Medical Assistant

Helping others

What do they do?

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice

Working Conditions

Most work full time. Wear scrubs. doctors office

Pros Cons and Promotion Opportunities

PROS: Medical assistants are usually required to finish high school, complete a college-level medical assistant training program that may last one year and then pass certification examinations. CONS: The students attributed their failure to find medical assistant jobs to a weak job market. PO: Lots of training