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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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Job Description: Currently seeking a Medical Assistant for one of our locations in the Conroe area. Resume must reflect a minimum of 2 year experience as a Medical Assistant IN A PHYSICIAN OFFICE SETTING. Job duties include vitals, injections, EKG, phlebotomy, rooming patients, assisting with procedures, testing/labs, spirometry, triage, calling in prescriptions, etc. Work hours: Mon: 8-5; Tues-Th...
Company Confidential Swampscott, MA, 01907
Family Doctors, LLC is a group of 9 Family Medicine Board Certified physicians and 4 nurse practitioners located north of Boston in Swampscott, Massachusetts. We care for patients of all ages – from newborn to senior citizens – and are trained to treat the majority of all illnesses. Also on staff are a Registered Dietician, a Physiatrist, an Orthopedic Surgeon, an Endocrinologist and a Clinical Ps...
Cedar Valley Medical Specialists has the following opening: Medical Assistant for part time position. Will be working front desk, answering phones, scheduling appointments, checking patients in and out, gathering necessary information from patient. Also back office duties, rooming patients, taking vitals assisting the physician as needed. This is a float position to go to various office sites. Ced...
Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates, Ltd., (CRSAL) a large, independent surgical specialty practice in the Twin Cities is seeking a full time Procedure Coordinator / Medical Assistant for our Edina Clinic, located near Fairview Southdale Hospital. If you are looking for variety in your work, this position is for you! As a Procedure Coordinator/Medical Assistant, you will interact with patients, phys...
Company Confidential Neptune, NJ
Medical Assistant/Ophthalmic Technician wanted for busy Ophthalmology practice in Monmouth County. Job Purpose: Assist ophthalmologists while creating a pleasant experience for the patient Some of the job duties: -Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit -Performs ophthalmic testing on patients -Maintains safe, secure, and healthy...
MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED MA'S! IMMEDIATE! NJ HOSPITAL CLINIC TUES, WED, THURS ON GOING FT Bronx- Health Education Counselor for busy clinic M-F Bilingual Spanish Required looking for experienced (1yr plus) Medical Technologist or Assistant with strong clinical skills in phlebotomy, EKG's, and initial assessments/all vitals. Must be professional, punctual with excellent comm...
Medical Assistant, Must have NextGen Software Experience Position: Medical Assistant (must have NextGen experience) Location: Pasadena, California Salary: $14-$16 hourly, depending on related experience Candidate I am looking for a great candidate who takes pride in what they do, works hard and loves to learn. The person I hire for this position will possess the following skills and talent: NextGe...
Company Description We are a very busy OB/GYN practice located in the City of Upland, CA. We are dedicated to providing high-quality care in a professional and compassionate environment. Our office is seeking one strong candidate as a Medical Assistant. Position may be full-time or part-time. Work Hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:30am-5:30pm Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm Friday 7:30am-1:30pm Medic...
Currently seeking a Medical Assistant for one of our locations in the The Woodlands area. Resume must reflect a minimum of 2 year experience as a Medical Assistant with EMR experience in a physicians office setting. Must be a team player with a positive attitude, possess excellent people skills and be friendly. Must have EMR Experience! Job duties include vitals, injections, x-rays, rooming patien...
Busy ophthalmology practice in search of bilingual (English/Spanish) medical assistant. Must be bilingual and willing to learn ophthalmology specific diagnostic testing. Job Purpose: 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 examin...
Company Confidential Midland, 79701
Medical Assistant Confidential FT Midland, TX 79701 Medical Assistant needed for busy Urology office. Job duites include filing, preparing lab test, assisting physicians with patient exams & minor procedures, sterilization of equipment & other clinical duties. The successful candidate will have a high school degree, some computer knowledge & good communication skills. Experience in a clinical sett...
Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Requisition Number 14-0155 Title MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Department Retina Shift Day Hours Per Week 40 City Boston State MA Description As a Medical Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for performing a full range of practice coordination, including medical administrative tasks such as preparing patient charts, scheduling appointments and responding t...
Driver/Medical Assistant Full-time Denton, TX base Apply: www.sharedmed.com Duties: -Relocate trailer to medical facilities along dedicated route -Patient care including screening & positioning Benefits: -40 hour weekly guarantee -Full benefits (1st of month after 30 days) -Paid hourly (driving & on-duty, not driving) -Vacation -Paid lodging/per diem -Longevity bonus Equipment: -53' van-spread axl...
Greater Philadelphia Health Action, Inc. (GPHA) is hiring Full-time MA/RA's (Medical Assistant/ Registration Assistant's) at multiple locations. Foreign language skills not required, but Spanish or Chinese language proficiency is a plus. We require Medical Assistant certification (CMA or RMA) and High School Diploma or GED with one year of Medical Assistant training in primary care. Associate’s De...
Southern California Gastroenterology Associates, the largest gastroenterology physician group in Southern California with offices in the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys has immediate openings for Medical Assistants in the San Fernando Valley. If you have experience in back office procedures, check out and procedure scheduling, procedure precertifications/authorization and enjoy patient intera...
Company Confidential Joplin, 64801
MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT needed in busy Internal Medicine office. Duties include reception, medical records release, scheduling referrals, answering phones, patient assessments, lab draws, ekgs, pfts. Average 25 hours per week, more as needed. Experience Preferred. Send resume to PO Box 1929, Joplin, MO 64802 This job listing brought to you by The Joplin Globe...
Company Confidential Ocala, FL, 34471
MEDICAL SECRETARY / ASSISTANT NEEDED in local physician office in Lady Lake and Ocala Please fax resume to 352-629-7924....
Company Confidential Youngstown, OH, 44512
*TOP JOB* MEDICAL ASSISTANT Needed part-time for busy physicians practice. Send resume to: HR 8175 Market St. Youngstown, OH 44512 provided by The East Liverpool Review...
*TOP JOB* Clinic LPN or Medical Assistant Our Escanaba Family Medical Center is currently seeking a LPN or Medical Assistant. This is casual part-time position working hours as needed. Qualified candidates will possess a valid MI LPN license or have successfully completed an accredited Medical Assistant program. Previous clinic experience preferred. If interested, apply online: www.bellin.org EOE...
MEDICAL ASSISTANT FT. Certified. For busy OB/GYN office. Compassionate, self-motivated, team player. EMR knowledge a plus. 40 hours/week, 8am-5pm. Benefit package. Fax resume to: Human Resources @ 860-447-2935 Posted in The Day...
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Medical Assistant

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $37,440.00
Typical Salary for Medical Assistant
(1352 Respondents)
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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%
(754 Respondents)
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