Top Medical Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Medical Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Medical Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.8% of Medical Assistant resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Medical Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Medical Assistant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Improved overall patient-to-provider patient care by assisting a provider in the examination room to document all necessary medical information.
  • Provided exceptional services for an internal family medical practice assisting five doctors in ensuring optimal patient care.
  • Coordinated patient care and record administration in a high volume occupational medicine and substance screening facility.
  • Documented patient care activities and patient data accurately using appropriate documentation forms and or information systems.
  • Worked collaboratively with several other medical assistants to ensure the best quality of patient care.
  • Monitored exceptional patient care and service to ensure safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • Assist in medical emergencies and office procedures using computerized patient care systems.
  • Maintain patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
  • Performed clerical functions related to patient care in an ambulatory setting.
  • Cross trained as patient care coordinator or administrative assistant.
  • Provided general patient care in community health/rehabilitation practice.
  • Performed various clinical responsibilities directly involved with patient care
  • Provided patient care during the post-operative recovery period.
  • Fulfilled patient care responsibilities as assigned.
  • Coordinated patient care with specialty providers.
  • Recognized for exceptional patient care/safety.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow, obtained prior authorizations for medication and radiology services.
  • Supported physician in servicing and maintaining large practice by providing patient care and preparation, lab testing, and schedule coordination.
  • Assist and observe midwives and doctors with patient care procedures, including births, examinations, biopsies and birth control procedures.
  • Managed basic patient care, including cleaning before suturing, dressing wounds, splinting fractures, and preparing patient for casting.

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2. Office Supplies

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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Keep medical office supplies adequately stocked by anticipating inventory needs, placing orders, and monitoring office equipment.
  • Verify patient insurance eligibility, authorizations, maintaining patient charts and ordering office supplies.
  • Performed several administrative tasking priorities as well as ordering/stocking of medical and office supplies.
  • Managed and monitored sample supply cabinets and other needed office supplies
  • Managed inventory and log order of medical/office supplies.
  • Ordered/maintained medical and office supplies.
  • Managed and ordered office supplies, conducted drug screens for outside companies, and trained all employees on DOT drug screening.
  • Reviewed Lab s, sent out Specimen Collections, Auto-Clave Instruments & did Inventory & ordering for all the office supplies.
  • Maintained list of forms needed at front desk and notified lead medical assistant when forms or other office supplies were needed.
  • Perform routine medical data clerical tasks, filing, answering phones, inventory supply needs and obtain medical and office supplies.
  • Filed charts and/or placed into storage; make copies; helped organize office supplies for a more sufficient work place.
  • Complete patient documentation and updating patient files and records, maintained office supplies and equipment, training of new hires.
  • Answered the phone and directed calls to the appropriate persons, ordered office supplies, faxed, scanned and copied.
  • Maintain charts, forms, filing and assure office supplies required for front desk activities are available at all times.
  • Inventory of office supplies and coordinating with pharmaceutical and medical supply companies to ensure optimal functioning of the office.
  • Maintain office supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Faxed medical record requests, scan and file documents, order office supplies and answered multiple telephone lines.
  • Order office supplies, give injections, and write all the lab slips for specimens and blood work.
  • Purchased all necessary office supplies for the company and scheduled the maintenance and service of all office equipment.
  • Maintain and Complete inventories of all supplies needed for the Office, Including Medical and General Office Supplies.

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3. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Demonstrated proficiency in taking patient medical histories and vital signs while preparing patients for examinations and treatments.
  • Prepare patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests and taking vital signs.
  • Prepare members for examination by obtaining vital signs and recording medical histories.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in obtaining patients medical histories and vital signs.
  • Prepare patients for examination by performing preliminary vital signs.
  • Obtained vital signs and conducted preliminary physical tests.
  • Administered medications and monitored vital signs.
  • Monitored and documented vital signs.
  • Attend to multiple aspects of patient care including vital signs, obtaining patient history and transmitting physician ordered prescriptions to pharmacies.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in taking patient vital signs, ECG'S and meal distribution as well as in performing various clerical duties.
  • Performed clinic check-in for orthopedic patients: took vital signs, gathered history, reconciled medications, transferred information to physician.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in taking patient medical histories and vital signs, as well as in providing patient education and patient scheduling.
  • Perform patient vital signs; check in and out patients, laser procedure for fungus, ultra sounds and diagnostic testing.
  • Prepared examining rooms, took patient vital signs and brief notes, assisted with minor surgical procedures, and performed injections.
  • Ensured patients are accompanied to exam rooms and prepare them for the provider visit by obtaining history and recording vital signs.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician by interviewing patient, correctly measuring and documenting vital signs.
  • Initial, date and time all chart entries and vital signs using legal signature and title in EMR or paper chart.
  • Escort patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measure vital signs, and document all information in patient's chart.
  • Get vital signs, assist with procedures, clean and sterilize instruments, enter information into computer, clean and stock rooms
  • Repeated vital signs necessary for the provider to accurately document patient s vitals, if initially vital signs are abnormal.

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4. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Perform EKG's, testing including HbA1C, Lipid panel, Liver function tests, glucose, PT/INR, injections.
  • Roomed patients, Took vitals, Administered testing such as Physicals, TB tests, EKG's and Eye exams.
  • Completed all (IM) injections and EKG's also responsible for explaining the various procedures to the patient.
  • Back office medical assistance, Patient care, Data entry, EKG, Basic office laboratory test, Room preparation
  • Performed EKG, scheduled appointments, administered tens unit or heat lamp, and gave excellent customer service.
  • Administered EKG's, first aid and all other necessary aid to patient's, per discretion.
  • Worked directly with anesthesia on a daily basis, EKG and vitals prepared patient for procedures.
  • Performed EKG, Nerve Conduction study, Glucose finger stick, urinalysis and documentation in EMR.
  • Perform injections, blood draws, urinalysis, and conduct EKG's and generate reports accordingly.
  • Performed EKG and Glucose monitoring, assist with stress tests, immunizations and blood draws.
  • Operate electrocardiogram (EKG), obtain and process urine samples for routine diagnostic tests.
  • Perform EKG, Blood draws, Urinalysis, and Throat Cultures as requested by provider.
  • Performed testing on patients (urinalysis, EKG, hearing test, finger sticks.)
  • Direct patient care EKG, injections, blood work, assisted with small wound care.
  • Perform strep and HCG test, EKG's, ear irrigation's, and urinalysis.
  • Helped Patients with vaccines, EKG, assisting on pap smear and breathing treatments.
  • Performed EKG's on soldiers doing medical physicals and those prescribed by the Doctor.
  • Conducted EKG's, glucose readings, pregnancy tests, urinalysis & DOT screenings.
  • Performed blood draws, EKG's, vision screenings, hearing screenings, and urinalysis
  • Handled CHDP physicals, EKG testing, assisted the physicians with minor procedures.

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5. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Input clinical notes, demographics, and insurance information into computer system utilizing both Athena and EMA electronic medical records databases.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and medication administration in medical records.followed, HIPPA guidelines.
  • Provided clerical support with patient check-in and check-out, completed medical records and verified insurance coverage.
  • Administer prescribed medication to residents and maintain related medical records under supervision of a Nurse.
  • Arranged appointments, obtained insurance authorizations, provided necessary medical records to respective doctors/specialty offices.
  • Maintained medical records, and highly knowledgeable of medical records documentation and record keeping requirements.
  • Entered Electronic Medical Records through E-Clinical Works, required thorough understanding of medical terminology.
  • Requested Medical records from Primaries office electronically or any records pertaining to their visit.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Prepared medical charts which included insurance verification, medical records and referrals.
  • Prepare patients documentation for doctor visits by obtaining all medical records needed.
  • Reviewed and ensured the accuracy of medical records and documentation prepared.
  • Prepared data in patient charts and accurately updated electronic medical records.
  • Managed areas in computerized scheduling, billing and medical records.
  • Requested referrals and patient medical records from various medical offices.
  • Managed the offices medical records department and scheduled appointments.
  • Maintained strict confidentiality of financial and medical records.
  • Managed medical records for a busy cardiology practice.
  • Maintained patient medical records and filed them appropriately.
  • Performed administrative duties-scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records.

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6. Exam Rooms

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Here's how Exam Rooms is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with preparing patients for physicians, administering immunizations, directing patient education, and maintaining exam rooms and laboratory area.
  • Perform nursing procedures under supervision of physician or physician assistant Assist physician in exam rooms.
  • Prepare exam rooms before and after patient examinations according to clinic infection control procedures.
  • Assisted physician in exam rooms with physical examinations and procedures.
  • Stocked/cleaned exam rooms following universal precautions.
  • Set up instruments and equipment, cleaned exam rooms, sterilized instruments, ordered, stocked, sorted and maintained supplies.
  • Assist multiple doctors when needed, injection setup, removal of dressing, rooming patients, clean and stock exam rooms.
  • Assist physician and mid-level provider by escorting patients to/from exam rooms; obtain vitals including blood pressure, pulse and respiration.
  • Escort patients to exam rooms, measure vital signs that include weight, blood pressure, pulse, and temperatures.
  • Dressed wounds, made patients feel comfortable, stocked exam rooms, sterilized equipment, and kept exam rooms clean.
  • Escort patients to exam rooms, obtain medical history and vital signs, and assist with medical examinations and procedures.
  • Assist patients into exam rooms and document vital signs, smoking status, and medications taken for the physician.
  • Escort patients to exam rooms, interview for medications, medical history, immunizations, surgical history and medications.
  • Escort patients into the exam rooms, maintain patient flow in the office and maintain patient medical records.
  • Played a key role in the organization and stocking of exam rooms for which I received a Loyalty Award
  • Escort patients into exam rooms and obtain & record patients' vitals into LMR before and after procedures.
  • Prepare exam rooms for patient and doctors, cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Maintained a clean, functional environment including disinfection of equipment, exam rooms, and storage areas.
  • Answer patients' questions about medicines and treatment at home, issue referrals and restock exam rooms.
  • Set up trays and exam rooms, room patients, take medical histories and record vital signs.

