Preparing for the Surge in Onboarding Medical Assistants
March 29, 2023, 11:30 AM CST
Did you know medical assistants are one of the fastest growing careers nationwide? The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that there will be a 29% increase in medical assistant jobs from 2016 to 2026, compared the average 5-8% growth of jobs. In a post-pandemic world where staff shortages are a very real concern, training and upskilling talent proves to be a top priority among providers everywhere.
Join us for a 30-minute webinar as Andrea Zalewski, Clinical Program Manager for Pre & Post-Acute & Surgical portfolios at HealthStream, explains how Medical Assistant Orientation can ensure your medical assistants represent their provider adequately.
Learning objectives include:
- Understand the vital role medical assistants play in healthcare as a whole
- Learn how evidence-based training can reduce turnover and vacancy rates by validation of skills during orientation and providing resources to support for identified gaps
- Recognize that career advancement begins with adequate training