Browse available Medical Assistant Jobs. A certified health care expert who works under the supervision of health professionals is known to be a medical assistant. Their job is to provide assistance to physicians and doctors when required. They need to have a vivid idea about the basics of treatment as they are often made to assist in an ambulance for medical emergencies. Though their jobs are mostly within clinics and heath care centers like hospitals, at times, they also need to provide first-hand medication consultation at the pharmacy or offer basic treatment for home visits. Apart from this, they are also trained for administrative work, which is related to the same field.
Medical assistants are the ones who would decode and understand the requirement of a professional doctor while treatment and provide help with prompt service. For example, if a doctor is treating a wound or a bleeding cut, it is the job of the assistant to provide with all the needful medicine and instrument or equipment to take care of the wound. At times they might have to give an injection or stitch the area if required. These assistants also maintain records, database of patients and their medical situations. For this, one requires having basic administrative knowledge as well as management skills. A medical assistant has almost every responsibility that needs to be undertaken for running a clinic in a healthy and smooth manner.
Medical assistants have a responsible job that requires a lot of attention in three major fields:
There are many duties and responsibilities that a medical assistant should fulfill. These have to be segregated to give more detailed information about their job profile.
There are certain skills ‘must’ for a medical assistance to perform their job efficiently. Apart from their educational eligibility, there are other applied skills that you should possess to be more proficient in the field. For starters, they need to be very well in communication as they will be the one doing actual talking with patients and taking details about their history. In situations of panic, they need to ease the patient and provide emotional support to keep their blood pressure and palpitation in control.
They also have to sound very patient in the billing, payment, and insurance procedures.
To become a medical assistant, one needs to have proper vocational training and of course, they have to be prepared to face odds. They cannot fall weak by witnessing physically distressed situations. Along with that, they need to be prepared for urgency and shift duty. There can be times when they need to be present at clinics or hospitals at night. These are some of the requirements that will polish an individual to be a successful medical assistant.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is a chance of 23% of more jobs opening in the next 8 years as medical assistance. This proves that it is a sector, which has high job requirements and opening. Along with it, the salary structure is also very good as they get around $30,000 per annum. This can increase a lot if an individual has experience.
Hawaii Pacific Health | Honolulu, HI
As a Medical Assistant, you will join the dedicated team of physicians and medical staff that provide our recognized compassionate health services to patients and their families. In this role, you wil...
Part Time Regular Employment High School Diploma Required Category: Medical Support Staff Schedule: Day - 8 Hours
MultiCare Health System | Kent, WA
The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider with back office duties in the outpatient management of patients and completing or assisting with front office duties. This position is ...
Full Time Regular Employment Department: Family Med Kent Shift: Day Schedule: Days variable
Memorial Hermann Health System | Houston, TX
Responsible for assisting providers in the administration of patient care in assigned clinical areas. Assists with patient examinations, procedures, diagnostic studies, treatment, and dressing changes...
Full Time Category: Non-Clinical Professional MHMG Copperfield
Pacific Medical Centers | Seattle, WA
Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as a per diem Medical Assistant in Seattle, WA. We are seeking a Medical Assistant to direct hands-on patient care under the supervision/directio...
Per Diem Employment ASAP Start Schedule: On Call
Providence Health & Services | Happy Valley, OR
Providence is calling a Credentialed Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Medical Group Happy Valley Clinic in Happy Valley, OR...
Full Time Shift: Variable
Johns Hopkins Health System | St. Petersburg, FL
Performs Vital signs, including height, weight and Head Circumferences (when appropriate) on children birth thru 20 years. Recognizes abnormal VS and reports to provider. Reports changes in condition ...
Travel Employment GED Required
UnitedHealthcare | Texas
Current, nationally recognized Medical Assistant certification or the ability to obtain the certification within 90 days of employment. Telephone and in-person screening limited to intake and gatherin...
High school graduate or GED equivalent one year experience
Banner Health | Tucson, AZ
About Banner Health. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for...
High School Diploma or GED
Sentara Healthcare | Charlottesville, VA
Perform patient care related tasks and procedures based on training, education, and competency evaluation, and as delegated by and under the direction...
BayCare | Tampa, FL
Administrative and clerical skills. Follows up on test orders and reports results to the physician and patient, provides and maintains patient education materials, maintains medical equipment, invento...
High School or Equivalent On Call
Baylor Scott & White Health | Carrollton, TX
CMA certification is preferred. HealthTexas Provider Network (HTPN), an affiliate of Baylor Scott & White Health, has evolved into a high-performing, multi-specialty, patient-centered organization...
Full Time High School Diploma or GED required 2 years experience
Henry Ford Health System | Onsted, MI
Active Medical Assistant (MA) certification, LPN license in the State of Michigan, RN license in State of Michigan, or valid RT(R) credentials. If not currently registered or certified, candidates mus...
Graduate from High School or equivalent or Associate's degree strongly preferred 2 years experience
Northwell Health | New Hyde Park, NY
Performs variety of other clerical functions such as filing of paper medical records, processing insurance forms, preparing financial records, photocopying, answering phones, and assuring efficient fl...
High School Diploma or equivalent
SSM Health | St. Louis, MO 63117
Accurately document patient information in the electronic health record, including chief compliant, reason for visit, medical, social, family history, medications, immunizations, and allergies. Medica...
High School Diploma or GED Mid Level one year experience
Centura Health | Englewood, CO
Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant is strongly preferred. Evaluates one’s own integrity and clinical practice in relation to professional...
Full Time High School Degree or Equivalent Experienced Travel Required One year experience preferred
Sutter Health | Modesto, CA
Provides basic administrative, clerical and technical support services under the supervision of a licensed provider for the Sutter Gould Medical Foundation patients and their families. Assists the phy...
High School Diploma or GED or Graduate Degree Travel Required
Catholic Health Initiatives | Louisville, KY
Check this great job opportunity, Medical Assistant, VAD Team, Jewish Hospital, PRN in Louisville, KY. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Mayo Clinic | Austin, MN
Why Mayo Clinic? Clinic day shift. Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities)...
Graduate Degree Exempt one year experience Weekend Schedule On Call Clinic day shift
Texas Children's Hospital | The Woodlands, TX
We are searching for a Medical Assistant – someone who works well in a fast-paced primary care setting. In this position, you’ll gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients ranging ...
Full Time Regular Employment Shift: 8a - 5p
LifePoint Health | Danville, VA
Check this great job opportunity, Medical Assistant - Residency Clinic in Danville, VA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...