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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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Company Confidential Williamsport, PA, 17701
Looking for a part or full time medical assistant for doctors office.If interested please send CV to: Box #E334, Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, PA 17701. provided by The Williamsport Sun-Gazette...
Reliable/flexible individual needed for medical office. Duties include but not limited to check in/check out, filing, e-scribing, some billing, some vitals and patient rooming, medical records releases and other daily needs of the office. Medent experience helpful Office hours Monday,Tues,Thurs and Fri...
Certified Medical Assistant F/T for Women's Health/Abortion Facility. Tuesday though Saturday; no evenings or holidays. Seeking a mature individual with good communication skills. Diversified duties include O.R., PACU, and Central Supply Departments. 2-5 years experience preferred....
Nurse Scribe (Medical Assistant) - ENT, Allergy, Sinus & Audiology Practice (St. Louis/Festus, MO) - Synergy ENT Specialists is a growing Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy and Audiology medical practice and is searching for an experienced Medical Assistant to join our professional team as a Scribe (Health Information Assistant.) Our main location is in Festus, MO with a secondary office in Creve Coeur,...
MEDICAL ASSISTANT Position at MED-1 Holland. 24-36 hours per week, varied start, 6-11 hours/day. Duties include clinical and clerical. Experience preferred. Send resume and cover letter to *****....
Buffalo Medical Group, a premier multi-specialty Group, has an opening for a full-time Medical Assistant, GI department. Williamsville location; out-patient office setting with some travel to local satellite offices and some late hours. Responsibilities include patient scheduling, chart preparation, referrals, answering phones and rooming patients in a medical office setting. EMR experience helpfu...
This position includes, but is not limited to the following: Patients a. Taking medical histories and recording vital signs, preparing patients for examination. b. Arrange examining-room instruments and equipment, keep waiting and examine rooms neat and clean. c. Coordinates patient appointment/orders and records d. Scans patient information e. Inputs patients data into computer f. Sends le...
Company Confidential Ridgewood, NJ, 07450
Certified Medical Assistant - Pediatrics & Internal Medicine Practice PART TIME Hours: Wed 3:00pm - 7:30pm, Fri 10am - 4:30pm, Sat 9am - 12pm Must have minimum of One Year Experience. Will be administering immunizations and performing phlebotomy....
Medical Assistant – OB/GYN: Prime Staffing is the primary staffing vendor for Columbia University Medical Center and its affiliated programs. We are currently looking to fill a need for a Medical Assistant with OB/GYN experience. Prime Staffing is one of New York’s leading staffing firms, specializing in temporary and full-time/permanent placements in the healthcare industry. We are certified ...
Description: Hiring X-ray Technicians in our 3 newest locations in Houston Baybrook (77598) 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...
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...
Medical Assistant in Denton. Must be exceptionally organized. Great computer skills. Fax resume' to 940-566-4841....
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...
Certified Medical Assistant--Jail F/T shift work position available at the Hunt County Detention Center. High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. Current Medical Assistant Certification, starting salary $29,411.24. Handling all medical issues in the jail and maintaining medical records. Applications may be obtained at the Hunt County Courthouse Human Resources Dept, 2nd Floor, Room 200 or download...
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...
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...
Physicians’Diagnostics & Rehabilitation (PDR) is a specialty clinic with a focus on and medical expertise in the treatment of neck and back pain. We are currently hiring for the following 2 posistions. Medical Receptionist & Medical Assistant We are looking for someone who is friendly and enthusiastic. You’ll need to be well presented, punctual, self motivated and be able to problem solve. You’l...
Company Confidential Vero Beach, FL, 32960
Successful practice in Vero Beach, Florida is looking for a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse / Certified Medical Assistant to support our efforts in providing top notch healthcare to patients with chronic kidney disease and end stage renal disease. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a commitment to patient satisfaction and teamwork. Duties include but not limited to: · Record pa...
LPNor Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA req’d) For busy Family Practice group in Clearwater/Largo area. The ideal candidate must possess excellent clinical skills, a positive attitude, and be a motivated team-player. Family Practice office experience preferred. Must be proficient w/ blood draws, EKGs, reporting test results to patients, giving injections, and other common medical office procedures. A th...
Independent, solo practice Neurosurgeon near St. Luke's Medical Center is seeking a full time Medical Assistant. MA candidate must be a graduate from an accredited medical assisting program (CPMA or CMA with current certification). Our practice offers competitive pay, health insurance, dental plan, 401K, paid vacation, sick days and more. No weekend hours required. Job Duties include: *Prepare ...

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