Medical Assistant Jobs
Medical Assistant Job Overview
Medical assistant jobs involve performing a variety of clinical support and administrative tasks in the offices of physicians and other healthcare practitioners.
On any given day, the duties of a medical assistant may range from scheduling appointments and communicating with insurers to taking patients' vital signs and assisting in minor surgery. Some medical assistants develop specialized skills working in the offices of ophthalmologists, podiatrists or other specialist physicians. Many more use a broad array of skills working for a family physician or internist.
Medical assistants may sometimes help prepare patients for treatments by relaying instructions and advice from doctors. Setting up and maintaining medical equipment, as well as inventorying and ordering supplies are also common responsibilities in medical assistant work.
Medical Assistant Education
Requirements vary by state and practice. Most medical assistants have a high school diploma; many are certified by a national body. A candidate with the Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant designation will have a distinct advantage when looking for medical assistant employment. Formal medical assistant training programs are offered by community colleges, vocational schools and technical schools.
Small physicians’ offices are the most likely to hire medical assistants with the least formal education. Major hospitals and medical centers, by contrast, typically require medical assistants to have a higher level of training and certification.
Medical Assistant Job Market
There were more than 527,000 medical assistants in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Medical assistant job opportunities are projected to grow by nearly 163,000 between 2010 and 2020, much faster than the average occupation.
Medical Assistant Salaries
The median medical assistant salary in May 2011 was $29,100, according to BLS. The middle half earned between $24,670 and $35,080; the 90th percentile earned $40,810.
Chino Valley Medical Center Chino Valley, 86323
MEDICAL ASSISTANT F/T Back Office needed for busy urgent care practice. Current certification as MA and exp. w/immunizations & injections. Physically demanding, multi-tasking, fast-paced position. 4-10 hr shifts available. Email resume & cover letter to *****...
Dr. Grahovac Dearborn, 48120
OBGYN in Dearborn looking for part time or full time medical assistant Fax resume 313-271-1427 Click to apply at: ....
We are a well-established practice requiring additional staff to accommodate our growth. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. Please apply if you qualify for the following positions: Licensed Practical Nurse Medical Assistant Receptionist - Fulltime Scheduler - Fulltime Please send resume to: Center for Surgical Dermatology c/o Human Resources 428 County Line Road West...
Company Confidential Columbus, OH, 43215
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/ RADIOLOGY TECH With or without experience.Please email resume to: ***** This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and www.columbusjobs.com/monster....
Medical Assistant/ GXMO Family Practice in Gahanna is hiring a Full Time MA/GXMO for their busy practice. Duties will include Pt Intake, vitals, ekg, labs, injections, PFT's, quality patient care and education. 1-3 years experience as an MA preferred. Electronic Medical Record exp, GXMO is a huge plus. Hours are M-F Varied between 8am-7pm and one Sat a month 8am-12pm. We offer excellent benefits a...
Company Confidential Williamsville, NY, 14221
MEDICAL ASSISTANT Busy Williamsville medical practice seeks qualified M.A. to assist with patient care, (rooming patients, weights, BPs, medications, etc.). Must possess at least one year of experience and an unmatched commitment to exceptional patient care. Resume & Cover to *****...
Company Confidential Brookfield, 44403
Medical Assistant needed for clinical position in physicianâ.s office. EMR experience required, Micro MD preferred. Full or part time. Send resumes to: ***** This job listing brought to you by The Sharon Herald...
University Health Services Stillwater, 74078
Medical Lab Assistant University Health Services has an opening for a Medical Lab Assistant in our Laboratory and Radiology Department. Responsibilities include: Clerical support for laboratory and radiology department; complete computer order entry for necessary lab and radiology procedures, maintains legible and organized written and computerized records, receives verifies and processes incoming...
MEDICAL FRONT DESK, MEDICAL ASSISTANT, MEDICAL BILLER Minimum 1 year experience. Please send resume: Fax 561-659-0495 Email *****...
Experienced Medical Assistant needed for a busy and thriving specialty practice in Chico. Qualified candidates must have at least two years of experience working in an outpatient clinic with patients. Seeking individuals with a strong attention to detail and excellent computer skills. Lab experience a plus! $14-$17/hr. + Benefits. Call Susan at Anderson & Associates at 530-891-1955, 383 A Connors...
Company Confidential Whittier, CA, 90605
Medical Assistant OB/GYN Practice looking for Medical Asst/Scheduler F/T, temporary. Bilingual . Insurance knowledge req'd. Call 562-693-0735....
Home of your dream job Dakota Gasification Company seeks to be an employer of choice. We want YOU to choose Dakota Gas. Not only do we offer competitive salaries, we also offer an incredible benefits package. Find your dream job here: Assistant Medical Services (temporary Registered Nurse) Our people are the heart of our organization and we employ more than 600 individuals in North Dakota. Go...
Home of your dream job DAKOTA GASIFICATION Company seeks to be an employer of choice. We want you to choose Dakota Gas. Not only do we offer competitive salaries, we also offer an incredible benefits package. Find your dream job here: Administrative Assistant I - Medical Services Our people are the heart of our organization and we employ more than 600 individuals in North Dakota. Go to dakotagas.c...
Immediate temporary assignments available for experienced bilingual Spanish Medical Assistants. We need candidates who have worked back office, and recently worked in a position where they drew blood daily. If you are qualified, interested and available to be on-call for various temporary assignments in Watts and South Los Angeles, we would like to hear from you. Salary varies by assignment from $...
Immediate opening for a Back Office Medical Assistant to work full-time in a Cardiology office with locations in Glendale and Hollywood. Along with the rest of the back office MA team, you will be responsible for supporting a busy patient load of 70 - 80 patients per day with 4 providers. In addition, you will assist Armenian speaking patients with their patient paperwork and provide translation s...
Seeking a highly trained medical assistant with extensive experience in EPIC. Candidates should have 1+ year experience with Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine,Total Joint Replacement and Shoulder Replacement....
Company Confidential Upper Saint Clair, PA, 15241
Medical Assistant in Busy Dermatology Practice Job Overview: Swing position with both back office and some front office duties in multi-provider dermatology practice in the South Hills. Duties: • Interacts directly with patients · Back Office Duties Include: o Brings patient back to exam rooms to take initial history o Calls patients with laboratory and biopsy results o Answers simple, medical que...
Medical Assistant who have training in the endocrinology field working closely doctors in the treatment of hormone imbalances and problems by helping to restore the normal balance of hormones in the body. Experience with patients that have the common diseases and disorders of the endocrine system that endocrinologists deal with can include diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders...
Busy ORTHOPAEDIC practice located in Dunwoody, GA, is seeking a permanent full time EXPERIENCED OUTPATIENT ORTHOPAEDIC CODER and a MEDICAL ASSISTANT for the group. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MUST be a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with ORTHOPAEDIC OUTPATIENT CODING experience, and an MA with Ortho experience. A minimum of 3 years CPT/ICD-9 inpatient/outpatient coding and MA experience. Excellent writt...
Description: Job Summary The Certified Medical Assistant performs a variety of patient care activities to assist physicians and nursing personnel, including administering injections, EKG's, phlebotomy and various other procedures. Delivers quality customer service and maintains established quality control standards. Essential Job Functions 1. Performs all duties within the scope of a Certified Med...
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$20,800.00 - $37,440.00
Typical Salary for Medical Assistant
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance; performs administrative and clerical duties under the direction of a physician.
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Clinical Lab Testing
Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
Serves and protects the ophthalmogy practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
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