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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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The Medical Assistant / X-Ray Tech is responsible for providing basic clinical care to patients commensurate with their medical education. Duties include performing initial clinical evaluations as well as directed procedures for urgent care, occupational health and worker’s compensation procedures. This position will perform x-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement using knowled...
The Medical Assistant / X-Ray Tech is responsible for providing basic clinical care to patients commensurate with their medical education. Duties include performing initial clinical evaluations as well as directed procedures for urgent care, occupational health and worker’s compensation procedures. This position will perform x-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement using knowled...
Company Confidential Spring Hill, TN, 37174
Part-time and Full-time positions both open at Pediatric medical clinic in Spring Hill, Tennessee for Medical Assistants MA and Licensed Practical Nurses LPN. Candidate must have either a Medical Assistant (MA) degree/diploma or have a Practical Nursing License in the State of Tennessee. Candidate must be a quick learner, hard worker, be professional and able to keep up with the responsibilities...
Company Confidential LENOIR CITY, TN, 37777
Certified Medical Assistant FT CMA needed for a busy walk-in clinic in Lenior City. Knowledge of medications, General Triage, Venipuncture, Injections, Lab testing, Wound care, Laceration set-up, and Burn care. 2 yrs. exp. in a Patient Care Facility preferred, but not req. Hold a current TN CMA. Clinics are open evenings and weekends. Fax resume to 423-648-8127 attn. HR or email resume to debbietu...
About the Job Orthopedic Practice / Sports Medicine Clinic seeks dynamic, energetic, Medical Assistant. Candidates will handle patient inquiries, room patients, perform post-operative patient visits with and without the doctor, interact with referring physicians, staff, and perform an array of administrative and clinical job responsibilities to include cast applications and brace fitting. This ...
MA/LPN "Community Care Clinic” (a division of Bronston Chiropractic) is in need of a part time/full time MA/LPN to join our multi-disciplinary practice. You will be part of a patient centered medical team which also includes physical therapy, chiropractic, and massage therapy. The MA/LPN will assist the nurse practitioners, physical therapists and chiropractors within the clinic by rooming patien...
Company Confidential Crown Point, IN, 46307
HEALTHCARE Medical Assistant or LPN wanted for busy cardiology office; clinical and electronic medical record experience REQUIRED; full time position. Fax resume to: Practice Administrator at (219) 661-2155. EOE...
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/ RECEPTIONIST Needed for busy family practice located in the Grandview area. Min. 2 yrs family practice medical office exp. REQ. Benefits available. Please fax resume to: 614-488-3201. This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and www.columbusjobs.com/monster....
JOB TITLE:Registered Nurse REPORTS TO:Clinic Manager FLSA STATUS:Non-exempt JOB OVERVIEW:Responsible for leadership, direction and clinical supervision of the health care team. Coordinates and facilitates health care service of the patient. Accountable for both the provision of nursing care and the coordination of care for the patient in collaboration with the health care team. ESSENTIAL FUNCT...
Scope of the Job Provides excellent customer service and greets patients entering the department/practice. A multi-skilled person dedicated to assisting in all aspects of medical practice including administrative and clinical procedures under the direct supervision and responsibility of a licensed physician. Essential Functions 1. Maintains patient privacy. 2. Receives and directs telephone ca...
Medical Receptionist or Medical Assistant needed full-time for busy practice in Wilmington, NC. Medical front office experience preferred, but will consider all applicants. Job Purpose: Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and accounts. Duties: * Welcomes patients and visitors by greeting patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone...
Job Summary: The primary function of the MA/CMA is to provide direct and indirect support to the clinician in the delivery of patient care. The MA/CMA prepares the exam room, chart, and patient to be seen by the clinician and performs/implements orders for diagnostic tests. S/he accurately administers medications, including immunizations by all routes except IV. S/he arranges outside referral app...
Part time position for small surgical oncology practice in North Columbus. Daily duties to include answering phones, scheduling appointments, chart prep, filing, rooming patients, and assisting in small office procedures. Medical office experience a must. Starting position will be part time, changing to full time for maternity coverage in October. Must be available all Tuesdays and Thursdays. Offi...
Pediatrix Medical Group, a MEDNAX subsidiary, includes neonatal physicians who provide services at more than 250 neonatal intensive care units, and in many markets they collaborate with affiliated maternal-fetal medicine, pediatric cardiology physician subspecialists and pediatric intensivists to provide a clinical care continuum. We have an exciting full time opportunity for an experienced Medic...
Performs a variety of patient care activitites to assist physicians and nursing personnel, including administering injections, EKG's, phlebotomy and varioius other procedures. Delivers quality customer service and maintains established quality control standards. Performs all duties within the scope of a Certified Medical Assistant. Rooms patients according to company standards. Records patient car...
Lead Medical Assistant for resident outpatient practice reporting to the Practice Manager. Monitors the staff and performs quality assurance on all procedures and information. Interacts with various industrial medicine representatives on a variety of levels. May be called upon to act as the manager, patient coordinator or medical technical person as needed. Bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred ...
Company Confidential Wayne, NJ, 07470
Certified Medical Assistant wanted as soon as possible for busy pediatric office! This is the full-time job you are looking for! Family atmosphere, fast-paced work environment, benefits and conveniently located in Wayne near the Willowbrook Mall. Hours are 10 AM - 6 PM. Candidates must have graduated from a CAAHEP Accredited Program, such as Fortis, Bergan Community College or Sussex Community Col...
Medical Assistant Manhattan and Bronx 30 hours per week. Help doctor by providing information, services, and assistance. Duties: * Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history. * Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient inform...
We are Cornerstone Medical Care. We deliver confidence and compassion by delivering exceptional, comprehensive, and personalized healthcare to adults in our community. Our progressive, well established, very busy, and rapidly expanding Internal Medicine with Cardiology practice with 10 providers, 2 locations, and host of ancillary services in Eastern and Southern Hillsborough counties invites you...
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...

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