Medical Office Careers Offer A Healthy Future

As the population ages, doctors will need to hire more people in Medical Office careers to perform routine clerical and organizational duties to keep their practices running smoothly. Hospitals, surgical facilities, clinics, physical therapy centers and many other healthcare facilities will also need to meet this demand, which explains why medical assistant jobs are on the rise.

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates a 23% increase in medical assistant jobs by 2024. That's an increase of 138,900 jobs. Patients appreciate those in medical office careers who can keep accurate records, schedule office visits and exams, and guide and comfort them while they receive various treatments and therapy.

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  • The U.S. Department of Labor predicts a 23% growth rate in medical office careers by 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical Assistants (January 13, 2016).