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Medical Administrative Assistant

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

Where can I go from here?

Healthcare Careers
1. Pharmacy Technician
2. Certified Nursing Assistant
3. Emergency Medical Technician
4. Certified Medical Assistant
5. Dental Assistant
6. Medical Administrative Assistant
7. Personal Trainer
8. Physician Professional Coder
9. Physical Therapy Technician
10. Certified Medicine Aide
11. Licensed Practical Nurse
12. Paramedic
13. Medical Insurance Biller
14. Phlebotomist
15. Registered Nurse
16. Physical Therapy Assistant
17. Health Information Technologist
18. Medical Assisting
19. Dental Hygienist
20. Nurse Practitioner
21. Registered Nurse (RN to BSN)
22. Medical/Health Service Manager
23. Physical Therapist
24. Occupational Therapist
25. Dental Hygienist
26. Specialty Pharmacy Technician
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