Medical Assistant
Also referred to as: Medical Assistant
Requirements and Responsibilities
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records or inputs information to patients' medical record. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires Health Care Assistant certificate (state). Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.
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Level of Education:  Medical Assistant Salaries with a High School Diploma or Technical Certificate, Medical Assistant Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Medical Assistant Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Medical Assistant Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Medical Assistant Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Healthcare -- Administrative, Healthcare -- Technicians
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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