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Medical Assisting

We Reveal the Importance of an Externship

WVJC externship coordinator Christina Jarrell and Medical Assisting Program Director Chelsea Abbott discusses the importance of the externship process for our student’s success. To learn about WVJC’s externships and accelerated programs, request information now!

Clinical Medical Assistant – Program Highlight

The Clinical Medical Assistant program at WVJC is designed to prepare you for an exciting career working alongside doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to help examine and treat patients. With plenty of hands-on experiences, you’ll be prepared to start your career as a medical assistant, phlebotomist, lab assistant, and many other exciting roles. Watch … Read more

Mono Test Demonstration

Today, watch Caitlin Syrews and Kellie Middleton – a current Clinical Medical Assistant student at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport demonstrate how to perform a rapid mono test. A rapid mono test is known to be CLIA-waived. The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulate laboratory testing and require clinical laboratories to be certified by the Center … Read more

Allaysha Benger – Graduate Highlight

Allaysha Benger spent a large portion of her life in the restaurant and serving industry before coming to WVJC, but working in that field never really felt like that was a long-term goal for her. Prior to attending WVJC Online, Allaysha had never attended a college institution because she felt like she was never going … Read more

Paige Maul – Staff Highlight

Paige Maul MA, RPT, is a new instructor at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport, beginning her career in September 2021. Paige started as an adjunct instructor in the Medical Billing/Administration and Clinical Medical Assistant programs. She has proven her knowledge and experience to be an asset to the WVJC Bridgeport campus. She has recently accepted … Read more

Tabitha Browning – Graduate Highlight

WVJC Clinical Medical Assistant graduate, Tabitha Browning loves her career as a medical assistant at Bali Surgical! She describes how her experience at West Virginia Junior College prepared her for success in the healthcare field. If you are ready for a healthcare career, please visit wvjc.edu to apply today!

How to Triage a Patient

Check out our VLOG on why WVJC students decided to further their education. Our students learn hands-on skills to become ready for their careers in healthcare, business, and information technology! In this video medical assisting students demonstrate how to properly triage a patient.  To learn more about WVJC fast-track programs, visit wvjc.edu today!

Chantel Garrett – Student Highlight

Medical Assisting student, Chantel Garrett, decided to contact WVJC to learn more about our fast-track healthcare programs. Chantel attended a local community college before attending WVJC, but it was not the right fit. When she entered the doors at WVJC, she knew she selected the right college to further her education! She said, “I decided … Read more

Explore Your Options for
College Classes This Fall

Are you ready to make the move and start working toward a new career? Are you looking for a small-school atmosphere with supportive instructors who are committed to your success? If so, then WVJC may be the perfect choice for you! Attend our webinar to find out your options for college classes this fall. Register … Read more

Encompass Health – Externship Highlight

Sue Bolyard, the Program Manager of Hospital Education, gave WVJC Online a peek at what our WVJC Online Clinical Medical Assistant students will experience during their externship at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown. “Your WVJC students will receive training about our rehabilitation patients. We provide medical care and also functional care. Your students will … Read more