What does a medical administrative assistant do?
Medical administrative assistants perform clerical work in doctors’ and hospital offices. Medical admins keep patient files organized; maintain the front office; file medical records; handle administrative duties, such as answering phones and scheduling appointments. In addition, medical admins may be responsible for managing insurance forms, and act as a liaison between the patient and insurance agency. Medical admins may be required to assist doctors and work with patients, taking vital signs, drawing blood, and sterilizing medical instruments.
What do I need to get a medical administrative assistant job?
This program enables students to sit for national certification as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant through the NHA.
What is the median salary of a medical administrative assistant?
- $36,880 per year