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7. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Handled collecting and preparing laboratory specimens and performing basic laboratory tests, disposing of contaminated supplies, and sterilizing medical tools.
  • Collected and prepared laboratory specimens or performed basic laboratory tests on the premises, as well as sterilized medical instruments.
  • Updated and filed patients' medical records, prepared patients for examinations, collected and prepared laboratory specimens.
  • Prepared patients for emergency care and examinations by taking vital signs, laboratory specimens and recording medical histories.
  • Collected and prepared laboratory specimens and performed laboratory test on the premises, disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Administered medications as directed by physician, collect blood and other laboratory specimens for physician use.
  • Assisted physicians during examinations; collecting and preparing laboratory specimens; executing basic laboratory tests.
  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments.
  • Administered vaccinations, collected and prepared laboratory specimens, and performed basis laboratory tests.
  • Prepared laboratory specimens; performed basic laboratory tests; administered injections and drew blood.
  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens, ensuring proper labeling and packaging for delivery.
  • Collect, prepare and deliver laboratory specimens in accordance to industry guidelines.
  • Collected laboratory specimens and performed basic laboratory tests as ordered by physician
  • Collected & prepared laboratory specimens and properly disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Collect and arrange laboratory specimens and carry out basic laboratory tests.
  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens and sometimes perform basic laboratory tests.
  • Coordinate pick-up of laboratory specimens to Quest Diagnostics and Lab Corporation.
  • Collected and prepared laboratory specimens and administered basic on-site laboratory tests.
  • Draw and prepared laboratory specimens, and maintained computerized charting.
  • Prepared laboratory specimens for transport to local facility for testing.

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8. Appointment Scheduling

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Here's how Appointment Scheduling is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Complete clerical support including appointment scheduling, confirming, insurance verification, copying insurance cards, with proof of patient identification.
  • Provided general office support including contacting pharmacy/renewing prescriptions, filing, faxing, stocking examination rooms and appointment scheduling and confirmations.
  • Maintained and managed reception desk, including registration, insurance verification, processed referrals, maintained files, appointment scheduling.
  • Perform various duties including appointment scheduling, insurance verification, recording patient medical history and entering lab results.
  • Performed medical office administrative duties such as preparing documents, filing, appointment scheduling, and financial management.
  • Conducted all administrative duties from appointment scheduling, referrals, accounting, insurance identification and claims processing.
  • Front office responsibilities included insurance verification, insurance authorizations and referrals, as well as appointment scheduling.
  • Maintained the day-to-day front office operations including appointment scheduling, patient medical records maintenance and insurance verification.
  • Managed appointment scheduling, patient registration, cashiering, answering incoming calls and other related clerical functions.
  • Required experience with electronic health records software and appointment scheduling software in electronic Medical Records.
  • Front Office Patient control General Filing Patient chart reproduction Insurance filing Appointment scheduling Assistant to Physician
  • Communicated directly with patients regarding laboratory testing results, appointment scheduling, and billing questions.
  • Front office responsibilities including answering phones, appointment scheduling, patient chart filing and documentation.
  • Participated in the overall office flow including patient receptions, appointment scheduling and telephone technique.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, Appointment Scheduling, Medical Terminology Alphabetic/Numeric filling, TakenVital Signs
  • Front back office assistant some lab work referrals to specialist appointment scheduling and verifying insurance
  • Performed appointment scheduling/cancellation requests to maintain customer fulfillment requirements and provide superior customer service.
  • Assisted with clerical work including patient processing, appointment scheduling, and insurance verification.
  • Perform automated appointment scheduling and registration for patient as well as updating demographic information.
  • Used medical specific referral software, performed insurance verification and appointment scheduling.

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9. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Advised and counseled families, assisted in medical and laboratory procedures, including phlebotomy, injections and circumcision.
  • Administered injections, administered medications, phlebotomy, ran nurse clinic independently, traveled to multiple clinic sites.
  • Worked in clinical environment obtaining urine and blood specimens using Foley catheters and phlebotomy needles and instruments.
  • Performed electrocardiograms, prepared medications, performed injections, assisted in minor surgical procedures and performed phlebotomy.
  • Conducted selected routine laboratory tests, performed phlebotomy, routine diagnostic test; administered selected medications/injections.
  • Schedule and assist in all office procedures, obtain radiology authorization, clean/sterilize instruments, phlebotomy
  • Administered injections, administered medications, phlebotomy, ran nurse clinic independently.
  • Assisted in minor procedures, administered vaccines, and performed phlebotomy procedures.
  • Preformed phlebotomy and necessary laboratory test and prepared specimens for outside pickup.
  • Administer medication and vaccine injections, phlebotomy as per Physicians orders.
  • Performed phlebotomy utilizing butterfly needles along with preparing lab requisition forms.
  • Perform medical phlebotomy procedures as necessary based on patient CBC results.
  • Perform phlebotomy and simple laboratory test as requested by physician.
  • Performed immunization administration and phlebotomy for infants-18 years of age.
  • Performed electrocardiography, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and phlebotomy on patients.
  • Performed phlebotomy administered injections and maintained lab logs etc.
  • Performed electrocardiograms and phlebotomy in accordance with provider orders.
  • Performed medication/ immunization administration, as well as phlebotomy.
  • Perform phlebotomy as needed and maintain electronic medical records.
  • Perform phlebotomy and laboratory procedures as directed by provider.

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10. Phone Triage

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Here's how Phone Triage is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Participated in scheduling of surgical procedures, coordinated physician schedules and phone triage.
  • Perform telephone triage and possess knowledge of appropriate action in medical emergency situations.
  • Conduct telephone triage pertaining to medication refill requests and/or inquiries of medications.
  • Performed Clinical Intake and Administration Responsibilities scheduling phone triage patient intake.
  • Administered electrocardiograms, monitored vital signs and provided phone triage.
  • Identified urgent obstetrical and gynecological needs through telephone triage.
  • Scheduled appointments, performed telephone triage, responsible for referrals
  • Participated in telephone triage and pharmacy prescriptions.
  • Provided telephone triage and confirmation of appointments.
  • Assist in training new clinical staff, ordering and stocking supplies, and after hour's phone triage for 13 pediatricians.
  • Front office duties including patient calls, phone triage, scheduling appointments and special procedures, patient registration, and payment collection
  • Organized patient charts, scheduled and confirmed appointments, phone triage, expediting office procedures, and maintaining superior patient flow.
  • Performed administrative duties to include phone triage, documentation of medical records, called in prescriptions, and relayed medical results.
  • Manage general office phone triage, returning patients calls, order labs and other diagnostic studies per physician's orders.
  • Administered injections and immunization, processed referrals, stocked exam rooms, performed chart documentation, and provided telephone triage.
  • Front office duties included phone triage, faxing, filing, refilling prescriptions, scheduling patients, checking in patients.
  • Assisted office duties including patient referrals, call backs, patient phone triage, prescription refills, and prior authorizations.
  • Handled various duties from phone triage, posting payments, scheduling referrals, obtaining prior authorizations, and prescription refills.
  • Assisted in all aspects of patient care, from phone triage to performing procedures to processing and filing medical records.
  • Take patient vitals, chart patient issues, write out prescriptions, phone triage, give immunizations and draw blood.

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11. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Performed all responsibilities of a medical assistant including front desk duties and administrative assistant to the office manager.
  • Front Desk, check in patients, obtaining demographic information and verifying insurance eligibility.
  • Managed medical front desk in computerized scheduling, billing, and medical/insurance records management.
  • Performed front desk responsibilities efficiently and minimized patient wait times.
  • Transitioned from medical assistant duties to front desk/receptionist.
  • Front Desk-- Duties included checking in patients, collecting co-pays, escort patients to exam rooms, taking patient stats.
  • Perform front desk duties- Check in and arrive patients, insurance eligibility, collect co-pay, make and reschedule patient appointments.
  • Manage everyday front desk and office tasks: greet patients, answer phones, schedule appointments, make copies, etc.
  • Answer follow-up phones calls for scheduling of (biopsy and x-rays) and assist as back up to the front desk.
  • Front desk such as answering phones, scheduling, telephone encounter documentation, and scanning documents into patient's electronic chart.
  • Oversee the operation of the Front Desk, chart compliance, insurance and provided training for new hire at various locations.
  • Performed front desk office duties such as answering phones, checking patients in, and other various office /customer service tasks.
  • Managed front desk duties, phones, filling making calls to physicians regarding patients, calling in orders for prescriptions.
  • Managed front desk with answering phones, scheduling, billing, medical records, verifying insurance, and ordering supplies.
  • Provide support to various doctor offices as a floating medical assistant managing the front desk of large busy medical offices.
  • Managed Medical office inventory of supplements and supplies, as well as assisted with front desk duties as needed.
  • Worked the front desk on occasion, answered phone calls, collected co payments, and called in prescriptions.
  • Front desk: answering multiple line phone, putting up patients to be seen including updating billing and EMR.
  • Front desk registering and assist physicians, Director of operations and practice coordinator with daily function of the department.
  • Worked at the front desk and answered the phones, took messages and transferred calls to the appropriate party.

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12. Urinalysis

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Here's how Urinalysis is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Performed lab controls for urinalysis, capillary and venous blood collection for laboratory diagnostics.
  • Performed vitals/glucose testing, injections, urinalysis, and laboratory testing collection.
  • Collect and process urinalysis specimen and cultures, including performing pregnancy tests.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for examination of patients, assisting with Urinalysis/Pregnancy Tests.
  • Performed vitals/drug screen testing and assisted in administering injections and urinalysis.
  • Conducted laboratory testing on biological specimens including glucose testing and urinalysis.
  • Interviewed patients for vitals and prepared urinalysis specimens for lab.
  • Collected urinalysis, printed demographics and prepared lab paperwork.
  • Perform specimen collection including blood draws and urinalysis.
  • Performed glucose testing, urinalysis and administered injections.
  • Perform dipstick urinalysis for patient's evaluations.
  • Administer injection, urinalysis and cultures.
  • Performed Urinalysis and collected cultures.
  • Perform urinalysis and urine cultures.
  • Completed urinalysis and blood withdrawals.
  • Assisted patients by taking vitals, performing urinalysis, obtaining medical history using EMR, and showing patients to their rooms.
  • Take vital signs, urinalysis stick, draw blood, prepare the patients and let get them ready for the doctor.
  • Performed EKG's, culture, urinalysis, pregnancy test, and hemoglobin * Preparing paper work for referrals for patient.
  • Performed all CLIA waived testing to include urinalysis, flu, strep, A1C, pregnancy test, Mono, electrocardiography.
  • Provided multiple lab test including: urinalysis, drug screening, vision test, audio booth, injections and blood draws.

