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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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ENT And Allergy Associates Medical Assistant ENT and Allergy Associates, New York & New Jersey's premier ENT and Allergy medical practice, is seeking a self-motivated, people-friendly full time Medical Assistant for our Middletown office. Responsibilities Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. Prepares patients for their appointment by...
Job Title: Medical Assistant General summary of duties: The Medical Assistant, under the supervision of the Physician, is responsible for assisting and directing day-to day delivery of health care, patient care management. Position reports to: Lead Medical Assistant; will receive supervision from the Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Director of Dermatology and Spa...
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals - Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one...
Medical Assistant in Internal Medicine Primary Care Office...
Company Confidential Bay Shore, NY, 11706
Experienced Medical Assistant needed for growing multi-specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center with 3 ORs and 2 procedure rooms. Located in Bay Shore, NY, this ASC provides outpatient surgical procedures in ENT, Orthopedics, Pain Management and General Surgery. No Holidays, Weekends or Call · Per Diem positions · EOE Requirements Current NYS license/certification Medical experience required ASC experi...
Job Description: This Medical Administrative Assistant Position Features: ? An Opportunity to Work at a Prestigious Healthcare Facility ? A Great Place to Start and Build a Medical Career ? Great Location ? Great Pay Up To 38K If you're looking for an incredibly opportunity and you're a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career, this is the opportunity for you! As a Medical Adm...
Job Description: This Medical Administrative Assistant Position Features: ? An Opportunity to Work at a Prestigious Healthcare Facility ? A Great Place to Start and Build a Medical Career ? Great Location ? Great Pay Up To 38K If you're looking for an incredibly opportunity and you're a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career, this is the opportunity for you! As a Medical Adm...
Job Description: This Medical Administrative Assistant Position Features: ? An Opportunity to Work at a Prestigious Healthcare Facility ? A Great Place to Start and Build a Medical Career ? Great Location ? Great Pay Up To 38K If you're looking for an incredibly opportunity and you're a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career, this is the opportunity for you! As a Medical Adm...
Job Description: This Medical Administrative Assistant Position Features: ? An Opportunity to Work at a Prestigious Healthcare Facility ? A Great Place to Start and Build a Medical Career ? Great Location ? Great Pay Up To 38K If you're looking for an incredibly opportunity and you're a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career, this is the opportunity for you! As a Medical Adm...
Job Description Under direct supervision, and according to established policies and procedures, performs a variety of medical procedures and tests to assist in the examination and treatment of patients. Performs a variety of clerical duties, as assigned. 1. Interview patient to obtain reason for visit to doctor and takes vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, weight, etc. Documents patie...
A successful Pediatrics practice is currently looking for a Full-time Medical Assistant. Hours: Position requires ability to open some mornings as 8:30 am and do a couple of late closes 5:30 M-F with 9:00-1:00 on Thu Responsibilities: · Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. · Greet patients and take them back to exam room. · Interview/update patient me...
LVN or Medical Assistant for a PRN position at a fast paced clinic setting. Variable hours - Mon - Friday. Physician office experience required. Dependable Reliable Able to multi-task Effective communication skills Apply to Abilene Diagnostic Clinic One Village Drive, Suite 250 Abilene TX 79606 Phone: 325.793.5360 Fax: 325.793.5357...
Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston (OCB) is currently seeking a highly motivated and professional Full-time Medical Administrative Assistant to support our Ophthalmology practice in Boston. Responsibilities: Provides a high level of administrative support including typing, composing, proofreading, and transcribing correspondence. · Communicates with patients to discuss procedures, lab work, required...
Company Confidential Gilbert, AZ, 85234
Job Purpose: Medical assistant for very busy surgeons' office. Duties: * Verify patient information; record medical history; confirm purpose of visit. * Prepare patient for examination. * Assist surgeon with minor in-office procedures. * Secure patient information and maintain patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; complete diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keep p...
Busy behavioral health and addiction medicine practice in Rocky Hill CT seeking part-time Medical Assistant (MA) with potential for full-time depending on the strength of the employee. Previous experience is preferred. Candidate must be self-motivated, hard-working, organized, reliable and friendly. Please send your resume to (860) 757-3875...
Bryant Staffing's Paramus client is seeking an Assistant to Practice Medical Administrator. This Direct Hire position offers 401K and medical benefits (contributory). Requirements: · 3 or more years experience in a multi-practice physician's office · Credentialing and CME credits required · Surgical hospital scheduling for 10 physicians · Staff scheduling and payroll · Proficient in EMR, Excel and...
ENT And Allergy Associates Medical Assistant ENT and Allergy Associates, New York & New Jersey's premier ENT and Allergy medical practice, is seeking a self-motivated, people-friendly full time Medical Assistant for our Pougkeepsie office. Responsibilities Welcomes patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. Prepares patients for their appointment by...
Nature of practice: Ear, Nose, and Throat Education: High School Graduate or higher Qualities: Professional, Excellent Communication Skills, Team Player Requirements: Two plus years experience in a medical office as a medical assistant. Electronic Medical Record experience helpful. Knowledge of ICD and CPT codes required. Responsibilities: Escort patients to exam rooms, interview patients for curr...
High School Diploma/GED *Seeking Certified Medical Assistants with prior work experience in an OB practice. Accountability Objectives: In accordance with physicians' treatment plans and according to established procedures assists with patient examinations by performing and documenting basic clinical services necessary to provide for care, comfort and safety of patients at Physician Practice locati...
Looking for an immediate Medical Assistant position in a fast paced clinic environment. Part time position. Monday - Thursday 8 - 5. Varying day/weekly shifts. Medical experience required. Pediatric experience a plus. Eager to work with electronic health records. Must have excellent communication skills with patient, physician, and co-workers. Duties: * Verifies patient information by interviewing...

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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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