Medical Assistant Trainee Program | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Medical Assistant Trainee Program

Medical Assistant Job Opportunities

Medical assistants provide safe, supportive, patient-centered care in Norton Healthcare’s medical offices.

A Typical Day for a Medical Assistant at Norton Healthcare

At Norton Healthcare, tasks in a typical day for a medical assistant include:

  • Recording patients’ medical history, vital statistics, test results and other pertinent information in Epic, Norton Healthcare’s electronic medical records system
  • Preparing treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean
  • Interviewing patients to obtain medical information and measuring their vital signs, weight and height
  • Showing patients to examination rooms and preparing them for the provider
  • Preparing and administering medications as directed by a provider

Requirement for the Position

Certificate or training program in medical assisting

Apply for available positions in this career field.

Medical Assistant Trainee Program

Norton Healthcare’s training program for medical assistants prepares individuals with little to no medical background to deliver safe, patient-centered care in ambulatory care settings. This is a paid training program that is 40 hours per week and will last approximately six weeks. Successful completion of the program will result in full-time employment as a medical assistant at Norton Healthcare.

The program will provide education on topics, including:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Medical terminology
  • Medication math
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical skills
  • Administrative skills

Email Ellen Fulmer at ellen.fulmer@nortonhealthcare.org with questions regarding this training program.

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