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13. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Communicate with insurance companies to complete and submit required documentation in order to obtain prior authorization for orthopedic spine surgery.
  • Communicated with insurance companies and health care organizations to obtain insurance coverage plans, HMO referrals and prescription authorizations.
  • Answered billing correspondence-denials, answered telephone calls and followed up on requests for information from insurance companies and patients.
  • Interact extensively with insurance companies; process medical forms in accordance with established regulations; conduct follow-up procedures.
  • Completed medication authorizations through insurance companies, and developed a systematic process to keep track of authorization progress.
  • Communicate with insurance companies to verify eligibility or communicate with clinical staff with any problems.
  • Obtained prior authorizations for medications and procedures from insurance companies on a regular basis.
  • Coordinated with insurance companies for referrals and authorizations for arranged hospital admission and procedures.
  • Make referrals to other physicians and for outpatient procedures with authorization from insurance companies.
  • Ensured patient's insurance eligibility by calling insurance companies or utilizing their website.
  • Conducted imaging and provider referrals, medication reconciliation and coordinated with insurance companies.
  • Acquired prior authorizations for patient's procedures/referrals from insurance companies as needed.
  • Worked with insurance companies and Medicare/Medicaid to ensure proper forms are submitted.
  • Obtain prior authorizations from insurance companies for medical services and medications.
  • Handled correspondence for workers compensation patients between jobs and insurance companies.
  • Scheduled surgeries for patients and contacted Insurance Companies for authorization.
  • Obtained authorization from insurance companies for medical services/procedures and equipment.
  • Communicated with all major insurance companies about coverage and payments.
  • Call insurance companies for prior authorizations on procedures and medications.
  • Communicated with various insurance companies for billing and verification purposes.

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14. Back Office

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Here's how Back Office is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Performed front office administration functions and performed back office routines.
  • Front office and Back office temporary assignment
  • Maintain and apply medical techniques that follow specific compliance guidelines in not only patient care but also in back office responsibilities.
  • Assisted in back office procedures, took patient's in, took weight, blood pressure and noted down patient complaints.
  • Assisted Doctor in Medical office procedures, including but not limited to back office patient care and front office administrative procedures.
  • Assisted in front and back office, EMR Systems, answering phone, setting appointments, and generating new referrals.
  • Back office: giving injections, assisting in minor surgeries, taking and recording patients vitals and reason for visit.
  • Versed in both front and back office work, surgery and office visit billing, scheduling, and insurance authorizations.
  • Front and back office duties, patient care, appointment scheduling, immunization registry, assisting secretarial staff as needed
  • Facilitate back office flow by rooming patients and directing MA s to assist with injections and perform diagnostic testing.
  • Performed back office duties that included patient triage, shots, prepping patients, and assisted in many procedures.
  • Performed front and back office duties to Internal Medicine, Adult primary, Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics.
  • Assisted in Clerical front office and back office management duties, as well as inventory and purchasing for our office
  • Worked in back office administering allergy shots, taking patients vitals, and walking patients to exam rooms.
  • Back office duties, preparing patients for surgery, blood draw, suture, drain and staple removal.
  • Front Office/Back Office Duties: prepared charts, answered phone calls, filing, appointment scheduling and translation.
  • Assemble supplies for the day, Check expiration dates on supplies and conduct inventory for back office supplies.
  • Floated between the front and back office to in order to medically assist both the Dermatologist and ENT.
  • Back Office- Triage, injections, ear irrigation, suture removal, labs, assist physician with procedures,
  • Inventory and order back office supplies and medications with in monthly budget as well as monitoring expiration dates.

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15. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Greet patients at lobby, escort to exam room and obtain blood pressure, pulse, SPo2, weight and height.
  • Assisted doctor and nurse as needed with performing exams, electrocardiograms (EKG), blood pressure monitoring and flu vaccines.
  • Assisted with biopsy procedures, which included taking blood pressure, holding compression, dressing incisions and administering post operation instructions.
  • Measure vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure and record information on patients' charts.
  • Perform accurate measurement of vital signs, including blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and body weight and height.
  • Blood pressure screening, assist in bathing and personal hygiene, light housekeeping duties, gardening, assist with errands.
  • VOLUNTEER: RGV Diabetes Association Camp Assisted in obtaining glucose levels, blood pressure, and assisting children in activities.
  • Blood Pressure, Temperature, Pulse Check, and all other Medical Assistant duties as required by Students Doctors Instructions.
  • Roomed patients and obtained vitals: Blood pressure, weight, temperature, respiration, and/or O2 Stats when required.
  • Escort patients into the exam room, obtaining height, weight, and vitals including blood pressure and pulse rate.
  • Administer injections, take vital signs, blood pressure, hearing and vision for the 3231 and 3300 forms.
  • Measured vital signs such as, pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, and performed routine laboratory test.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information, took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Experience as a Medical Assistant including: taking weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, & temperature.
  • Take patient histories and vital signs including pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure weight, and height, blood pressure, pulse and vision.
  • Record temperature, weight/height, blood pressure, heart rate, blood glucose and assist providers with physical examinations.
  • Obtain patients vital signs temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, chief complaint, and medical histories.
  • Assist in providing ultrasounds, blood pressure checks, limb volume changes, oxygen saturation, and cerebral circulation.
  • Prepare patients for examination, taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.

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16. Venipuncture

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Here's how Venipuncture is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Provided patient education, contraceptive and STI counseling, obtained patient histories, venipuncture and laboratory testing, medical records and billing
  • Demonstrated Proficiency in taking patient information, vital signs, performing venipuncture, injections and various diagnostic procedures, ancillary tests.
  • Preformed a broad scope of clinical procedures including venipuncture, effectively communicating and recording test results.
  • Distribute medication to inmates, venipunctures, interview inmates in booking to obtain medical information.
  • Performed venipuncture, administered injections, obtained vital signs, record patient history.
  • Collect laboratory urine specimens, venipuncture and sterilize medical instruments, using autoclave.
  • Perform blood collection by venipunctures - difficult draws competently and expediently.
  • Executed venipuncture and obtained specimens from patients; administered intramuscular injections.
  • Perform venipunctures, injections and various diagnostic procedures and ancillary tests.
  • Performed venipuncture/capillary collection, prepared and performed EKG's.
  • Performed injections and venipuncture on pediatric and adolescent patients.
  • Assist physicians with patient treatment/procedures, including venipuncture.
  • Performed venipuncture and collected urine for laboratory testing.
  • Perform venipuncture, urine specimens and administer electrocardiograms.
  • Performed venipuncture for clinical and medical testing.
  • Coached students administering site injections and venipunctures.
  • Administered medication as well as venipuncture.
  • Performed venipuncture's and obtained specimens.
  • Prepare and administer venipuncture and injections.
  • Provide Venipuncture and blood processing procedures.

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17. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Answered phone calls and responded to patients queries regarding their appointments or general organization information.
  • Receive telephone calls and provide relevant information.
  • Answered all incoming patient/doctor telephone calls.
  • Check patients in and out of office, verify insurance information, schedule appointments, answer phone calls, and clinical.
  • Received incoming phone calls with questions from patients to be recorded and logged then sent to Physician for evaluation and answer.
  • Performed routine clerical duties: such as answer and transfer phone calls, take messages, file, fax, etc.
  • Answer phone calls, file charts, medical record, referral authorization, billing inquires for pt., update pt.
  • Administer medication and immunizations; assist with education of patient and family; coordinate referrals; screens patient phone calls.
  • Called in prescriptions, did prior authorizations and made sure patients phone calls were returned at a timely manner.
  • Support front office by scheduling patient appointments, faxing, and answering phone calls from patients and other providers.
  • Answer phone calls, and find resources for patients that are in trouble and are in need of assistance.
  • Answered phone calls from patients, set up appointments, took messages, refills, and scheduled specialty testing.
  • Front Office work including telephone calls, billing, medical insurance authorization, patient scheduling and filing of charts.
  • Answer phone calls and answer any questions patients may have regarding their health care, make appointments, etc.
  • Take phone calls, assist patients with refills on medications, emergency situations and questions about their medical care.
  • Receive telephone calls; give routine and non-routine information direct calls and visitors to appropriate person or office.
  • Worked in Medical back office, patient rooming, vitals, insurance verification & follow-up phone calls.
  • Received phone calls and clinic visits from patients and determine appropriate action to best serve the patient.
  • Screen and triage patient phone calls, answering patient questions and routed critical calls to the doctors.
  • Have to schedule appointments make phone calls to other faculties as well as phone calls to patients.

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18. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Automated test cases using Ranorex to elaborate data-driven tests, excluding XML data format, by means of this tool.
  • Involved in Automation of the test cases using Selenium WebDriver, JUnit and Ant.

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19. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in procedures for three doctors taking vitals drawing blood clean medical equipment injections patient education schedule appointments billing and coding
  • Perform basic laboratory procedures, including preparing and drawing blood specimens as outlined in the Laboratory Procedure Book.
  • Fulfilled clinic floor assistance including drawing blood, processing urine samples and medical examination assistance.
  • Performed patient care which includes checking vital signs, drawing blood and diagnostic test which includes bladder scans and flow rates.
  • Check in patients, vital sign, room patients, call and verify insurance, drawing blood, call lab results.
  • Performed EKG's Drawing blood Injections Collecting urine samples Responsible for closing office Monday - Friday Responsible to open office Saturdays alone
  • Used billing and coding, medical terminology computer skills as well as taking patient vitals and doing EKG and drawing blood.
  • Prepare patients for examination, perform ECG's drawing blood, collect and prepare laboratory specimens Authorizing prescription refills as directed
  • Perform routine exams on the patients, check their pulse rate, blood pressure, give injections, drawing blood.
  • Assisted and performed duties such as triage, laboratory duties, x-ray, drawing blood, and other medical procedures.
  • Worked in the back office as required by assisting the patients to their rooms, drawing blood and giving injections.
  • Give treatment and injections to patients and also performed the routine tests in a laboratory as well as drawing blood.
  • Assist doctors on duty with giving injections, taking patients' vitals, drawing blood, and monitoring and recording.
  • Service patients by taking vitals, drawing blood, process specimens, run CBC machine and process lab orders.
  • Performed medical procedures; Drawing blood and other bodily specimens, recording results in the patient's medical chart.
  • Assisted doctor with patients including drawing blood, lab work, vitals, pulmonary function testing and EKG's.
  • Prepared the rooms and assists the doctor in examining the patients, drawing blood, running urinalysis, make appointment
  • Job did not exclude having to perform EKG's, Throat Cultures, Capillary Sampling as well as drawing blood
  • Performed laboratory procedures including drawing blood via finger stick and evaluating samples for a variety of bacteria and viruses.
  • Prepare patients for physician by taking vital signs, prepping them for procedures, drawing blood and obtaining specimens.

