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    Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Those nurses who take care of patients by managing patients’ documentations, making the appointments, helping them with multiple forms to fill like insurance and health recovery forms are known as medical assistants. These nurses also take care of patients by providing them guidance and assistance during the process of blood pressure and sample urination etc. These nurses provide detailed analysis of patients to the physicians and doctors. More over these nurses also perform administrative jobs. The duties of these nurses vary from position to position and hospital to hospital. These nurses also provide appointments to the patients via phone calls. They also carry out telephonic conversation on behalf of both physicians and patients.

• Education Criteria for Medical Assistant:

For becoming a medical assistant it is not mandatory to complete bachelor’s degree, a candidate can earn a high school diploma as well. It is advised to select those courses which can help you in your practical life, for instance, medical terminology, physiology and anatomy. The knowhow of accounting can also help a candidate in practical field. Most of the experienced nurses and medical assistants also advise to complete associate degrees as well. This can safeguard one’s future and professional career. Getting different certifications is also beneficial for the medical assistants; American Association of Medical Assistants is a reliable body for completing the certifications.

• How Much Usually Medical Assistant Earns?

There is a growing trend in the field of medical assistants. Many of the individuals are interested in getting associated with this particular field. According to a survey the median salary earned by a medical assistant may range from 25,000 to 30,000/- dollars. The time frame required for completing the education is not longer. This is the reason why most of the people get associated with this particular field. The salary of medical assistants may vary on the basis of experience, qualification, achievements, size of the clinic or hospital and other bases.

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