including the fact that many people have a lot of misconceptions about the work. If you’re ...

Why Your Demeanor Matters As a Medical Assistant

Health care is one of those career fields that requires a certain type of person. Yes, you need to have an orderly mind for facts, procedures, and systems. You should be an expert communicator, confident and experienced in relaying sometimes sensitive, sometimes complex information You have to (or at least, should) have a passion for medicine. ...

What to Expect from Your Medical Assistant Externship

You can learn a lot in the classroom—but you can’t learn everything, especially if you’re studying to be a Medical Assistant. It’s a job that requires a lot of medical knowledge, as well as skills and professional attributes that can only be gained through hands-on experience. At AmeriTech, and in most Medical Assisting programs, that comes in ...