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20. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Performed computerized data entry and information processing systems at the medical office regarding to patient treatment and medical records and insurance.
  • Performed front office responsibilities including patient registration, insurance verification, collection of co-pays, and accurate data entry.
  • Performed data entry and account receivable functions, utilized electronic medical records and performed within legal and ethical boundaries.
  • Performed administrative and clerical duties as well including reception, appointment/procedure/surgery scheduling, data entry and patient registration.
  • Skilled in data entry including office communications, computerized patient charting and computerized physician order entry.
  • Perform patient registration, insurance verification and authorization along with other data entry functions.
  • Processed and coordinated daily back-office operations, performing daily administrative and data entry tasks.
  • Perform data entry utilizing electronic health records and obtaining medical/medication history as needed.
  • Performed data entry of referral authorization, ability to complete assigned projects.
  • Participated in basic administrative, data entry and clinical medical office routines.
  • Utilized Electronic Medical Records for data entry and patient history.
  • Performed data entry of patient demographics and billing information.
  • Stored specimens appropriately and performed electronic data entry.
  • Fulfilled administrative duties including data entry and organizing.
  • Obtained patient information and performed required data entry.
  • Enter demographic/medical data entry into a data base.
  • Filed confidential information and made data entry.
  • Performed data entry /quarterly reporting/statistical reporting.
  • Performed data entry and specimen processing.
  • Monitor medication inventory, data entry.

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21. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Act as patient liaison: provide exceptional customer service and facilitate open communication from the initial visit to post-operative visit.
  • Worked under direct supervision of the podiatrist providing excellent patient care and customer service following clinical policies and procedures.
  • Prepare correspondence between medical providers and their patients while providing quality customer service to patients in a professional environment.
  • Processed incoming orders, scheduled deliveries, provided customer service and maintained overall production and warehoused inventory.
  • Provided operational support including scheduling, administrative tasks, and solutions to customer service issues.
  • Provided excellent customer service to patients and general administrative support to office manager and practitioners.
  • Delivered superior customer service to patients and responded accordingly as it related to their symptoms.
  • Work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality health care and customer service without direct supervision.
  • Facilitated daily administrative functions, including customer service, patient scheduling, and inventory management.
  • Provided excellent customer service; handled complex situations utilizing problem solving skills and strategies.
  • Provided excellent customer service and assisted patients to schedule appointments and receive prescriptions.
  • Provided quality customer service; Managed and effectively controlled opening and closing store.
  • Verify insurance benefits and eligibility via Insurance payers' Customer Service Representatives.
  • Provided optimal level of customer service and professionalism to resolve customer issues.
  • Provided customer service to physically and/or emotionally upset patients recognizing their concern.
  • Received numerous accolades from patients and staff for Outstanding Customer service provided.
  • Committed to delivering high quality clinical care and excellent customer service.
  • Provide patients with excellent customer service resulting in high in-patient satisfaction.
  • Provided nursing care with a hospitality and customer service attitude.
  • Completed several customer service training seminars throughout my medical career.

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22. Administer Medications

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Here's how Administer Medications is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Assist physician in any procedures or patient requests, administer medications via oral or injection according to physicians recommendations.
  • Administer medications to residents Supervise staff to ensure quality resident care Provided medication assistance documentation per policy and state requirements
  • Schedule appointments, administer medications, record medications, order medications from the pharmacy, contact insurance companies
  • Administer medications, document, sign, update medication administration records according to physician orders.
  • Prepare and administer medications topical, oral or intramuscular as directed by a physician.
  • Assist physicians with all procedures, administer medications and educate parents regarding discharge instructions.
  • Administer medications based on physician orders including oral medication and intramuscular and subcutaneous injections.
  • Instruct patients about medications and special diets prepare and administer medications as directed.
  • Administer medications and vaccinations, and preform physical assessments as ordered by physician.
  • Prepared patients for examination, draw blood and administer medications as directed by physician
  • Prepared and administer medications under the supervision of Register Nurses and/or Doctors.
  • Administer medications in accordance with established policies and procedures or as directed.
  • Prepare and administer medications with physician or physician assistant's authorization.
  • Administer medications according to physician orders and safe medication administration practices.
  • Administer medications and immunizations, culture specimen collection, pharmacy callbacks.
  • Prepare patients for examinations, administer medications, and prescribed treatments.
  • Administer medications to residents as indicated by their medical administration records.
  • Prepare and administer medications in accordance to physician's directions.
  • Stock vaccinations and administer vaccines, administer medications and prescriptions.
  • Prepare and administer medications or immunizations ordered by the physician.

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23. Prescription Refills

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Here's how Prescription Refills is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Processed incoming calls from patients to manage prescription refills, questions regarding appointments, and administered immunizations.
  • Call in prescription refills, schedule appointments, and notate appropriate updated information into electronic medical records.
  • Prepare and administer immunizations as directed Prescription refills Referral coordination Assist with referrals to specialty providers.
  • Provided quality patient care, obtained prior authorizations and processed prescription refills and rooming patients.
  • Assist providers with management for prescription refills, results, authorizations/referrals and non-clinical secure e-Messages.
  • Managed patient scheduling, managed prescription refills, documented insurance paperwork, and medical records.
  • Performed medical administrative duties including the submission of prescription refills and referral requests.
  • Updated patient demographics and handled prescription refills according to physician's instructions.
  • Facilitate accurate coding, patient referrals, appointment rescheduling and prescription refills.
  • Authorized prescription refills and called in prescriptions as directed by physicians.
  • Handled telephone communications regarding biopsy results, messages and prescription refills.
  • Operated X-Ray machinery for examinations and authorized any necessary prescription refills.
  • Worked closely with pharmacy to ensure prescription refills were handled appropriately.
  • Manage electronic prescription refills to pharmacy using Athena Electronic Health Record.
  • Schedule appointments, prescription refills, submit referrals and insurance verification.
  • Complete prescription refills and communicate with outside providers and facilities.
  • Arranged for hospital admissions, prescription refills and laboratory services.
  • Request prescription refills, Prior insurance authorizations for medications/procedures.
  • Handle prescription refills electronically fill and do prescription reconciliation.
  • Verified insurance and authorizations, prescription refills and referrals.

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24. Patient Rooms

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Here's how Patient Rooms is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines and prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.
  • Sanitized patient rooms, answered telephones using proper etiquette, scheduled appointments, and executed urinalysis.
  • Prepared and maintained patient rooms and recorded medications patients were currently prescribed.
  • Sterilized Instruments in Autoclave and sterilized patient rooms every night upon closing.
  • Coordinated and prepared patient rooms; scheduled and authorized surgery.
  • Performed sanitation procedures and stocked patient rooms.
  • Coordinated and preformed preparation of patient rooms.
  • Prepare patient rooms, assist Dr. with in office procedures, schedule appointments, file patient charts, prepare lab orders.
  • Complete any unfinished day shift duties: faxing, chart prep, supply inventory, organizing and disinfecting all patient rooms.
  • Checked in patients, took patient vitals, set up patient rooms, and performed other office tasks as needed.
  • Assist physician in patient visits and surgeries by prepare patients and patient rooms for exams, treatments and minor procedures.
  • Obtained chief complaints, assisted physician with minor procedures, call in prescriptions, sterilize and prep patient rooms.
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival and after they've been seen and treated for the next patient.
  • Organize and manage patient folders, coordinate insurance, attend physician in patient rooms, and perform preparatory procedures.
  • Prepped patient rooms, assist doctor with exams, collected vital signs, filed patient charts and collected blood.
  • Schedule appointments, answer phones, patient intake, cleaned and sanitized patient rooms, and autoclave medical instruments.
  • Restock patient rooms with personal hygiene items, such as towels, washcloths, soap, or toilet paper.
  • Ensured the cleanliness, sanitation and maintenance of all patient rooms, and assisting with patient's personal needs.
  • Back Office: Giving immunizations, height and weight, vision test, hearing test, prepping patient rooms.
  • Assisted the doctor in the patient rooms by setting up, cleaning up and delivering tools during procedures.

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25. Insurance Forms

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Here's how Insurance Forms is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Performed various administrative tasks including scheduling appointment, processing bill payments, maintaining inventory records, and validation of insurance forms.
  • Provided clerical support to office staff including, filing patient charts, ensuring patient medical history and insurance forms completed appropriately.
  • Scheduled appointments, recorded billing records and other medical records, completed insurance forms and verification of insurance.
  • Prepared insurance forms and entered patient information into the office computer system.
  • Filed insurance forms, arranged and organized hospital admissions and laboratory services.
  • Handle insurance forms and agencies performing accounts receivable/payable and treatment approvals.
  • Assisted physician in clinic and completed medical and insurance forms and documents
  • Completed insurance forms, performed and analyzed daily laboratory tests.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations / co-payments and completed insurance forms.
  • Prepared, assisted and accurately completed all insurance forms.
  • Prepared medical correspondence and completed insurance forms for patients.
  • Verified and completed insurance forms and other required documents.
  • Completed and submitted insurance forms assuring appropriate authorizations.
  • Filed medical reports and insurance forms appropriately.
  • Verify insurance eligibility completing insurance forms.
  • Scheduled appointments and completed insurance forms.
  • Interviewed patients, handled insurance forms, scheduled and confirmed patient diagnostic appointments, Answered telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff
  • Complete administrative tasks such as filing patient charts and ensuring patient medical history and insurance forms are completed correctly as well.
  • Displayed clerical skills in filing medical records, appointment scheduling, financial management; billing, collections, and insurance forms.
  • Performed medical office duties such as answering phones, checking in patients, completing insurance forms, and reminding of appointments.

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26. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared patients for examinations, recorded medical histories, and assisted physicians during examinations and minor surgical procedures.
  • Assisted in minor surgical procedures, gave injections and prepared and administered medications as directed by a physician.
  • Prepared injections, instruments and equipment for proper diagnosis and surgical procedures according to specific physician guidelines.
  • Assist provider with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.
  • Observed doctor-patient interaction, in-office procedures, and surgical procedures at Chester County Hospital.
  • Assist provider with minor surgical procedures and setting up appropriate supplies needed using aseptic/sterile technique
  • Obtained and coordinated medical history of patients and assisted in surgical procedures.
  • Educate patients on treatment/surgical procedures, medications, nutrition and Physician instruction.
  • Provide patient education to patients and to family members regarding surgical procedures.
  • Assist physician with inpatient minor surgical procedures and primarily for skin conditions.
  • Assist with in-office surgical procedures including ultrasound assisted biopsies and examinations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of surgical procedures, instruments and equipment.
  • Assisted nurses and physicians with physical examinations and minor surgical procedures.
  • Assisted physicians and nurse practitioners with medical and surgical procedures.
  • Provided assistance in surgical procedures and care for post-operative wounds.
  • Assisted Physician with procedures, surgical procedures practicing sterile technique.
  • Assisted physician with outpatient surgical procedures and maintaining drug closet.
  • Prepare patients for minor surgical procedures and delivered injections.
  • Scheduled patients for surgical procedures according to surgeon direction.
  • Assisted physician assistant during out-patient surgical procedures as well.

