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It’s Medical Assistants Week!

This year, Medical Assistants and CMAs (AAMA)® will be recognized across the country from October 18 to 22, 2021 To help you appreciate the extraordinary work of medical assistants, we would like to walk you through their typical day at the office: Arrive Early The typical workday of a medical assistant starts before the first

PCHC / Beal University Tuition Reimbursement Program

For all Beal University full-time Medical Assistant’s hired at this time, Penobscot Community Health Center (PCHC) is giving a $3,500 signing and retention bonus:  $1,750 in recipient’s first paycheck and $1,750 at 6 months. This amount is prorated if employee is hired at less than full-time. If the new hire is a Beal graduate in

October 21st is Medical Assistants Day!

National Medical Assistants Day is celebrated on the Wednesday of Medical Assistants Week, the third week of October. Medical Assistants often don’t get the recognition they deserve, but they are the ones who support doctors and nurses with clinical and administrative tasks, making sure that everything runs smoothly. Beal College recognizes the contributions and important

Accredited Medical Assistant Training at Beal College

Did you know Beal College’s Medical Assisting program has been offered since 1979 and accredited with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) since 1985? Beal College was the first college in Maine to achieve AAMA accreditation and the longest running, too! We have graduated hundreds of Medical Assistants that have contributed to our healthcare

Thank A Medical Assistant Today

October 23rd Offers Chance to Reflect on Importance of Medical Assisting Medical Assistants play a crucial role in the healthcare field. Supporting physicians and other healthcare professionals in clinical or administrative roles, Medical Assistants perform a range of duties. From running the office to drawing blood, Medical Assistants answer a host of different medical needs.

Medical Assisting Employer Panel at Beal College

Northern Light, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, and PCHC recruiters joined the Medical Assisting class at Beal College yesterday. Their focus was to meet with Lab III students preparing to enter their externship. Students who are in their final Lab of the Medical Assisting program had the opportunity to ask questions of these recruiters that wouldn’t typically

Medical Assisting Careers can Provide Both Purpose and Professional Growth

Spike in the job outlook for medical assistant professionals throughout U.S. Many people searching for a career are looking for a field that is rewarding beyond the financial benefits. The Harvard Business Review cites that employees working for a “cause” are more likely to commit their “whole selves” to their work, making them more satisfied

Medical Assistant Advisory Board Meets at Beal College

At Beal’s recent Medical Assistant Advisory meeting, there was excellent discussion regarding externships and ways we can work together improve the experience for both Beal students and our externship partners – such as less administrative hours and more clinical hours. It was great to hear that Beal College graduates are still sought after when practices