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 PULMONOLOGY - HP - GCH Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Schedule: Days
HealthcareSource | Wheat Ridge, CO
In order to ensure maximum quality patient care, the Medical Assistant provides clinical support to MCPN's providers and clinical staff. The Medical Assistant will perform standard waived and moderate...
Full Time Standard Employment Department: Operations Shift: Day Shift Hours: 40
Houston Methodist | Houston, TX
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provides care to patients visiting the clinic under the direct supervision of a physician or nurse/clinic manager. 2. Triages patient concerns on-site or via telephone/e...
GED Required Category: Nursing Asst. / Medical Asst. Shift: DAY Hours: M - F
MultiCare Health System | Puyallup, 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 ...
Category: Medical/Surgical Department: ENT Clinic Puyallup Auburn MMA Shift: Day Schedule: Day
Careermatrix | Wyoming, MI
The medical assistant personnel are responsible for providing medical support to the providers. Access to information will be limited to that which is necessary to complete daily tasks in accordance w...
Full Time ASAP Start Category: Medical / Health Care
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 MHMG Cardiology Southwest
Providence Health & Services | Medford, OR
Providence is calling a Medical Assistant (0.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Medical Group South Royal Building in Medford, OR...
Shift: Day Schedule: On Call
County Times Newspapers | Waldorf, MD
This is for full time employment Monday – Friday 7:45am – 4:30pm. Candidate will work out of both offices. You may not choose which location you will be occupying so please keep both locations in mind...
Full Time Category: Main
Catholic Health Initiatives | Ankeny, IA
Check this great job opportunity, CMA Certified Medical Assistant- Family Practice/Urgent Care in Ankeny, IA. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Carolinas HealthCare System | Charlotte, NC 28203
Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification. Assists the physician and/or Advanced Care Practitioner (ACP) with patient care, patient intake at office visit, documentation, vaccine and ...
Full Time High school graduate or equivalent required or Graduate Degree 3 years experience On Call
Premise Health | Reading, PA
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of Physician, Advanced Practitioner and/ or RN in compliance with state practice acts and regulations...
Johns Hopkins Health System | St. Petersburg, FL
The Medical Assistant provides patient centered, specialized, evidence based care across the continuum through an interprofessional approach to treatment, research, education and advocacy. Medical Ass...
Northwell Health | Tarrytown, NY 10591
Performs variety of other clerical functions such as filing/scanning of paper medical records, processing insurance forms, preparing financial records, photocopying, answering phones, and assuring eff...
High School Diploma or equivalent
Christus Health | Corpus Christi, TX 78418
Current BLS Certification. Certified or Registered Medical Assistant. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. As a part of CHRISTUS Health, a multi-state, not-for-profit healthcare syste...
High School diploma or GED or Graduate Degree
Baylor Scott & White Health | Irving, TX
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH). HealthTexas Provider Network (HTPN), an affiliate of Baylor Scott & White Health, has evolved into a high-performing, multi...
Full Time 3 Months of associated experience required
BJC HealthCare | St. Louis, MO
Obtains vital signs, patient history and maintains accurate and prompt charting in the patient's record...
Full Time Regular Employment High School Diploma or GED Category: Clinical Services and Support
Postings.com | Miami, FL
The Patient Care Assistant supports the department by providing patient care including all clinical and administrative activities of the Medical Care and Pharmacy services Department...
15.00 - 18.00 per hour High school diploma required.
Swedish Medical Center | Aberdeen, WA
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (Per Diem, Day Shift) to work at Swedish Heart & Vascular in Sequim, WA...
Per Diem Employment Shift: Day
Tutoring of Nashville | Arlington, VA
Full Time Bilingual (Spanish/English) Medical Assistant/Nurse is needed for our busy practice located in Arlington, VA. The candidate MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING IN A DOCTOR'S OFFICE SETTING (OB-GYN ...
Full Time Starting salary $18/hour
Sentara Healthcare | Virginia Beach, VA
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