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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: The Certified Medical Assistant performs a variety of patient care activities to assist physicians and nursing personnel, including administering injections, EKG's, phlebotomy and various other procedures. Delivers quality customer service and maintains established quality control standards. This position will work the back office. Essential Job Functions Performs all duties within...
TEMP F/T - ASAP Need! Immediate need for an experience Certified Medical Assistant to work in a busy outpatient clinic, excellent compensation. The ideal candidates MUST HAVE OPHTHALMOLOGY EXPERIENCE , be able to draw blood (Arterial and Capillary puncture), perform EKG and eye tests, do vitals, prepare equipment for blood draw, maintain equipment. QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or Equivale...
Are you a Certified Medical Assistant or a Registered Medical Assistant who loves to travel? Then this position is for you! This position is FULL-TIME and applicants MUST be available to travel to different states on a consistent basis. Qualified candidates must have an outgoing personality, excellent communication skills, outstanding clinical skills and must be available for FULL TIME travel. ...
CPR HeartPlace has an excellent full time employment opportunity for an experienced Medical Assistant EP at its Mid Cities EP clinic located at Bedford, 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. Performs related...
CPR HeartPlace has an excellent full time employment opportunity, with benefits, for an experienced Medical Assistant to work at its Garland HeartPlace clinic located in Garland, TX. Prior experience as a Medical Assistant working in a clinical capacity would be required. Experience in cardiology would be a plus. General Summary Performs selected nursing and administrative/clerical duties that a...
Looking for 2 immediate Medical Assistants in a fast paced clinic environment in Greenacres Palm Beach County. Full time position. Medical experience required. Bi-lingual a plus. Eager to work with electronic health records. Must have excellent communication skills with patient, physician, and co-workers. Must be able to do the following: Draw bloodwork, EKG, X-Rays & Vitals. References needed. Sa...
The Medical Assistant and Administrative Scribe is responsible for assisting providers and nursing staff in the delivery of adult nursing care, acting as a receptionist, and providing administrative scribe services to the physician(s). This position reports to the Cooley Dickinson Medical Group Practice Manager or Physician and operates within established organizational and departmental policies ...
National Spine & Pain Centers©, the largest interventional pain management practice on the East Coast, is currently searching for a qualified and take-charge Medical Assistant to support our Frederick office location. Our outstanding team of medical professionals demonstrates extraordinary diagnostic and therapeutic skill, encompassing both physiatry and anesthesiology, to provide patients with th...
Buffalo Medical Group, a premier multi-specialty Group, has an opening for a full-time Medical Assistant, GI specialty. 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 helpful...
Buffalo Medical Group, a premier multi-specialty group, is looking for a full-time Medical Assistant for Family Medicine office, Williamsville location. Monday thru Friday, centralized practice. EMR experience and strong clinical skills required. No nights, weekends or major holidays!!! EOE Email resumes to: *****...
Research Coordinator REPORTS TO: The Physicians and Site Manager FUNCTION: Assist the Investigators with all aspects of conducting research studies on enrolled and potential research patients while maintaining Regulatory Compliance and Documentation. Miscellaneous clinical and administrative duties relating to research as required RESPONSIBILITIES: Research Coordinator’s responsibilities includ...
Florida Medical Clinic offers a wide choice of compensation and benefit programs that are among the best. From competitive salaries to retirement plans, we make every effort to take care of the people who make our company great. To apply for this position, please visit our Website: Additional information for this position will be disclosed if the app...
Florida Medical Clinic offers a wide choice of compensation and benefit programs that are among the best. From competitive salaries to retirement plans, we make every effort to take care of the people who make our company great. To apply for this position, please visit our Website: Additional information for this position will be disclosed if the app...
Florida Medical Clinic offers a wide choice of compensation and benefit programs that are among the best. From competitive salaries to retirement plans, we make every effort to take care of the people who make our company great. To apply for this position, please visit our Website: Additional information for this position will be disclosed if the app...
Company Confidential Seminole, FL, 33777
Medical Assistant needed for a very BUSY family practice in the Seminole area. Must be able to administer injections, draw blood, and perform EKG's . We need a team player with a positive pleasant attitude to help in the care of our patients. If interested in coming in for an interview please send us you resume at : *****...
Company Confidential Allen, TX
Medical Assistant needed for busy medical office in Allen. Experience preferred. Great customer service skills and ability to work in team environment required. If interested, please send resume. Duties: * Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit. * Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; tak...
Chattanooga Plastic Surgery is seeking a full time, experienced, certified medical assistant. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills for a very customer service driven environment. Microsoft Office as well as other computer and social media skills will be considered. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: patient scheduling and education, chaperoning the physician, ...
We are only looking for Certified Medical Assistants that have gone through a Medical Assistant program that have become certified . New grads may apply. No other applicants will be considered. This is a 32-40 hour per week position with full benefits. Certified Medical Assistant Job Description Primary Responsibilities: (adequate training will be provided for all the roles listed below) 1. Roo...
Memorial City Area- Neurology Office Hours: 8:30-4:30 Duties are mostly Back office (rooming patients, taking histories, obtaining blood pressures, returning patient phone calls, calling in prescriptions) but there is some Front office involvement also. Knowledge of medications expected. Must be able to perform prior authorizations. Desirable qualities include patience, compassion, easygoin...
Certified Allergy and Asthma of San Antonio, TX is seeking a hardworking and motivated Certified Medical Assistant to help in our growing practice. Skills: Good Communication Skills both verbal and written Good interpersonal relationship skills Self-Motivated Friendly and reliable with a positive attitude Detail Oriented Multi-tasker Job Duties: Obtain health history of patients Obtain p...

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