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Delano, CA 93215(661) 778-1145
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San Joaquin Valley College’s Medical Assisting program in Delano provides you with a high-level education in as little as 15 months.
Medical assistants (also known as MAs) provide both clinical and administrative support for physicians and other healthcare providers in the field. Many MAs are often cross-trained to perform the following duties:
Administrative roles may include:
- Arranging lab services
- Answering phone calls
- Scheduling appointments
- Reviewing patient records
- Organizing hospital admissions
- Using computer software programs
- Filling out insurance forms and billing documents
Clerical and back end roles may include:
- Interviewing patients
- Facilitating prescription refills
- Assisting physicians with patient exams
- Cleaning medical equipment and tools
- Drawing blood and collecting other lab samples
- Preparing medical treatments and administering them under the supervision of a licensed physician
If you want more in depth explanations about these administrative or clerical roles, check out our guide to becoming a medical assistant in California.
San Joaquin Valley College’s Clinical Medical Assisting program in Delano provides you with a high-level education in as little as 9 months. Take the next step in your career by signing up today!View Program
At SJVC, our Medical Office Administration (MOA) program in Delano trains students for a variety of medical office assistant procedures and competencies necessary for entry-level employment in the medical field. Their duties can vary depending on the type of healthcare setting in which they work. However, most medical secretaries may be responsible for tasks such as bookkeeping, billing, records management, patient data collection, appointment scheduling, written correspondence, and answering day-to-day calls.View Program
Administrative specialists fulfill a variety of clerical tasks to help an organization’s operations run smoothly. Depending on the business, a BOAs primary responsibilities may include organizing files, arranging travel for executives, performing bookkeeping tasks and processing employee payroll.
During the program that can be completed in as few as 8 months, you’ll learn how to use advanced computer software, gain insight on business correspondence, and learn routine processes like accounting or bookkeeping.View Program
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Career Training in Delano
SJVC’s Delano location offers hands-on career training to students in Central California who want to prepare for a new profession in as little as 9 months. Class sizes are manageable and schedules are flexible so you can get the most out of your education without sacrificing your busy life.
Conveniently located close to the 99, SJVC’s Delano campus is easy to access for the entire county. DART buses stop nearby at Cecil St. and Browning Rd.
“My personal mission, as well as the mission at SJVC, is the success of every student. Education is a truly powerful tool that can change the trajectory of a person’s life and I am continuously thrilled that I get to be a part of that process.”