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27. Medical Supplies

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Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained inventory control of all medications, interacting with pharmaceuticals representatives and ordering of all medical supplies.
  • Administered/educated 24hr blood pressure monitoring, ordered medical supplies, maintained charts/records, general office duties.
  • Check expiration dates on all medications and medical supplies disposing appropriately as per institution policy.
  • Sterilize medical instruments, dispose of contaminated medical supplies and perform basic laboratory tests.
  • Worked one on one with Hepatitis patients Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
  • Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications also performed inventory of such items.
  • Managed, ordered, and performed regular inventory of departmental medical supplies.
  • Maintained office inventory and ordered medical supplies, vaccinations and materials.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments inventoried and ordered medical supplies and materials.
  • Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications in the operating room.
  • Purchased medications, medical supplies, maintaining effective inventory control.
  • Control and supervise immunization and medical supplies inventory and ordering.
  • Cleaned examination rooms, ordered medical supplies and materials/inventory.
  • Prepare patient for medical examination and replenish medical supplies.
  • Managed drug inventory and ordered medical supplies and materials.
  • Prepared examination rooms and restocked medical supplies as needed.
  • Managed office and stocked medical supplies including pharmaceutical samples.
  • Performed inventory on medical supplies and re-ordered when necessary.
  • Monitored expiration dates on medical supplies and medications.
  • Managed inventory of medications and medical supplies.

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28. Schedule Patients

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Here's how Schedule Patients is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Schedule patients appointments; refill patients medications and complete prior authorizations for medications needed.
  • Summit request for authorization to insurance, schedule patients after authorization was obtained.
  • Schedule patients appointments effectively in a professional and timely manner.
  • Schedule patients as appropriate and offer appointment alternatives when necessary.
  • Monitored medical facility scheduling system to effectively schedule patients.
  • Schedule patients' appointments and initiate procedure prior authorizations.
  • Obtain insurance authorization and schedule patients for outsourced diagnostic procedures
  • Operate EKG and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic test or call medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests.
  • Answer phones, schedule patients, physical exams, prepare charts, medical coding, vital signs, injections, blood drawn
  • Schedule patients for surgery and make sure all paperwork is processed Make appointments, file and take inventory on medical supplies.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality, schedule patients through an electronic scheduling system, verify patient's benefits, and take messages.
  • Schedule patients, make referrals, call in prescriptions, answer phones, and work the copy and fax machines.
  • Greet patients, pull and file charts, schedule patients, reminder appointments, call pharmacies, and verify insurance.
  • Called medical facilities to schedule patients for tests and procedures, got authorization for tests and procedures from insurance companies.
  • Administer routine diagnostic test or call medical facility or department to schedule patients for test and assist doctors as needed.
  • Performed electrocardiograph (EKG), administered routine diagnostic test, called medical facility to schedule patients for appointments.
  • Scheduled appointments for MD as well as with medical facilities or departments to schedule patients for tests or admission.
  • Write patient notes, answer phone, clean instruments, greet patients upon arrival, and schedule patients.
  • Schedule patients for appointments with appropriate doctors as well as schedule any and all referrals from outside facilities.
  • Prepare examination rooms, schedule patients for any diagnostic testing required and all correspondence needed for specific tests.

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29. Scheduling Appointments

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Here's how Scheduling Appointments is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Performed pregnancy tests, preparing and sending out specimens for laboratory testing and scheduling appointments for office and out-patient procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency when answering phones, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, patient processing and office inventory.
  • Front office responsibilities included taking patient payments, scheduling appointments, insurance verification, and prior authorizations.
  • Facilitated and directed inpatient and outpatient inquiries by scheduling appointments, assembling charts, and verifying insurance.
  • Performed administrative duties which included answering phones, scheduling appointments, preparing and retrieving medical charts.
  • Performed administrative duties including answering telephone calls, scheduling appointments, and maintaining medical records.
  • Front desk responsibilities included answering phone lines, scheduling appointments, insurance verification and filing.
  • Demonstrated administrative duties including, answering phones, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records.
  • Handled scheduling appointments, updating patient records and educated them on procedures and medication.
  • Performed front desk responsibilities including scheduling appointments and call-in prescriptions.
  • Experienced at registering patients, scheduling appointments and surgical procedures.
  • Billed medical insurance and assisted in scheduling appointments for patients.
  • Provided customer services by scheduling appointments and filed medical records.
  • Execute daily operations of scheduling appointments.
  • Performed X-rays, charting, inventory, administrative duties, such as scheduling appointments/billing and coding and assisting the doctor with procedures
  • Assist at the front desk, answered high volume of incoming calls, taking messages, scheduling appointments and verifying insurance.
  • Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, pulling charts, verifying insurance, scheduling appointments, and coding.
  • Assist with front office duties such as scheduling appointments, filing, patient triage, answering telephones and may perform coding.
  • Front office duties including, answering telephones, following up with patients, verifying insurance, handling co-payments, rescheduling appointments.
  • Light front office and clerical duties including, but not limited to, answering phones, scheduling appointments and data entry.

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30. Treatment Procedures

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Here's how Treatment Procedures is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared patients for examination, explained treatment procedures, assisted physician with examination and minor office surgeries and procedures as needed.
  • Prepared patients/rooms for physical examinations and procedures; explained treatment procedures; sterilized equipment and properly disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Provided updated medical charts, explained patient conditions to the physician, and participated in physical examinations and treatment procedures.
  • Supported physician in performing routine examination and treatment procedures by attending patient during procedures and providing appropriate supplies and instruments.
  • Measure and record patients' vital signs, administering immunization, explaining treatment procedures and preparing patients for examination.
  • Cultivated trusting relationships with Patients by clearly explaining treatment procedures, medications, diets and physician instructions.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and managed classification manuals to locate information about diagnostic and treatment procedures performed.
  • Prepared patients/rooms for physical examinations; interviewed patients to obtain medical histories and explained treatment procedures.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients Prepared patients for diagnostic procedures Prepared examining room with instruments and equipment
  • Performed routine examination and treatment procedures including cleansing of wounds and applying medication and dressing.
  • Prepare patients for examination, present during examination/treatment to assist the physician in treatment procedures.
  • Participated in physical examinations and treatment procedures such us Thyroid biopsies and ultrasound.
  • Explained treatment procedures and answered patient questions to ensure patient confidence and satisfaction.
  • Prepared patients/rooms for examinations, acquired medical histories and explained treatment procedures.
  • Explained treatment procedures, sterilized equipment and properly disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Set up and operated medical equipment used in technical treatment procedures.
  • Prepare patients for examinations and assist physicians during treatment procedures.
  • Explained treatment procedures to patients and administered injections as ordered.
  • Prepared Patient/Rooms for physical examinations and explained treatment procedures.
  • Assisted chiropractor with patient consultations for treatment procedures.

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31. Vital Statistics

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Here's how Vital Statistics is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Collect patient data and maintains records of vital statistics and physiological/biological information in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.
  • Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics, and promptly collaborated with medical facilities/departments for patient scheduling and admission.
  • Completed intensive cross-training in Endocrinology Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics and other information-such as test results-in patient medical records.
  • Documented vital statistics, medications and medical histories and interviewed patients to procure or verify information.
  • Recorded patients medical history, obtained vital statistics, and assisted with minor surgical procedures.
  • Maintained patient records updating medical insurance and vital statistics obtained during their scheduled appointments.
  • Recorded patient's medical history, vital statistics or information into medical records.
  • Chart patients' medical history, vital statistics and information with medical terminology.
  • Prepared patients for examination, recorded vital statistics, and assessed medical history.
  • Recorded test results and vital statistics, administered prescribed treatment and medication.
  • Document medical history, vital statistics and medications into electronic medical records.
  • Documented relevant daily patient information and vital statistics utilizing Electronic Medical Record.
  • Record patient s'medical history, vital statistics and information.
  • Record medical history and vital statistics in medical records.
  • Perform physical exams including vital statistics and visual acuity.
  • Recorded patients vital statistics and information for medical records.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and vital statistics.
  • Prepared patients for surgery and recorded vital statistics.
  • Performed injections and obtained patient vital statistics.

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32. Lab Results

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Here's how Lab Results is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Initiated referrals and prior authorizations, communicated lab results to patients.
  • Organized and prioritized critical lab results in addition to lab management.
  • Communicate lab results and other pertinent medical information to patients.
  • Discussed/informed patients of lab results and diagnostic study findings.
  • Maintained information regarding time sensitive specimen and lab results.
  • Communicated lab results and other diagnostic procedures to patients.
  • Communicate with laboratories regarding lab results for patients.
  • Communicated test/lab results as directed by a physician.
  • Communicated pregnancy lab results to patients.
  • Schedule appointments, follow up on missed appointments and contact patients by phone to report lab results or change in medications.
  • Assist with the charts, checking medication refills and calling patients with lab results as well as calling in new prescriptions.
  • Manage process for ensuring patients are notified of all lab results on a timely basis and satisfactorily answering patient medical questions.
  • Front office- Answer incoming calls, return messages, check and return e-mails, EHR, and obtain lab results.
  • Called patients to give lab results or any other information the physician wanted me to pass along to the patient.
  • Front office duties including answering phones, making appointments, taking verbal lab results, charting, filing and faxing.
  • Call to patients to relay lab results as well as important information such as setting up surgical and medical appointments.
  • Register patients, schedule appointments, answer calls, transfer calls and send out normal lab results letters to patients.
  • Document into Electronic Health Records, answered Telephone calls for Medication refills, Lab results and protocols for patient Referrals.
  • Reviewed all lab work, organized and maintained lab forms, scanning and data entry of all lab results.
  • Contacted patients with lab results, assisted phone callers with problems, scheduled appointments for new and existing patients.

