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.
United Health Group -Clinical | Austin, TX
Performs all duties within the scope of a Medical Assistantâs practice. Operates diagnostic equipment (cannot interpret tests), remove staples from superficial wounds, changes wound dressing and obt...
Full-time High school graduate or GED equivalent one year experience
State Department of Education | Allentown, PA
Lehigh Valley Health Network leads the region in compensation for Medical Assistants. Join Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) as a Medical Assistant and start a professionally and financially reward...
Full Time Department: OB/GYN Associates Shift: Day shift Schedule: full time 40 hours Hours: Day Shift
SmartHire | Grayson, TX
Previous experience in clinic or medical office setting preferred. * Ability to use office equipment such as computers, telephones, copier, fax machine, etc...
Full Time Regular Employment High School Diploma/Ged Or Higher WILSON N. JONES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Providence Health & Services | Sherwood, OR
Providence is calling a Credentialed Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Medical Group Immediate Care in Sherwood, OR...
Full Time ASAP Start Shift: Variable
Supplemental Health Care | Carrboro, NC
Our Rewards is Supplemental Health Care's unique appreciation program that awards employees for every paid hour of work. All Supplemental Health Care employees are automatically enrolled into this pro...
CLINIC (OUTPATIENT) Phone: 1.919.578.5750
Premise Health | Maryville, TN
A nonexempt position responsible for administrative and clinical duties under the supervision of physicians and clinical services manager...
Nonexempt Employment High School Diploma Required
Digital Media Communications | Tucson, AZ
Two positions are available at a children’s clinic: Coding & Billing Supervisor and Medical Assistant. Email your resume to CCRS-HR@childrensclinics.org or fax to 520-324-3016 to apply. Applicants for...
Contract Employment GED Required
National Spine and Pain Centers | White Marsh, MD
National Spine & Pain Centers, the largest interventional pain management practice in the country, is currently searching for a qualified and energetic Medical Assistant to support our...
Department: Clinical Ops, MD
OhioHealth | Columbus, OH 43215
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE High school graduate Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program and Certified BLS Certification Knowledge and familiarity with medical terminology Anatomy and physiolo...
Full Time/Part Time High School Diploma or Graduate Degree or LicenseHighschool or GED Associate Level
Sentara Healthcare | Williamsburg, VA 23186
Existing Medical Assistants hired prior to 12/1/14 may obtain the Cert MA or Reg MA certification or obtain the Assessment Based Recognition Order Entry (ABR-OE) prior to 6/30/15. Related – < 1 yea...
Full Time High School Grad or Equivalent one year experience
BayCare | Palm Harbor, FL
Required Experience includes 2 years with Medical Assistant Technical Education, 2 years with Certified or Registered Medical Assistant certification, 3 years in lieu of Certified or Registered Medica...
High School or Equivalent On Call
Baylor Scott & White Health | Grand Prairie, TX
Certified Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant I also may assist in cleaning exam rooms and equipment, documentation, laboratory functions, ordering medical supplies, and/or providing other servic...
Full Time 3 Months of associated experience required
GDKN | Stuart, FL
They should not be confused with physician assistants, who examine, diagnose, and treat patients under the direct supervision of a physician...
Henry Ford Health System | Sterling Heights, MI
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is. Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive...
Graduate Degree or Graduate Degree five years experience
Northwell Health | Mineola, NY 11501
Places, receives and directs phone calls. Data entry skills (80 kpm), required. Performs related clerical duties supporting operational needs. Secures required supplies, tools and equipment for specif...
High School Diploma or equivalent
Catholic Health Initiatives | Louisville, KY
Check this great job opportunity, MA Medical Assistant I in Louisville, KY. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Novant Health | Kernersville, NC
Current certification as CMA or RMA required. Certified Medical Assistant requirements:. Certifications allowed through American Association of Medical Assistants required . Registered Medical Assista...
Graduate Degree or High school diploma required
Execu|Search | Commack, NY
Handles all clerical duties inclusive of providing telephone support, appointment maintenance and correspondence with insurance companies. Certification from an accredited Medical Assistant program. F...
High School diploma or equivalent
Doane Family Enterprises | Hershey, PA
Basic Life Support Certification Required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date...
Mercy | Missouri
Answers and screens telephone calls, verifying and setting appointments, routing calls and/ or taking messages appropriately. Calls in prescriptions, calls patients with lab, test results. Checks pati...
Part Time Graduate Degree or High School Diploma or equivalent two years experience