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.
Lee Health | Fort Myers, FL
The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing an excellent customer experience while assisting in all aspects of medical practice under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician. T...
Full Time Exempt Employment Department: LPG ADULT INFECTIOUS DISEASE Shift: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Schedule: Days
HealthcareSource | St. Louis, MO
Heart Specialty Associates is a busy, state-of-the art cardiology practice and they are in search of an experienced medical assistant or LPN to join their team...
Full Time Department: Heart Specialty Associates - Kirkwood Shift: Days/Evenings Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
State Department of Education | EASTON, 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 Shift: Day shift Schedule: full time 40 hours Hours: Day Shift
Pacific Medical Centers | Seattle, WA
Find what you’re looking for in your career at PacMed as a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to Otorhinolaryngology at our First Hill Clinic in Seattle, WA...
Full Time ASAP Start Shift: Day
Providence Health & Services | Milwaukie, OR
Providence is calling a Credentialed Medical Assistant (0.8 FTE, Days) to Providence Medical Group Milwaukie Healing Place in Milwaukie, OR...
Part Time Shift: Day
Swedish Medical Center | Seattle, WA
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Central Seattle Clinic at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA...
Full Time Shift: Day
Digital Media Communications | Bentonville, AR
Lifespring Women’s Healthcare is seeking Medical Assistants and Receptionists for their busy OB/GYN office. If you are familiar with electronic medical records and are bilingual please email your resu...
Texas Children's Hospital | The Woodlands, TX
We are searching for a Medical Assistant – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide...
Full Time Regular Employment Department: MFM-The Woodlands Clinic Shift: Days
Houston Methodist | Houston, TX
3. Reports observations, conditions and problems of patients to the physician or nurse...
Full Time Category: Nursing Asst. / Medical Asst. Shift: DAY Hours: M - F
Ramsey County | Ramsey, MN
This listing closes on 10/5/2017 at 4:30 PM Central Time (US & Canada)...
$17.00 - $24.74 Hourly High School Diploma Required Department: D01-PubHlth/CorrectionsHealth
Stanford Children's Health | San Francisco, CA
Medical Assistant I is the entry, developmental and first working level of the Medical Assistant Job Family. Under general supervision in an outpatient clinical setting, the medical assistant performs...
Full Time High School Diploma Required Category: Clinical Services
Career Development Partners | Syracuse, NY
Check this great job opportunity, Medical Assistant new job! in Syracuse, NY. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Temp To Perm Employment $29,000 - $31,200 per year
Supplemental Health Care | Philadelphia, PA
Supplemental Health Care is seeking Certified Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy experience to cover a flu shot clinic for 10/3, 10/20, 10/25, 10/30, and 11/9...
HOSPITAL Phone: 1.866.736.9654
Aurora Occupational Medicine | Anaheim, CA
Concentra, one of the largest health care companies in the nation, has an opening for a Medical Assistant. As a Medical Assistant, you will learn and grow alongside the Center Operations Director, mak...
Per Diem Employment High School Diploma Required
Kadlec Regional Medical Center | Richland, WA
Kadlec Clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant-Certified to join our growing Neuroscience Center team!...
Shift: Day Schedule: On Call
Tutoring of Nashville | Columbus, OH
Record patient information such as vitals, weight, verify medication list, allergies & medical history for each visit...
Johns Hopkins Health System | Baltimore, MD
The Medical Assistant (MA) in the ambulatory practice functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing direct patient care. The MA functions under the direct super...
Catholic Health Initiatives | Urbandale, IA
Check this great job opportunity, CMA II Certified Medical Assistant- Internal Medicine in Urbandale, IA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
CoreCivic | Alamo, GA
Who have a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional setting. The Certified Medication Assistant performs and assists with a variety of basic patient care activities under the...
Part Time Category: Health Services Wheeler Correctional Facility Phone: 615-263-3000
Memorial Hermann Health System | Spring, 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-Licensed Patient Care MH Urgent Care Spring