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Medical assistants will update medical records of patients, insurance
forms are also completed, and admissions to the hospital and also
laboratory services are also arranged.
They might perform duties that are not as specific to the medical
settings they are use too, for instance, answering the telephones,
greeting the patients, handling everyday correspondence, scheduling
patient appointments, and performing billing and many bookkeeping
Medical assistants will most of the time, collect many laboratory
specimens and help prepare them, used supplies are then disposed of,
and they also will sterilize all medical instruments.
Medical assistants will prepare examining rooms equipment and
instruments, fill out purchase orders and inventory all office
supplies, and at the same time keeping examining rooms neat and clean.
As directed by a physician, they might educate patients about their
medications and any special diets, telephone prescriptions for pickup
at a local pharmacy, draw blood, help to prepare a patient for their x
rays, also take electrocardiograms, many times they will remove
sutures, and also change dressings for many patients.
Medical assistant programs are generally offered everywhere. Vocational
schools, post secondary vocational schools, and quite a few community
colleges and always at junior colleges and we also do not want to
Post secondary study programs will usually last 1 year and will then
result in you receiving a certificate or diploma, or they could last 2
years and then they will result in you receiving an associate degree.
Although it is preferred to have formal training in this field of work,
it is not required. Most medical assistants will be aggressively
trained on the job.
Certification will help you get a position faster and indicates to the
health care provider that you meet acceptable standards of knowledge.
It will also help you to distinguish to an employer that you are
experienced and have been formally trained, which in turn, should and
will lead to a higher salary and opportunities.
There are many associations out there—such as the American Association
of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and also the Association of Medical
Technologists (AMT)—that will award all the certification credentials
to all medical assistants.
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