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...
Full Time Regular Employment High School Diploma Required Category: Medical Support Staff Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours
MultiCare Health System | Spokane, WA
A Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) is a non-professional associate who functions in roles to facilitate both the clinical and office operations. Clinical tasks may include, but not limited to, drug s...
Category: Not Applicable Department: Orthopedics Main RWC Shift: Day Schedule: supplemental
Providence Health & Services | Missoula, MT
Providence is calling a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) (Neurology Services Dept, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE FT) to Providence Medical Group in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering...
Full Time Shift: Day
Swedish Medical Center | Seattle, WA
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work with Neuroscience Specialists at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA...
Full Time Shift: Day
BIDMC(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) | Needham, MA
Hours = Full-Time (with Benefits) based on the regular schedule of 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Needham Urology Associates is a BIDMC affiliated Urology practice located at 145 Rosemary Street in Nee...
Full Time Regular Employment
Kadlec Regional Medical Center | Richland, WA
Kadlec Clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant Certified to join our growing Neurology team located in Richland, Washington!...
Full Time Shift: Day
Ochsner Health System | Sun, LA
This job provides individualized, medical care of assigned patients in person, electronically and via telephone, as needed, under the supervision of a licensed...
Part Time Required - High School diploma or equivalent whether you work with patients every day or support those who do
PIH HEALTH | Irwindale, CA
Must possess a valid California Driver’s License if hiring into Medical Assistant Float Pool. Strong computer skills (data entry and typing)...
(2) years experience The Medical Assistant works under general supervision to perform a variety of procedures
SSM Health | Foristell, MO
Record, including chief compliant, reason for visit, medical, social, family history, medications, immunizations, and allergies...
High School Diploma or GED one year experience
Centura Health | La Salle, CO
Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant required. Promotes the optimal health, well-being and safety...
High School Diploma required One year experience efficient work day with appropriate workloads and a clearer path for professional development
Sutter Health | Los Altos, CA
Current AHA healthcare provider BLS certification. Graduate of an accredited Medical Assisting program approved by PAMF and/or equivalent. Yes...
Full Time High school diploma or equivalent or Graduate Degree Exempt Days of the Week Scheduled
Catholic Health Initiatives | Harrison, TN
Check this great job opportunity, CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT in Harrison, TN. You will work in a nice and warm environment with great salary and compensation...
Doctors Hospital at Renaissance | Puerto Rico, TX
These duties are delegated in relation to the individual's degree of training, in accordance with the objectives and policies of the organization and respective...
MedExpress Urgent Care | Mt Pleasant, PA
If required by state must maintain current certification from the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the National Center...
Part Time High School Diploma or equivalent required Travel Required 2 years experience Generally scheduled 12 hour shifts
University Hospitals | Ravenna, OH
Responsible for all front desk duties specific to department, including scheduling patients, collecting and verifying patient payor information and other...
one year experience
UnitedHealth Group | Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Makes / takes patient calls. Willing to work both front and back office. Enrolls / responds to electronic patient messages in the patient portal program...
High school graduate or GED or Graduate Degree 1+ years experience
Boca Raton Regional Hospital | Kings Point, FL
BLS certification from American Heart Association. Certified or Registered Medical Assistant. One year certificate from college or technical school...
One year related experience and/or training during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency
John Muir Health | Berkeley, CA
Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) Preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support - Certification Required and...
...assistant also works to fulfill a variety of patient... ...Medical Assistant works with the physician and other members of the primary...
Akron Children's Hospital | Tallmadge, OH
Assists in patient / family education with in their own capabilities and under the direction of a licensed nurse. To treat every child as we would our own...
Must be a High School Graduate or equivalent
American Family Care | Alexandria, AL
Or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; Respond to all patient messages; Rotate among various clinical services such as lab, nursing and x...
six months experience