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33. Medical Procedures

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Here's how Medical Procedures is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Prepare and assist with patient examinations and minor medical procedures, including cleaning/sanitizing instruments, maintaining exam rooms and stocking supplies.
  • Explained medical procedures to patients, called in prescriptions to pharmacies, collected laboratory specimens, and sterilized medical instruments.
  • Obtain vital signs, administer immunizations and medication, obtain laboratory specimens and assist physicians with medical procedures.
  • Prepared patients for examination and assisted physicians with medical procedures, including biopsies and fine needle aspirations.
  • Explained medical procedures to patients, collected laboratory specimens, removed sutures, and sterilized medical instruments.
  • Prepared patients and parents for examinations and medical procedures and provided assistance to physician during exam.
  • Communicated effectively and translated for doctors to patients ensuring medical procedures were understood and completed correctly.
  • Follow Back/Front Office Procedures, assisting physician with necessary medical procedures as well as administrative duties.
  • Collaborated with pharmacies and insurance companies to seek prior authorizations for medications and medical procedures.
  • Participate and advocate during the medical procedures performed by medical providers and other health services.
  • Carried out referral authorizations through insurances for authorization of medical procedures and specialist referrals.
  • Assisted with medical procedures including minor surgery, radiation therapy, laser and cryosurgery.
  • Maintained supplies necessary for medical procedures and packed and sterilized instruments for medical procedures.
  • Assisted physician with various medical procedures, preparing referrals and requested prescriptions from pharmacies.
  • Performed daily responsibilities assisting physician with medical procedures and provided care to patients.
  • Provided automation support for medical procedures, patient documentation and patient care plans.
  • Verify eligibility and benefits, obtained prior authorization for medications and medical procedures.
  • Assisted physician during exams and provided patient education for certain medical procedures.
  • Communicate medical procedures to patients in layman's terms to facilitate understanding.
  • Prepared written orders for medical procedures in preparation for Physician signature.

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34. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Organized patient charting and documentation, conducted patient education and patient confidentiality per OSHA and HIPAA guidelines.
  • Sterilized medical instruments and patient rooms according to OSHA safety standards and regulations.
  • Maintained a clean and sanitized clinical environment according to OSHA guidelines.
  • Prevented and reduced infection by implementing and enforcing OSHA regulations.
  • Inventory control and fulfilled regulatory paperwork required by OSHA.
  • Cleaned examination rooms according to OSHA safety guidelines.
  • Conducted OSHA certified instrument sterilization.
  • Help implement practice's quality assurance and control program, maintaining compliance with HIPAA and OSHA regulations; improved patient care/satisfaction.
  • Update OSHA regulations; review them with new hires, doctors, and staff, Prepare pathology reports and complete appeals.
  • Followed OSHA and CLIA Guidelines for Patient Safety, Staff Safety, Medical Records/Documentation, and Proper disposal of BIO/Sharps.
  • Applied quality assurance and control program worked hard to ensure to fall in line with HIPAA, CLIA and OSHA regulations
  • Make a work plain that follows all plant and company safety operations procedures and be in the OSHA guide lines.
  • Helped implement and maintain quality assurance and control program which ensured compliance with HIPAA, CLIA and OSHA regulations.
  • Maintain exam rooms, order supplies and ensure cleanliness while adhering to policies and guidelines as mandated by OSHA.
  • Maintained equipment for clinic, reporting malfunctions to supervisory team and cleaning equipment in compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Addressed Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Universal Precautions, Infection Control and documentation criteria.
  • Inventory of supplies and medication, disposed of expired medications and hazardous waste in accordance with OSHA guidelines.
  • Enforce practice's quality assurance and control program; ensuring compliance with HIPAA, CLIA and OSHA regulations.
  • Back office responsibilities, obtaining patient's vitals, setting up exam rooms while meeting OSHA regulations.
  • Maintain compliance with OSHA and HIPAA standards and any other regulations or guidelines for the clinical setting.

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35. PAP Smears

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Here's how PAP Smears is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Back Office- vital signs, weight, ECG, pain machine exams, pap smears, B12 injections, lab requisitions.
  • Assist physician with procedures such as: sutures, vasectomy, pap smears, annual exams, and child wellness exams.
  • Assisted with minor medical procedures - including wound care, pap smears, suture removal, and other urgent matters.
  • Assisted clinicians with pap smears, IUD placement, stress tests, heavy bleeding, fetus loss, dye exams.
  • Take vitals, assess patients, EHR, EMR, administer vaccinations, assist with PAP smears and other procedures.
  • Assist in pap smears and help obtain vaginal cultures as well as assisting in rectal exams and performing FOBT testing.
  • Worked closely with three doctors assisting with Pap smears, ordering X-rays/labs, calling patients with results from prior tests.
  • Prepared lab specimens and notified patients of lab results from screening tests such as Pap smears, ultrasounds, mammograms.
  • Assist physician with procedures, pap smears, prepare and clean patient rooms, urinalysis and sterilization of instruments.
  • Assist nurse practitioner in daily routines; assist with STD s cultures, Pap Smears, and maternity check-ups.
  • Assisted with in-office procedures such as pap smears, lesion removals, wart removals, and ingrown toenail extractions.
  • Assisted in the collection of over 1000 lab cultures, 500 pap smears and over 25 other clinic procedures.
  • Assist with cyst removals, pap smears, IUD placement or removal, skin biopsy, and ultrasounds.
  • Administered immunizations, injections, performed finger sticks to test blood sugar levels and assisted with pap smears.
  • Back office, filing, taking vitals, stock rooms, helped set up ultrasound and pap smears.
  • Assisted physicians with minor surgical procedures including punch biopsies and maintaining appropriate logs of biopsies and pap smears.
  • Fill out paperwork to send urine cultures, throat cultures, and pap smears to an outside laboratory.
  • Charred pertinent data in patient's records, maintaining abnormal pap smears records and scheduled follow up testing.
  • Assist with physical examinations, pap smears, treatment room procedures, wound care and dressing changes.
  • Assisted doctors with pap smears, minor surgeries, billing, answering phones also stocking/ ordering supplies.

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36. Externship

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Here's how Externship is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Received Medical Assistant Program Certificate for the successful completion of program requirements for the externship program.
  • Completed a 200 hour externship applying clinical and administrative medical assisting to improve patient experience.
  • Implemented evaluation devices of student learning and externship experience to measure progress and competency.
  • Provided coordination of externship sites and contract negotiations with regional clinics and hospitals.
  • Hired temporarily after completing an externship with General and Internal Medicine physicians.
  • Managed externship program completion of Medical Assistant completion hours for graduation.
  • Hired as medical assistant within busy medical office after externship.
  • Completed a rigorous Externship training with a busy medical facility.
  • Completed 160 clinical hours during externship assignment with general physicians.
  • Completed all academic clinical externship hours for Medical Assisting Degree
  • Supervised externships from community college Medical Assisting programs.
  • Completed externship at a new endocrinology practice.
  • Hired following outstanding achievements during training externship.
  • Coordinate internship/externship placement for senior students.
  • Position was temporary for externship.
  • Completed externship here at pediatric office
  • Completed 200-hour Medical Assistant Externship/ Hired
  • Completed a 7-week externship, where I greet and prepare patients for their visit by directing them to the exam room.
  • Completed 180 hour externship (Front and Back Office Medical Assistant) utilizing my skills for patient preparation for medical appointments.
  • Worked here for 6 weeks (180 hours) as a Medical Assistant for externship for MA certificate from Milan Institute.

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37. Suture Removal

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Here's how Suture Removal is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in minor in office procedures, administered medication, staple/suture removal and patient discharge.
  • Assisted physicians with exam/treat patients/handling of instruments, injections and suture removal.
  • Assist with biopsy, cosmetic treatments/procedures, post-operative visits including suture removal.
  • Suture removal, assisted with incision/draining and packing open wounds
  • Assisted medical professionals in surgery and accomplished suture removal.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations, injections and suture removal.
  • Suture removal, observed Doctor performing patient physical.
  • Performed suture removal, injections and immunizations.
  • Suture removal and various lab procedures
  • Assisted doctor with minor surgeries such as cyst removals, toe nail removals, suture removals, mole removals and biopsies.
  • Back office- assisted in suture removal, prepped rooms, and assisted in surgery and other requests by the doctor.
  • Performed wound care, ace bandaging, cast placement, cast removal, and suture removal procedures including staple removal.
  • Assist doctor with any in office procedures; Surgeries; Suture removal; Take patient vitals; Assist front desk.
  • Certified medical assistant duties like schedule maintenance, patient care, customer service, suture removal and in office procedures.
  • Assisted physician with minor surgical procedures such as catheters, suture removal, wart removals, and drainage of wounds.
  • Assisted providers in conducting minor surgical procedures including infant circumcisions, skin cyst removal, suturing wounds and suture removal.
  • Shadowed surgeon and assisted in daily tasks such as casting, splints, suture removal, and clinic/surgery scheduling.
  • Provided patients with triage care, suture removal, intake processing, and training in wound and cast care.
  • Administered Medications and Injections, Referrals, Assisted in procedures (Catheters, Circumcisions, and suture removal)
  • Scheduled appointments, vision acuity, throat cultures, suture removal, injections, vital signs, processed referrals

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38. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
  • Assisted medical staff in billing, updating medical records, and adhering to HIPAA requirements-completed while maintaining exceptional customer service.
  • Assisted with answering the telephone and provided information as requested in accordance with all HIPAA and confidentiality regulations.
  • Scheduled patient procedures and worked with attorneys in acquiring patient medical records according to requirements of HIPAA guidelines.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in taking patient medical history and any medical-related forms while ensuring HIPAA and JCAHO regulations.
  • Maintained strict confidentiality related to medical records and other health information according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintained strict HIPAA compliance and delivered psychological first aid and utilized crisis intervention skills.
  • Maintained patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA Privacy Rule for all medical information.
  • Maintained all medical records securely and accurately in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Demonstrated the ability to handle personal patient information according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Follow HIPAA guidelines to allow privacy and security for patient medical information.
  • Maintained patient charts and confidential medical information in accordance to HIPAA guidelines.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality, including HIPAA and practice specific compliance guidelines.
  • Handled confidential information with discretion according to all HIPAA regulations.
  • Verified insurance coverage and ensured compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintained strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.
  • Generated and distributed patients records/reports per HIPAA guidelines.
  • Protected patient confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality by adhering to HIPAA regulations.

