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Comprehensive job training is readily available for medical assistant students via vocational training

institutions, college, or military training. Their programs typically consist of theoretic and practical instruction

and cover a wide range of clinical and administrative skills as it applies to a medical office setting. Formal

training usually ends with a practicum at an approved externship site and graduates may sit for a certification

exam to demonstrate their knowledge. Some medical assistants have received their training directly on the

An increasing number of doctors have replaced their Licensed

Practical Nurses (LPN) with medical assistants. They have

discovered that a well trained medical assistant is sufficiently qualified

to meet their needs. The projected employment rate for 2020 is

690,400 working in ambulatory medical practices, urgent and

preventive care, therapy and rehabilitation centers, vision and optical

stores, laboratories, pharmacies, alternative medical service centers,

veterinary clinics, college campuses, mental health and corrections

institutions and various other facilities where services are provided.

Employers expect dependability, strong organizational skills and fundamental decision-making skills.

Candidates must be in good health and physically fit to remain on their feet for several hourswithout a break,

possess good hand and eye coordination and near excellent vision to be able to see details at close range

such as calibration markings on a syringe, small print on medication labels, skin changes and blood vessels

to draw blood. Knowledge of computers, medical equipment and devices is a must and proficiency in patient

care, customer service, appointment scheduling, word processing, data entry and retrieval of demographic

and insurance information is a huge plus; after all, doctors want someone who understands their specialty

and will help them turn their practice into a successful business.

If would like to work for a dermatologist it may be expected that you:

understand the anatomy and pathology of the integumentary system

are familiar with routine diagnostic tests and treatments for skin disorders

are able to assist the doctor during routine and special examinations of the skin

are able to explain the diagnosis and plan of care in simple terms to the patients

can apply prescribed treatments, such as ointmentsand dressings as instructed

are familiar with common medical billing codes, eg. ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, CPT

Medical assistants are paid by the hour*. Their take home pay can differ greatly from state to state and by

location. The employer decides how much he or she is willing pay for a certain position and certain

specialties pay more. Advancement opportunities abound for those who have solidified their knowledge

through hands-on job experience and career focused workshops, seminars, continuing education courses

(CEU) and specialty certifications.

REMEMBER: Medical assistants, regardless how experienced or seasoned in their field, cannot act without

a doctor physically present when providing direct patient care. Direct patient care are such skills as

administering medical treatments, injections, ear lavage, suture removal, or a cardiac stress test. Even more

so, they never independently refill prescriptions, even if they were refilled before, give any kind of medical

advice, not even a well intended suggestion that could be (mis-) interpreted as medical advice and never

share confidential patient information with other parties unless a valid need to know exists. Medical

assistants, even when working in a volunteer position, must always adhere to their job description and

applicable state and federal laws. The consequences of overstepping occupations limits can be serious.

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is a fully integrated, non-licensed member of the medical office team with duties that are distinct from the practice of medicine and nursing. Medical assistants are hired by doctors and clinicians to work under the direct supervision of the doctor in various supporting positions essential to a medical offices, or clinics routine. Today, there are at least 1-2 medical assistants for each doctor on the team, one in the so-called front office reception and administrative area and another in the back office clinical area directly assisting the doctor and patients. Their duties revolve around patient care ranging from clinical to administrative responsibilities. Basic knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physical contact and interaction with the general public is essential. The best suited candidate is someone who is mobile, flexible, highly motivated and able to multitask in many areas within the medical office.

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