Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist assists clinicians by taking and recording patient history, important information, scheduling appointments, and performing other clinical activities. He/She oversees the restocking and preparation of orders for medical supplies in exam rooms. Additionally, he/she performs phlebotomy procedures and injections. Medical assistants help the nurse and office manager in maintaining the medical inventory. They also help clinicians and visiting consultants manage and coordinate patients' flow during visits/appointments.
The educational requirement for this position varies by employer. However, the least is a diploma in phlebotomy with at least a year of clinical experience in a healthcare practice or a hospital. Candidates with a related certification have better chances of getting the job. Candidates must have communication, attention to detail, computer and customer service skills. You must be experienced in inventory management and must be able to connect with various types of patients.
A Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist earns about $35,355 annually - their salary ranges between$25,000 and $49,000.