The Certification Commission President Discusses Specialty Certified Medical Assistant Benefits
Durham, NC, August 23, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Brad Crump, president of The Certification Commission (https://www.specialtycma.com/), which provides a comprehensive specialty medical assistant certification program, has announced the release of a podcast discussing the many advantages of becoming a Specialty Certified Medical Assistant (SCMA™) in today’s competitive job market. In the podcast, Crump describes the training process involved in their certification program and the many benefits associated with receiving this training for both individuals and employers.
In the podcast, Crump highlights the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ projection that the demand for medical assistants will increase by 31 percent from 2010 to 2020. He stresses the competitiveness of the medical assistant job market and emphasizes how their specialty certification program can provide a considerable advantage for medical assistants versus others that receive a general certification in the hiring process. Furthermore, Crump mentions that physicians tend to favor graduates of this program because medical offices can save up to 25 percent on their malpractice insurance by hiring SCMA certified professionals.
The Certification Commission offers training and study guides for 13 different therapeutic specialties. In addition, the certification provides job placement assistance to graduates of the certification program. The Certification Commission, LLC and its Specialty Medical Assistant program are not affiliated with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or its Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification. For more information on SCMA and its many benefits, visit http://bit.ly/14FNV8P.
To listen to the podcast, visit http://bit.ly/151C6Hy.
“At The Certification Commission, we are passionate about providing medical assistants with one-of-a-kind and comprehensive specialty training,” said Crump. “The U.S. Department of Labor has listed medical assisting among the fastest-growing occupations for the next several years. By completing a SCMA certification, professionals interested in joining the medical assisting field can greatly increase their attractiveness to potential employers while becoming more knowledgeable in a specific desired area of their choice.”
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A trademark of The Certification Commission, LLC, SCMA (Specialty Certified Medical Assistant) aims to provide additional value and credentials to individuals in the medical assisting profession. Recently named one of the fastest growing occupations for the next several years by the U.S. Department of Labor, a Specialty Certified Medical Assistant-SCMA provides a way for individuals in the medical assisting profession to showcase their skills and knowledge and stand out from other medical assistant professionals that receive a standard certification. SCMA offers 13 different therapeutic specialties including dermatology (SCMA-D™), endocrinology (SCMA-END™), family medicine (SCMA-FM™), oncology (SCMA-ON™) and pediatrics (SCMA-PD™), among others. Offering a multitude of benefits to both individuals and employers, a Specialty Certified Medical Assistant-SCMA certified professional can save up to 25 percent on a practice’s malpractice insurance and improve the reputation of a practice as 80 percent of online reviews mention the patient’s experience with office staff. For more information, visit http://www.specialtycma.com.
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