Clinical medical assistants combine clinical and procedural knowledge, working across the domain of health care facilities to aid patient treatments and clinical operations. They are tasked with working directly with patients and supporting the work of doctors and other health care professionals.
Medical assistants are cross trained to perform administrative and clinical duties. Here is a quick overview (duties vary from medical practice to medical practice depending on location, size, specialty, and state law):
Clinical Duties (may include, but not limited to):
• Taking medical histories
• Explaining treatment procedures to patients
• Preparing patients for examinations
• Instructing patients about medication and special diets
Administrative Duties (may include, but not limited to):
• Coding and filling out insurance forms
• Scheduling appointments
• Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
• Answering telephones
• Welcoming patients
Do you enjoy helping others? Are you looking for a new rewarding career with high demand and growth opportunity? If you are interested in both clinical and administrative work that will make a difference in the lives of the patients you encounter, then you’d love a clinical medical assistant career.
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Earning your CCMA credentials will help you:
• Fulfill employer requirements. According to employers, 89% of organizations encourage or require their medical assistants to be certified.
• Access better career opportunities. 35% of employers believe that medical assistants have more responsibility this year compared to last.
• Maximize earning potential. A medical assistant's salary ranges from $23,830–$45,900, according to the BLS.
• Enhance knowledge and skills. Professionalism and critical thinking are the most important soft skills employers are looking for when hiring a clinical medical assistant.