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39. Greeting Patients

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Here's how Greeting Patients is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Job duties front office greeting patients checking eligibility answering phones uploading documents medical records getting patients charts ready calling in prescription.
  • Provided professional customer service by greeting patients/parents in polite, prompt, helpful manner and providing any necessary instructions or directions.
  • Provided professional customer service by promptly greeting patients, answering phones and scheduling accurate appointments in a fast paced environment.
  • Performed progressive clerical tasks including greeting patients, scheduling appointments, updating demographic information and handling protected health information.
  • Assisted with administrative tasks which included answering telephones, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, and performing bookkeeping responsibilities.
  • Front office duties included greeting patients, surgery scheduling and preparing required documents for surgery and insurance verification.
  • Performed administrative and front desk duties, including answering telephones, greeting patients and delivering laboratory services.
  • Front office-greeting patients, insurance verification, collecting co-pays, submitting insurance referrals, scheduling patients.
  • Provide excellent customer service in greeting patients and maintain front-desk general operations.
  • Manage reception area, greeting patients/visitors.
  • Assisted the Chevron Medical Clinic by greeting patients, pulling charts, receiving mail and distributing, answered phones and filing.
  • Answer incoming calls, greeting patients and visitors, ordering supplies, create invoices, sort mail, bookkeeping and billing.
  • Work in the front office taking care of tasks such as answering phone calls and greeting patients as they enter the facility
  • Front office: greeting patients, answering phones, scheduling appointments, verify medical insurances, prep and file patient charts.
  • Provided efficient and caring client service by greeting patients, sensitively preparing them for procedures, and assisting doctors during exams.
  • Performed daily receptionist duties, including addressing concerns of inbound callers, filling, greeting patients and accepting and reconciling payments.
  • Front office duties including but not limited to greeting patients, scheduling appointments, collecting insurance information as well as payments.
  • Perform administrative duties including greeting patients, answer incoming calls, fielding questions, and directing them to the appropriate person.
  • Provide telephone and office support including faxing and filing, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, and maintaining office medical files.
  • Handled medical front desk duties such as, computerized and manual scheduling, greeting patients and data entry of insurance information.

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40. PFT

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Here's how PFT is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Performed and report on testing as ordered by provider such as DPM's, Flo-check's, PFT's and EKG's
  • Performed vital signs, eye and hearing exams, performed PFT's, ear lavage, and suture removals.
  • Performed pulmonary function tests (PFT) and electrocardiograms (EKG), recording data for physician.
  • Performed Blood draws, injections, PFT, EKG, Vitals, Prepare lab requisitions and specimens.
  • Request necessary testing such as bronchial challenge, biopsy, sleep study, PFT, etc.
  • Performed allergy tests and PFT testing on patients as well as administering sub Q allergy shots.
  • Perform EKG, Doppler, and PFT tests, Prepare treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Performed physical examinations, EKG's, PFT's, vision tests and audiology tests.
  • Provide physician assistance; take patient vital signs, EKG's, PFT's and injections
  • Performed PFT, EKG, routine immunizations and blood draws on the pediatric patient.
  • Perform Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) on all asthma patients every 6 months.
  • Operate PFT, EKG, Bone Density Scan, and administer routine diagnostic tests.
  • Preformed EKG testing, PFT testing, x-rays and bone density testing in office.
  • Perform EKG's, PFT testing, injections, TB testing, urinalysis.
  • Performed various testing to including EKG, PFT, urinalysis and glucose testing.
  • Performed EKG's, PFT's, Auditory and Visual acuity testing.
  • Perform DOT Physical, Regular Physical, Audio, PFT, X-Rays.
  • Performed home visitation testing to patient performing EKG's and PFT's.
  • Typed interpretations of PFT's and sent out to referring physicians.
  • Worked with (PFT) Pulmonary Function test measuring lung capacities.

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41. EHR

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Here's how EHR is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in initiating and implementing EHR for practice, including uploading patient information and providing information to the company
  • Reviewed and updated medical history in electronic medical record, SammyEHR.
  • Assist physician throughout his work day and chart patient encounters in real-time using EHR and existing templates along with building templates.
  • Obtained signatures for consents, entered diagnostic testing results, and any communication between provider and patient into patients EHR.
  • Front office work including computer skills, EMR and EHR, answering multiple line phones, filing, paper work.
  • Served as designated Super User to provide first tier support for EHR documentation to other Back Office Staff and Providers.
  • Utilized electronic health record (EHR) to register, schedule, document patient medical history, orders and results.
  • Verify purpose of visit with the patient and record medical history in the Electronic Health Record system (EHR).
  • Obtain vitals and performs routine patient intake, directs patient flow and performs and documents patient history in Epic EHR.
  • Greeted patients, guided them into the appropriate exam room, obtained vital signs and inputted data into EHR.
  • General office duties included: Phones, scheduling appointments using EHR system, input information in patient files electronically.
  • Document all information in EHR and state database; provide all proper forms to patients to be filled out.
  • Well versed with the GRITS and Newborn Screening websites, as well as NextGen EHR and scheduling systems.
  • Manage their work Outlook Calendars with call/time off and vacation schedules as well as the company EHR/EPM system.
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, or correspondence, using EHR system such as Practice Fusion.
  • Hired with responsibility of the EHR protocol development, implementation, and education for providers and office personnel.
  • Answered phones, made referrals, got authorizations, billed insurances, worked with EHR and Athena Scheduling.
  • Identify patients DOB, address, and phone number, Take patient vitals and record in EHR system.
  • Verify accuracy of patients insurance and records, and make changes as necessary and input data into EHR.
  • Close charts under physician supervision, ICD-9, laboratory data and EHR Modules to assure proper compliance.

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42. Sterilize Instruments

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Here's how Sterilize Instruments is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment, properly dispose of sharps, soiled medical protective/care materials.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments/ dispose of contaminated supplies/materials according to OSHA standards.
  • Drape patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment/clean and sterilize instruments.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments, administered medications, injections, and immunizations.
  • Sterilize instruments using autoclaves and chemical disinfectants to maintain accepted standards.
  • Disinfected and/or sterilize instruments and equipment used in treatment or procedures.
  • Sterilize instruments and ensure cleanliness and availability of other instruments.
  • Sterilize instruments and properly dispose of contaminated materials.
  • Prepared lab specimens and sterilize instruments.
  • Sterilize instruments used in in-office procedure.
  • Utilized autoclave to sterilize instruments.
  • Prepare exam rooms, sanitize, assists Physician with inside surgical procedures, clean and sterilize instruments/dispose of contaminated medical supplies.
  • Administer medication, medication refilled send to pharmacy, test/ lab results, clean and sterilize instruments, order supplies.
  • Prepare patients and room for examination, sterilize instruments, schedule and receive patients, manage phone and written communication.
  • Prepare Exam Rooms and Treatments, Vital Signs, Clean and Sterilize Instruments, and use of Electronic Medical Records,
  • Stock exam room supplies and pharmaceutical samples, sterilize instruments, and return calls to patients regarding biopsy results.
  • Back office duties (Set up patient rooms, clean & sterilize instruments, patient vitals, data entry)
  • Verify insurance, assist patients with hearing tests, prep instruments for procedures as well as sterilize instruments.
  • Assist providers in minor surgical procedures, set up sterile surgical field and clean up and sterilize instruments.
  • Sterilize instruments, clean exam rooms after each patient, stock exam rooms, and replenish lab supplies.

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43. Drug Refills

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Here's how Drug Refills is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Educated patients on specific medical issues and medications within established guidelines, authorized prescription drug refills as directed by the physician.
  • Administered injections| EKG's| Recorded vital signs| Authorized prescription drug refills| In charge of ordering supplies and vaccines| Patient reception and registration|
  • Prepared and administered medications, authorized drug refills Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Disposed contaminated supplies, sterilized medical instruments, administered medications and authorized drug refills as directed.
  • Assisted physicians during examinations and under physician supervision I administered medications and authorized drug refills.
  • Prepared and managed medications approved drug refills, telephoned in prescriptions to a pharmacy.
  • Prepared/administered medications, authorize/phone drug refills and prescriptions to pharmacy per M.D.
  • Authorize drug refills per physician and provided detailed information to pharmacies.
  • Authorized drug refills as directed, telephoned and electronically transcribed medications.
  • Authorized drug refills by protocol and obtained prior authorizations as needed.
  • Authorized drug refills following protocol and obtain prior authorization when appropriate.
  • Assisted physicians during examinations; authorized drug refills as directed.
  • Authorize drug refills and initiate prior authorization on patient medications.
  • Authorized drug refills and assisted with prior authorizations of medication.
  • Authorized drug refills as directed, and submitted prior authorizations
  • Authorized drug refills and communicated accurately with pharmacies.
  • Authorized drug refills and provide information to pharmacist.
  • Instructed patients about medications and special diets, prepared and administered medications, authorized drug refills as directed by the physicians.
  • Answer the telephones, schedule patient appointments, administer injections, and authorize drug refills, as directed by provider.
  • Collected blood, draw medications, took vital signs, scheduled appointments, authorized drug refills, and gave shots.

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44. Rooms Neat

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Here's how Rooms Neat is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Prepare examination rooms, keep rooms neat and clean, collect blood or other laboratory specimens, prepare and administer vaccines.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat, clean, and organized per the physicians' standards.
  • Prepare treatment rooms keeping the exam rooms neat and clean, interview patients to obtain medical information and past medical history.
  • Perform various medical assistant functions such as, prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Prepared lab specimens for pick-up Prior authorizations for insurance coverage Prepared exam rooms for patients, keeping rooms neat and clean
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations, keep rooms neat and clean as well as fully stocked of necessary supplies.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean before and after being seen by physician.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations and procedures, kept the rooms neat and clean and stocked with necessary supplies.
  • Keep exam rooms neat and stocked with necessary supplies and educational materials, monitoring supply levels and re-ordering as necessary.
  • Arrange examining-room instruments and equipment, purchase and maintain supplies and equipment, and keeping exam rooms neat and clean.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean., Medical Records and Health Information Technician
  • Arrange examining-room instruments and equipment, prepare sterilization as required, and keep examining rooms neat and clean.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean: fully stocked with necessary equipment.
  • Arranged exam room and equipment, maintained supplies and equipment, and kept exam rooms neat and clean.
  • Arrange examining-room, instruments and equipment, maintain supply s stocked, examining rooms neat and clean.
  • Back Office responsibilities: Prepared, stocked, sterilize and keep the patient rooms neat and clean.
  • Prepared treatment room, stock and maintain supplies and equipment, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patients examination, keeping the rooms neat, clean and sterilize proper tools.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies, kept the rooms neat and clean.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patient's examinations in addition to keeping the rooms neat and clean.

