Medical Assistant

Just some of the facts about Medical Assistants

  • Performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.

The work and conditions of a Medical Assistance

  • You would often handle loads up to 10 lbs., sometimes up to 20 lbs. You might do a lot of walking or standing, or you might sit but use your arms and legs to control machines, equipment or tools.

Working hours and traveling time

  • Regular working hours and limited travel

Medical Assistance salary

  • 29,370 a year

The education needed to be a Medical Assistance

  • The education needed for a medical assistant is a high school diploma. But some states require training or examinations for those who do clinical work, and some employers would rather have assistants with training or certification.

Job Outlook

  • The medical assistant field should grow at least 34% by 2018

I got this information from

  • GA college 411/