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Medical Assistants Overview


There's more to medical assistant jobs than checking bedpans and cleaning rooms after patients are discharged or moved. While attending to a patient's basic hygiene needs and assisting higher-level medical personnel with carrying out procedures are their primary responsibilities, medical assistants are called upon to carry out a variety of administrative and clerical duties as well. Medical assistants on this level are often responsible for creating and maintaining accurate patient records, taking and recording vital signs, and assisting nursing professionals with performing patient care tasks. Medical assistants can work in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, doctor's offices, assisted living facilities and patients' homes through a home health care program. Medical assistants can work any time of the day or night, depending on the employer's needs.

Medical Assistant Education Requirements


A high school diploma and a post-secondary certificate from an accredited medical program are required for most medical assisting jobs. You need basic reading and math skills gained in high school in order to complete administrative tasks and record information in patient files. Because you'll be taking care of multiple patients at a time and assisting various medical professionals, strong organizational skills and attention to detail are imperative for being successful in this vocation. Although it typically isn't required that you have previous experience in the medical field, experience dealing with difficult people and working under stressful conditions is extremely useful for medical assistants.

Medical Assistants Job Market


The outlook for new medical assistants entering the workforce is positive. According to statistics, the demand for medical assistants is estimated to increase by 29 percent over the next 10 years, making it one of the fastest-growing sectors in the health care industry. In 2012, there were an estimated 560,800 jobs with opportunities across all 50 states. Similar positions include Hospital Medical Assistants and Physician Assistants.

Medical Assistants Salary


The median salary for medical assistant jobs in the United States is $29,370. Medical assistants who work for larger employers tend to earn higher salaries and receive better benefits than those working for smaller practices.
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Description: WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. Do you have compassion and a...
Description: For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity! We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work. OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of th...
Description: WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. Do you have compassion and a...
Description: Hiring X-ray Technicians in our 2 newest locations in Houston Energy Corridor (77077) Greenway (77027) The successful Medical Assistant X-ray Technician candidate will be part of a team dedicated to improving the delivery and quality of health care that is patient-centered, safe and effective in a fast-paced environment. The Medical Assistant X-ray Technician is responsible for t...
Description: WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. Do you have compassion and a...
Description: WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. Do you have compassion and a...
Description Provides caring and compassionate direct care in a clinic setting under the direction of a physician. Assists medical providers-and maintains a clean and safe environment in accordance with the practice policies and procedure. Triage incoming calls, review all phone messages and return calls in a timely manner and or give messages to another individual responsible for calls Handlin...
DescriptionA Medical Assistant who holds a certificate allowing them to do X-rays on certain areas of the body. This is not a full X-ray tech.Medical Assistant Certificate and Limimited X-Ray License...
Description Houston Neurology and Spine Surgery 1200 Binz Street, Suite 1025 Houston, Texas 77004 Front Desk Medical Assistant Full Time: 7:00am - 5:30pm (Monday - Thursday) 7:00am - 12:00pm (Friday) Provides caring and compassionate direct care in a clinic setting under the direction of a physician. Assists medical providers-and maintains a clean and safe environment in accordance with th...
BASIC FUNCTION: Position responsible for performing direct and indirect patient care as outlined in the Skills Inventory, under the direct or indirect supervision of a Physician. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cyc...
Description: WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. Do you have compassion and a...
Company Confidential Venice, FL, 34292
MEDICAL ASSISTANT for Surgical office in Venice. Exp required and knowledge of electronic medical records, Microsoft Word and Excel a huge plus. Ability to multi task and cross train essential. F/T position with great benefit package. Fax resume to office manager: 941-496-7895...
CMA/LPN: The Valley Professionals Community Health Center is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant or a LPN. Duties will include providing professional nursing services & patient care, including but not limited to, patient assessment, taking vitals, and assisting the provider in minor procedures. Current certification as a Medical Assistant or licensure as a LPN required. Send Resumes to Tiffani at...
Experienced Medical Assist. Pediatrician's Office Garland, TX Experienced Medical Assistant needed. Call 972-276-0571 The Dallas Morning News - 08/31/2014...
Company Confidential Lewisville, TX, 75067
Cardiovascular Practice looking for patient centered, detail-orientated professional Medical Assistants who possess a strong desire to provide quality patient care. EHR experience preferred. Please fax resumes to: 972-436-0351....
Medical Assistant (Part Time) to assist patients, set-up instruments & equipment, obtain & document vitals, relay instruction to patients/ families, answer calls & provide pertinent information. Phlebotomy experience required. Minimum 2 yrs exp. in a medical setting. Exp. with computers & familiar w/ HIPAA Privacy regulations. PowerChart & EMR exp. a plus. Certified Medical Assistant preferred. C...
Company Confidential Floyd, TX, 75401
Medical OFFice We are in need of an experienced Medical Assistant or LVN for a Family/Internal Medical Care Clinic. You must be available to travel and have technician skills for in-office testing. Mail your resume to Blind Box M500 PO Box 6000 Greenville, TX 75403 This job listing brought to you by The Herald Banner...
Make your job matter. Join us in making a difference in our patients' lives, every day. We can offer you a place to make a difference in peoples' lives - and that's what matters. Rewarding careers start here. Certified Medical Assistant -OR- License Practical Nurse Full time openings in the following departments: Family Practice Family Practice-Rushford Clinic Internal Medicine Hours fall between ...
CPR HeartPlace has an excellent full time employment opportunity for an experienced Medical Assistant EP at its North Arlington HeartPlace clinic located at Arlington, TX. Cardiology experience would be required. Experience with electrophysiology (EP) would be helpful. GENERAL SUMMARY Performs selected Medical Assistant and Administrative/Clerical duties that assist in patient care management. P...
Job Description: Currently seeking a Basic Xray/BMO or RT with Medical Assistant experience for one of our locations in the Plant City area. Resume must reflect a minimum of 1 year experience as a BMO/Basic Xray or RT with Medical Assistant experience and MUST possess a current Florida BMO/Basic Xray or RT license. Job duties include vitals, rooming patients, assisting with procedures, testing/la...

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Medical Assistant

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $37,440.00
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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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