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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.
Job Description: CMA/RMA - IMMEDIATE NEED This Position is for an Experienced Certified (AAMA) or Registered (AMT) Medical Assistant, Featuring: ? No Weekends ? Benefits ? Weekly Pay UP TO $29K Rewarding position as Certified or Registered Medical Assistant for dynamic & growing organization in the Celebration/Kissimmee area. This Private Practice offers no weekends, benefits and weekly pay; a MIN...
Lead Medical Assistant for resident outpatient practice reporting to the Practice Manager. Monitors the staff and performs quality assurance on all procedures and information. Interacts with various industrial medicine representatives on a variety of levels. May be called upon to act as the manager, patient coordinator or medical technical person as needed. JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Successful completio...
Reporting to the Practice Manager or other appointed designee assists physicians in the clinic by preparing patients for treatment, taking patient medical history, running basic laboratory tests, assisting during patient treatments and providing basic patient instructions. Performs a variety of clerical duties as assigned. JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Successful completion of an approved Medical Assistant...
EDUCATION: High School graduate or equivalent. Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant Program EXPERIENCE: One year health care related experience. LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS: Certificate of completion from accredited Medical Assistant program. BLS-Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS; Must have eye/hand/foot...
- High School Diploma or GED Required - BLS Healthcare Provider Required EDUCATION: High School graduate or equivalent. Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant Program EXPERIENCE: One year health care related experience. LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS: Certificate of completion from accredited Medical Assistant program. BLS-Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Center or the...
National Spine & Pain Centers, the largest interventional pain management practice in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area, is currently searching for a qualified and energetic Medical Assistant support our several offices in the Baltimore area. The candidate selected for this position will be comfortable working in Glen Burnie or Bel Air and anywhere in between. Our outstanding team of medi...
- High School Diploma or GED Required - BLS Healthcare Provider Required EDUCATION: High School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate from a Medical Assistant Program LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS: Certification of completion of Medical Assistant program. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS; Must have eye/hand/foot coordination, finger/fine dexterity and be able to handle/grip/squeeze and perform repetitive activity. Must...
Company Confidential Alpharetta, GA
Medical Assistant Alpharetta (Alpharetta) Medical Assistant Alpharetta Immediate need for a MA "certified" for the Alpharetta area Mon-Fri 5:00-5:00 Looking for someone with a great work history! Must have MA Diploma, Must be Certified MA, Need to have current American Heart Association CPR Need PPD current Need Hep B shots or titer Physical within one year Applicants will need to pass criminal ba...
Neurology Centers of the Carolinas, P.A. is a group practice with seven neurologists across two locations representing several subspecialty areas including adult neurology, clinical neurophysiology with EEG and evoked potentials, neuromuscular disease including academic quality nerve conduction and electromyography laboratory services, epilepsy with appropriate diagnostic services such as EEG and...
Job Description: We are currently seeking a strong Medical Assistant for one of our locations in the Lutz/Wesley Chapel/Land O Lakes area. R?sum? must reflect a minimum of 2 years experience as a Medical Assistant in a physician office setting obtaining vitals, PHLEBOTOMY, EKG, labs, assisting with procedures, wound care, suture/staple removal, etc. Pay $13.00/hr OR HIGHER depending on experience....
Job Location Name CHM Detroit Specialty Ctr Job Description Medical Asst-5YN11 Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved Medical Assistant program, or six months to one year on the job training in a doctor's office or related area performing Medical Assistant duties. Medical Assistant certification preferred. Work Shift Days Benefit Status Full Time Work W...
Location: Federal Correctional Complex in Florence, CO Position: Medical Assistant GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or national origin. Global Consulting International seeks candidates for two 30 hour per week positions providing M...
One of Boston's leading Dermatology & Laser practices is currently seeking a part time energetic, proactive, flexible and bright Medical Assistant to help support a busy team! In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with clinical duties such as greeting and rooming patients, obtaining medical history and nature of visit and documenting appropriately. Additional responsibilities include...
The Medical Assistant (MA) in the ambulatory practice functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary health care team in providing direct patient care. The MA functions under the direct supervision and authority of the physician when determining competencies and performing clinical tasks during patient care. The MA reports to the Practice Administrator or designee. The Medical Assistant...
AGAPE Primary Care - Promoting Healthcare in a Faith Based Atmosphere. Agape is currently looking for experienced Certified Medical Assistants to work for Agape Primary Care in Myrtle Beach, SC. The primary purpose of the Certified Medical Assistant is to provide quality health care to residents in accordance with the resident’s comprehensive plan of care and as directed by the physician. The Cert...
SCOPE: Under direct supervision, assists physicians and clinicians with patient care duties in a clinical environment. Promotes efficient patient flow and patient care, i.e. exams, and procedures. Performs clinic support tasks including miscellaneous clerical tasks, answering phones, and maintaining physicians’ schedule. Supports and adheres to Tennessee Cancer Specialists’ Code of Ethical Conduct...
Company Confidential Brooklyn, NY, 11209
Medical Assistant/Medical Receptionist Currently seeking part time medical assistant/receptionist for a dermatology practice in Brooklyn and Manhattan: Part time (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) and must be flexible with hours depending on patient care Pleasant, friendly team needs bright, dependable and motivated person with at least 1-year experience who is focused on patient care. Tasks include gr...
Description Are you looking for a new opportunity to build your resume, grow in your career, and be a part of a successful and growing organization? Familia Dental has a great opportunity for a dynamic Dental Assistant. This highly sought after position is a well-respected role. Familia Development & Management is a leader in the healthcare industry. The success of Familia Development & Management...
MEDICAL ASSISTANT II San Jose, CA At Stanford Children's Health, we’re focused on bringing world-class, family-centered care to communities spanning throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. A new physician group developed in partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the Stanford School of Medicine, we are bringing together some of medicine’s premier talent to meet the health c...
AGAPE Primary Care - Promoting Healthcare in a Faith Based Atmosphere. Agape is currently looking for experienced Certified Medical Assistants to work for Agape Primary Care in Columbia, Aiken or Orangeburg, SC. The primary purpose of the Certified Medical Assistant is to provide quality health care to residents in accordance with the resident’s comprehensive plan of care and as directed by the ph...
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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
Authorizes drug refills and provides prescription information to pharmacies.
Schedules surgeries by making arrangements with the surgical center; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms.
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