Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting

Medical Assistant School in Essington, PA

The Medical Assisting training program prepares students for a career in healthcare performing clinical and administrative support to physicians.

Earn your medical assistant diploma at All-State Career's Essington, PA school. The program at this Pennsylvania medical assisting school prepares students to work in doctors’ offices and medical clinics with hands-on training in both clinical and administrative duties seen job.  Students train to assist doctors and nurses in delivering healthcare to patients.  The program is consistently updated to stay current with any changes in equipment, standards, or methods for treating patients in a variety of medical settings. 

If you are serious about entering this profession, attending medical assistant school at our Essington campus will prepare you with the skill set you need to succeed in your medical career.  

Preparing Medical Assistants to Be Effective Team Players

The job of a medical assistant is multifaceted, which makes medical assisting an excellent choice for those who enjoy multi-tasking. In our program, students learn a wide variety of clinical and administrative skills, including how to check the vital signs of patients, how to prepare exam rooms for patients, how to code and record patient statistics, and how to professionally act as the liaison between patients, doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers.

Beyond dealing with patients and fellow staff members, medical assistants are also responsible for several other tasks, which may include:

  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Code patient medical information and fill out insurance paperwork
  • Assist in creation and management of patient EHRs (electronic health records) 
  • Prepare samples for laboratory testing

How All-State Prepares You for All of These Tasks

All-State’s Essington medical assisting school teaches you all the skills you will need to successfully perform the administrative tasks and clinical duties outlined above. Once you have your medical assistant diploma in hand, you will be well prepared to handle the challenges you will on the job, regardless of medical setting you work in.

All-State Helps You Start a Medical Assisting Career Upon Graduation

Our dedicated instructors inspire you to be the best you can be by supporting you during your time at our campus.  Upon completion of your medical assistant education, our career services staff will show you how to write good résumés and cover letters, how to present yourself to impress at job fairs and expos, how to work to ace interviews, and how to research placement leads that fit your education, skills, and career goals.

Frequently asked questions

  • Who is All State Career?

    All-State Career School provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of diploma and degree programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities.

    All-State Career School strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. 

  • What are the admission requirements?

    To qualify for admissions, in most cases you must be a high school graduate or its equivalent. All applicants are required to complete a personal information sheet. During a personal interview with our admissions staff, we will review your career goals to help you find the right program to fit your needs.

    Every individual will be given the opportunity to tour the facility, meet with Financial Aid, and enroll in the next available classes. Please contact your local campus Admission representative for more information on admission requirements.

  • How much does the program cost?

    Tuition varies from program and campus. Speak with an admissions representative for more details.

  • Is financial aid available?

    You've got obligations and responsibilities already, so financing your education is going to be a real concern. At All State Career, we understand that. That's why we help our students to learn about government and private loans and other financial aid options that are available to those who qualify to help finance the cost of building the foundation for your new career.

    • We work every day with working adults and career changers who have complex financial situations, and get them the information to help them to determine the financing for their education that will work the best for them.
    • We have financial aid offices on every campus so students can continue to find and act on important information they need to continue on their path to success
    • We are flexible and pragmatic in our approach. Our instructors, counselors, professors, and staff understand and will work with you if it becomes difficult to keep up your studies or if you need time off.
  • Does All State Career help me find a job after graduation?

    At All State Career, our Career Services professionals are committed to successfully supporting our graduates to secure employment in entry-level positions. Through career development, including professionalism, motivation, resume development, dress for success, interview coaching and the maintenance of ethical standards, we empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.

    All State operates a Career Services Center at each campus to assist graduates with career placement. All State Career provides career placement assistance to our graduates. As graduation approaches, students get the opportunity to meet with the Director of Career Services during their last semester to discuss career services available for their individual job search. As a graduate, you will want employment that reflects your skills, training, and allows for professional growth and development. Career Services is committed to helping you find the right fit for you.

  • Is All State Career accredited?

    If you’re looking for accredited colleges or vocational schools, you have come to the right place! While each campus varies in program offerings and specific programmatic accreditations, all are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

    See each school's campus page or click on the CONSUMER INFO button on the right to view individual campus or programmatic accreditations.

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.

Program Costs and Career Outcomes

Medical Assisting
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