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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.
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OBSTETRIX MEDICAL GROUP JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Medical Assistant I. GENERAL SUMMARY The Medical Assistant assists in the delivery of health care services and patient care management. The Medical Assistant collaborates with the other health care team members to provide comprehensive care to women and their families experiencing a high-risk pregnancy. II. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1....
Medical Assistant-Pediatrics (16 hrs) M-Tues 8:30am-5:00pm. Responsible for maintaining patient flow, taking vital signs and history, performing routine tests, administering injections, assisting physician with procedures, clean and stock rooms and order supplies. Must be a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program, with 1-3 years of pediatric experience preferred, in a fast paced clinic...
The skin is in – join one of the most desirable fields of medicine today! Seen as the northwest suburb’s premier dermatology and Mohs practice, as well as FDA-approved for numerous clinical research trials, our fast-paced, growing office is seeking a dynamic Medical Assistant. Responsibilities include: Intake and triage, monitoring vitals Educating patients on treatment plans, pre-surgical instruc...
A CMA is a certified healthcare worker who performs the administrative and clinical tasks that keep the offices of licensed health practitioners running smoothly. Our 5-day Medical Assistant program allows students to earn up to 3 nationally accredited certifications. We have 5 paid intern positions available. For more information and TO APPLY visit: www.MedicalCareerSpecialists.com. (About>Career...
AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation! Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you! Founded in 1987, AI...
A CMA is a certified healthcare worker who performs the administrative and clinical tasks that keep the offices of licensed health practitioners running smoothly. Our 5-day Medical Assistant program allows students to earn up to 3 nationally accredited certifications. We have 2 paid intern positions available. For more information and TO APPLY visit: www.MedCertPro.com. (About>Careers>Apply Now) H...
Responsibility I: Standards of Performance 1. Ownership - responsible for all outcomes of efforts and actions 2. Teamwork - demonstrates a willingness to assist co-workers and to accept additional assignments as requested to support the department efficiently 3. Communication - acknowledge patients and co-workers, listen attentively while maintaining eye contact and speaking to them directly and r...
Dermatology office located in Houston’s Inner-Loop is currently accepting applications for a: Full Time Medical Assistant. Position Description below. *REPLIES MUST INCLUDE RESUME* Qualifications · Positive attitude, customer service focus. · Ability to prioritize and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment while still paying attention to details. · Strong written and verbal communication ski...
Wee Care Pediatrics is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic Medical Assistant to fill a Full Time Days position in our Layton Clinic. Position requires the completion of a certified Medical Assisting program. All candidates must have a high school diploma/GED Please send or fax or email resume to: 1-801-927-1591 ***** Please reference this Monster Ad when faxing or emailing....
CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT New Jersey Spine Center is a multi-disciplinary spine surgery practice located in Chatham, New Jersey. We have an opportunity for a talented and personable MA. Must have experience working with Electronic Health Records in a paperless environment. We are seeking medical assistants who enjoy patient contact, conducting interviews and documenting medical histories. Additi...
Medical Assistant – [Job ID #525] 2 openings The Medical Assistant serves as part of a multidisciplinary team in a challenging and stimulating primary care setting. The Medical Assistant provides support for medical providers and nurses by assisting with clinical and administrative tasks. Typical duties could include, but are not limited to: taking vital signs; room stocking and inventory, helping...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77074
Job Title: Medical Assistant- Spanish Speaking Job Description: Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance. Duties: * Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit. * Prepares patients for examination and takes vital signs. * Office procedures such as laser treatments, wound care, physical therapy, X-Rays, and Ar...
At STAR, we are only as good as the people we employ! Please review our job posting for a MEDICAL OFFICE RECEPTIONIST / ASSISTANT (Franklin, TN at our Westhaven clinic) and consider joining our STAR family! The MEDICAL OFFICE RECEPTIONIST facilitates the delivery of health care by performing vital customer service & administrative tasks. As the first point of contact for our patients & customers,...
A medical assistant is needed for a busy dermatology office. Ideal candidate must be willing to travel. We are hiring for our Lake Mary, Haines City, and DeBary offices. Bilingual is a plus. Please submit your resume....
Medical Assistant Alliant Dermatology is a growing practice in The Villages, FL and is looking for another talented Medical Assistant. Medical experience is required. Please do not call the office for information, please email or submit online questions and resumes. Dermatology experience is a plus, but not required. Job Purpose: Helps doctor by providing information, services, and assistance. Dut...
A specialty pharmaceutical company in Grayslake, IL is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant for a temp to possible direct hire position. Seeking individual with strong proficiency in clinical skills; i.e. vital signs, ECGs, phlebotomy to perform in a Phase 1 Clinical Research Unit. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to demonstrate professional behavior and se...
FTE: 0.2 Every other Saturday and Sunday Hours: 9:00 5:30 Medical Lab Assistant (1.14) POSITION SUMMARY: The Medical Lab Assistant is responsible for performance of phlebotomy, laboratory clerical work, and selected laboratory procedures. Responsibilities include: order entry, patient preparation, specimen collection, and blood drawing using standardized phlebotomy procedures. Additionally the inc...
Company Confidential Odessa, 79761
Medical Medical Assistant or LVN needed for medical office setting. Experience preferred but will train intelligent, motivated person. Salary DOE. Mail resume to Blind Box OA-3885, P.O. Box 2952, Odessa, TX 79760....
Company Confidential CHESTER, PA, 19013
Certified Medical Assistant Certified Medical Assistant Busy orthopaedic surgical and podiatric practice seeks F/T Certified Medical Assistants to assist with procedures, help maintain patient workflow, review records and triage patient phone calls, etc. EMR experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and computer proficiency required. Ability to travel to satellite offices. Competitive b...
Midland, 79701
Medical Assistant or LVN Medical Assistant or LVN needed for medical office setting. Experience preferred but will train intelligent, motivated person. Salary DOE. Mail resume to P-114 c/o Midland Reporter Telegram, 201 E. Illinois, Midland, TX. 79701...
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Medical Assistant

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $37,440.00
Typical Salary for Medical Assistant
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Education / Training

Certification
25.9%
Associates
21.4%
Some College Coursework Completed
18.8%
Vocational
18.3%
Bachelor's
6.6%
High School
6.1%
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