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45. Internal Medicine

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Here's how Internal Medicine is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted physicians of Internal Medicine with patient care and organization tasks including education and chart and scheduling management.
  • Coordinated physician and hospital communication for board certified pulmonary, sleep, hospital and internal medicine physicians.
  • Demonstrated flexibility in working between several medical concentrations such as pediatrics, internal medicine, and orthopedics.
  • Provided customer service to patients within the Internal Medicine/Family Medicine, Pediatric and Sports Medicine dept.
  • Perform administrative/clinical duties as a Certified Medical Assistant under the direction of Internal Medicine/Pediatric physicians.
  • Transitioned to Family Medicine and eventually Internal Medicine assisting HIV and Infectious Disease specialist.
  • Worked with internal medicine physician and performed various medical office tasks.
  • Maintained efficient patient flow in a Pulmonary/Internal Medicine group practice.
  • Worked primarily Cardiology but also temporarily in Orthopedics and Internal Medicine
  • Practice specialties included Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine.
  • Support busy Internal Medicine Physician practice with direct patient care
  • Managed Vaccine inventory for an adult internal medicine practice.
  • Administered injections/immunizations to pediatric and internal medicine patients.
  • Served as Medical Assistant/Receptionist for Internal Medicine physician.
  • Worked primarily in Hematology-Oncology and Internal Medicine Clinics.
  • Provide assistance for Cardiologist and Internal Medicine Physician.
  • Provided clinical support for internal medicine office.
  • Head medical assistant for internal medicine doctors.
  • Practice specializes in Internal Medicine and Cardiology
  • Call Center Representative, Internal Medicine

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46. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Communicated with various pharmaceutical companies, and pharmacies to ensure patients received correct medications, or medical equipment for medical care.
  • Network with a multitude of outside organizations including pharmacies, medical equipment companies and insurance companies to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Monitored vital signs, lab procedures, and medication administering; sterilized and prepared all medical equipment.
  • Prepared monthly inventory as well as budgeting and purchasing of medicine and also maintenance of medical equipment.
  • Assisted doctors during procedures at distributing medical equipment as needed in an effort to increase productivity.
  • Prepared needed medical equipment for physical examinations and clinical procedures and assisted physician throughout the examinations/procedures.
  • Ordered medications and inventoried medical equipment sets and medical instruments to ensure proper treatment of patients.
  • Maintained and cleaned exam rooms and all medical equipment interviewed patients to obtain medical information.
  • Prepared examination and treatment room with necessary medical equipment and instruments within infection control guidelines.
  • Performed and recorded quality control checks on specific medical equipment and office diagnostic tests.
  • Doctor Assistant/Patient Care/Medical equipment sterilization and preparation/appointment verification and scheduling/data entry and file clerk.
  • Prepared, disinfected and sanitized patient examination rooms as well as medical equipment.
  • Prepared exam room by disinfecting any medical equipment and replenish any medical supplies.
  • Collected and processed specimens for laboratories, sterilized instruments and maintained medical equipment.
  • Monitor and conduct inventory on medical equipment and instruments for entire building.
  • Maintained a complete and accurate inventory of medical equipment including vaccinations.
  • Perform a quarterly inventory of productive use of durable medical equipment.
  • Handled and sterilize medical equipment/instruments and properly disposed of contaminated supplies.
  • Removed expired medications, medical supplies and medical equipment from clinic.
  • Sterilize Medical equipment using an autoclave, and properly position instruments.

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47. Prescription Information

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Here's how Prescription Information is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information, authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
  • Authorized drug refills, provided prescription information to pharmacies and administered medications per office protocol and as directed by the physician.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided prescription information to pharmacies as well as contact insurance companies to obtain prior authorizations for medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures medications, diets and physician's intrusions to patients/Authorized drug refills and provided prescription information to pharmacies !
  • Authorized drug refills and provided prescription information to pharmacies.-Contacted medical facilities and departments to schedule patients for testing and admissions.
  • Assisted Clinical Reimbursement team with obtaining Doctor s signatures Authorized drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Authorize prescription refills, calling in/electronically sending prescription refills to the pharmacy, provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Checked in patients for physician by collecting vital signs, prescription information and updating electronic medical record.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies under the supervision of health care providers.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Authorized drug refills, provide prescription information to pharmacies, and obtained medication authorization required by insurance.
  • Authorized drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies, verified coverage info and price on pharmaceuticals.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided prescription information to pharmacies in addition to preparing and administering them.
  • Authorized medication refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies on behalf of the ordering provider.
  • Provided health education and referrals, Authorized drug refills and provided detail prescription information to pharmacies
  • Verify insurance, obtained payments, medication refill authorizations and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Provided patients with daily wound care* Authorized drug refills and provided prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Authorize drug refills, surgery medications, and provide additional detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Authorize drug refills, prior authorizations for specialty medications and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Coordinate with physician and assist with patient drug/supplement refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.

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48. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Completed continuing education courses to maintain CPR certification while continually improving skills.
  • Introduced and coordinated annual CPR certifications and necessary training for employees.
  • Required to maintain current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Performed CPR on several individuals to receive certificate of completion.
  • Maintained current CPR/BLS certification throughout duration of employment.
  • Maintained CPR and Medical certification.
  • Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest and respond to emergency situations related to dialysis treatment.
  • Earned state nursing assistant license, assisted nurses, CPR training, provided quality care of patients, assisted training new employees
  • Involved in the teaching and mentoring staff of the Medication Certification Course and American Red Cross First Aid and CPR courses.
  • Qualified to take blood pressures, pulses, and temps give immunizations, shots, CPR, standard medical assistant duties.
  • Utilized health care software applications such as Computer Patient Record System (CPRS) to retrieve and enter patient's information.
  • Administered first aide and CPR, EKG, hearing test, stress test, pulmonary function test, inventory and supplies.
  • Completed special training in First Aid, CPR, CPI, Medication Assistant Certification, and VOA Policies & Procedures.
  • Assist with CPR, blood draw, during events such as cardiovascular arrest or extreme change in patient baseline status.
  • Supported Intensive care unit nurses, transcribed doctor's orders and certified in Basic Coronary Care and CPR.
  • Provide CPR certification training; provide First Aid certification training and AED certification training to 50 employees annually.
  • Assist, per qualifications and CPR Certifications, with emergency procedures under the direction of the physician.
  • Graduated with honors, made the deans list, medical terminology, first aid certified, CPR certified
  • Train all staff in First Aide and CPR, Handle with Care - Behavior Management System.
  • Certified in CPR and AED and responded as part of a team in many medical emergencies.

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49. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Received training for HIPPA regulations, Basic Anatomy, Medical Terminology along with medical office procedures and management.
  • Authorized medication refills and prepared and maintained patient charts for proper documentation according to HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintained strict confidentiality of all information within the facility per HIPPA regulations.
  • Adhere to university policies regarding safety, confidentiality and HIPPA guidelines.
  • Secure patient information by maintaining confidential documentation in accordance to HIPPA.
  • Maintained patient records and ensured patient confidentiality per HIPPA regulations.
  • Created and maintained confidential medical files adhering to HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintained confidentiality and patient privacy in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information within HIPPA guidelines.
  • Maintain compliance with HIPPA and patient privacy regulations meticulously.
  • Respected and maintained privacy and confidentiality per HIPPA guidelines.
  • Scheduled patient appointments and collected patient HIPPA information.
  • Maintained patient confidentiality, according to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Maintained laboratory to comply with HIPPA regulations.
  • Ensured adherence to regulatory standards, including HIPPA
  • Maintained patient confidentiality/complied with HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintained patient confidentiality using HIPPA guidelines.
  • Created chart notes rapidly, ordered labs and imaging, and faxed patient records using NexGen EMR while following HIPPA protocol.
  • Assisted in emergency situations, translation (Spanish), training personnel, and complied with HIPPA and OSHA regulations.
  • Ensured all practices to quality assurance related to the job and compliance with HIPPA, CLIA, and OSHA regulations.

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50. Family Practice

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Here's how Family Practice is used in Medical Assistant jobs:
  • Trained junior co-workers in all family practice occupational activities as the lead training supervisor after excelling in all necessary subjects.
  • Back office manager in family practice Performed daily operation of clinical labs within federal standards Educated patients about their medical conditions
  • Managed patient flow and provided clinical and administrative support for two Family Practice physicians and two nurse practitioners.
  • Fulfilled clinical coordinator duties in a Family Practice environment working with pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Provided medical assistance and patient education in a busy family practice setting for three medical doctors
  • Provide direct nursing support to multiple Family Practice Providers in an ambulatory setting.
  • Provided excellent customer service at busy primary care family practice office.
  • Assisted patients in a walk-in clinic specializing in Family Practice and Pediatrics
  • Worked in family practice performing clinical and administrative duties.
  • Worked directly under supervision of family practice physician.
  • Supported multiple providers in high-volume private family practice.
  • Provided clinical support for busy family practice physician
  • Well established, extremely busy Family Practice.
  • Provided patient support to Family Practice department.
  • Facilitated physicians at family practice office.
  • Administered blood draws, vaccines, specimen collection, and vitals, rotating between pediatrics, family practice and OB/GYN.
  • Work as needed for long or short term assignments at Pediatric, Cardiology, women's health and family practices.
  • Work in a community-based health setting that providers Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Internal Medicine, and Family Practice medical services.
  • Assisted doctors in exams and procedures, such as in OB/GYN, Family practice, Pediatrics-CHDP's and Internal Medicine.
  • Floated back office for primarily Internal Medicine and OB/GYN, spent some of my time in Optometry and Family Practice.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Medical Assistant

Patient Care15.9%
Office Supplies13.3%
Vital Signs9.8%
EKG8.3%
Medical Records7%
Exam Rooms5.7%
Laboratory Specimens5.4%
Appointment Scheduling4.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Medical Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
12.8%
12.8%
2
2
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
10.7%
10.7%
3
3
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
7.9%
7.9%
4
4
EKG
EKG
6.7%
6.7%
5
5
Medical Records
Medical Records
5.7%
5.7%
6
6
Exam Rooms
Exam Rooms
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Appointment Scheduling
Appointment Scheduling
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
3.3%
3.3%
10
10
Phone Triage
Phone Triage
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Front Desk
Front Desk
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
Urinalysis
Urinalysis
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
2%
2%
14
14
Back Office
Back Office
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Venipuncture
Venipuncture
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Test Cases
Test Cases
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Administer Medications
Administer Medications
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Prescription Refills
Prescription Refills
1%
1%
24
24
Patient Rooms
Patient Rooms
1%
1%
25
25
Insurance Forms
Insurance Forms
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Schedule Patients
Schedule Patients
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Treatment Procedures
Treatment Procedures
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Vital Statistics
Vital Statistics
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Lab Results
Lab Results
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Medical Procedures
Medical Procedures
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Osha
Osha
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
PAP Smears
PAP Smears
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Externship
Externship
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Suture Removal
Suture Removal
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Greeting Patients
Greeting Patients
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
PFT
PFT
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
EHR
EHR
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Sterilize Instruments
Sterilize Instruments
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Drug Refills
Drug Refills
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Rooms Neat
Rooms Neat
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Prescription Information
Prescription Information
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
CPR
CPR
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Hippa
Hippa
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Family Practice
Family Practice
0.4%
0.4%

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