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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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Corinthian Colleges, Inc Jonesboro, GA
Description Faculty On-Call Use your professional expertise to engage, instruct, and inspire If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a robust company committed to changing students’ lives and doing the right thing, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is the place for you. As one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, we are on the cutting edge of the industry and f...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Detroit, MI
Description Faculty On-Call Use your professional expertise to engage, instruct, and inspire If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a robust company committed to changing students’ lives and doing the right thing, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is the place for you. As one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, we are on the cutting edge of the industry and f...
Corinthian Colleges, Inc Atlanta, GA
Description Faculty III - Diploma Use your professional expertise to engage, instruct, and inspire If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity with a robust company committed to changing students’ lives and doing the right thing, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is the place for you. As one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, we are on the cutting edge of the industry...
Various medical practices in Lexington and surrounding towns now hiring CMAs and RMAs with 1+ year(s) of CMA/RMA work experience after externships. Work in front office or back office. CMA/RMA positions using EMR computer systems for electronic patient charting. Any work experience using All-Scripts is definitely a plus. Excellent pay and ready to hire! Resume with cover letter listing salary h...
High School/GED Performs various patient care tasks and uses non-professional skills to assist the physicians. Provides personal care and comfort measures in a safe, clean and orderly environment. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values and Mercy. Medical Assistant I Performs various patient care tasks and uses non-professional skills to assist the p...
Medical Assistant Cross train for Administrative Medical Assistant Job Purpose: Helps patients by providing clinical and office assistance in our three podiatry offices. Some travel between offices required - Office locations Yorkville, Morris and Sandwich IL. Hours - PRN possibility to change to PT - M-F Tues early evening hours required patient hours until 7pm Duties: * Welcomes patients b...
Description: Physicians in this function require specific education/licensure/board certification and practice as a provider in a clinic or hospital setting. Primary Responsibilities: Provides leadership to and is accountable for the performance of managers and/or senior level professional staff Impact of work is most often at the operational or local business unit or market level Owns an end...
Specialty: Medical Oncology Contract #: 12548 Location: Rochester, New York Salary: Competitive Description: The Hematology-Oncology Division at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester, is recruiting Oncology physicians for an expanding academic and clinical program. We are seeking experienced clinicians with specific areas of interest in Thoracic cancer and Head & Neck cance...
CNA's, MA's Immediate Positions Available A minimum of 1 year experience required. Home Care Position's for Private Duty and Visits. Excellent Salary plus Bonuses Benefits Available To apply: Call 412-429-5880 and ask for Brian OR email ***** with a resume OR You can also apply at www.nursefinders.com EOE...
Clinical Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant-Cardiology Associates Department: Cardiology Associates - Olney Schedule: Full time hourly with Benefits (nonexempt) Shift: Hours: Job Details Cardiology Associates seeks a Clinical Assistant for our Olney, MD office. This is a great opportunity to join our practice and work in partnership with excellent physicians to provide top quality care to...
Description: The successful Medical Assistant 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. We expect our Medical Assistants to be a jack of all trade. They will be responsible for completing vitals and blood draws. The Medical Assistant will also assist with lab testing, x...
Description: Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 200 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquarte...
Description: Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 200 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquarte...
Position Title: Certified Medical Assistant Department: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (293501) Reports To: Office Manager Full/Part Time: Full-time Exempt/Nonexempt: Non-exempt Requisition Number: CARDIOCMA121114 JOB SUMMARY Medical assisting duties include patient triage, vital signs, patient history, procedure, test and appointment scheduling JOB RESPONSIBILITIES · Obtains medical...
Medical Assistant Looking to staff several medical assistants in the Metro Detroit Area (Northeast). The responsibilities will include: triage, blood draws, EKGs, point of care testing and injections. Requirements: MA Certification from an accredited ABHES or CAAHEP program Current BLS Card Registered or Certified Medial Assistant 1 year of experience Blood drawing and injection experience...
Dermatology practice in Ft. Pierce looking for experienced MA, preferable with derm experience. If you are a hard worker who greets patients with a smile and respect, then please send your resume directly to ***** or fax to 772-595-5995. Job Purpose: Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance. Duties: * Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; ...
Company Confidential Chicago, IL, 60625
Medical Assistant Certify with 1 year or more experience for very busy office for Internal Medicine and Family Medicine EKG, Phlebotomy, Spirometry, must have knowledge of EMR experience bilingual Spanish, English...
Looking for a new direction in your career? Clinical research is a growing and interesting field giving someone with a medical background an opportunity to learn additional skills and be on the cutting edge of new therapies. Northwest Behavioral Medicine and Research Center is a large, behavioral health practice in Marietta and Roswell, GA conducting clinical research trials in psychiatry and oth...
Company Confidential Columbia, MD, 21045
Job Purpose: Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance. Duties: * Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit. * Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary and recording patient chief complain...
Position Title: Medical Administration/Health Care Admin Below is a job description: Duties of Position include but are not limited to: Assist front office staff in all functions on the business office to include registering patients, liaison between center and doctor’s offices, and managing schedule requests. Must have good communication skills, be able to multi-task and be a team player. Custo...

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Medical Assistant

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Education / Training

Certification
25.8%
Associates
21.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
18.8%
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Bachelor's
6.6%
High School
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