Top Medical Research Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Medical Research Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Medical Research Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.4% of Medical Research Assistant resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Medical Research Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Medical Research 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 Research Assistant jobs:
  • Recognized for providing exceptional patient care, maintaining a calm demeanor and reacting effectively in emergency situations.
  • Helped implement practices quality assurance for the Imaging Department improving patient care satisfaction.
  • Facilitated patient care by scheduling accurate appointments.
  • Assist the physician, physician assistant, nursing team in ensuring optimal patient care and smooth daily functioning of the office.
  • Expressed ideas and recommendations clearly and effectively both orally and in writing, regarding patient care and treatment.
  • Document patient care activities in the medical record, assist the provider in procedures and treatments.
  • Organized training of health workers and traditional birth attendants in safe skills in patient care.
  • Assisted doctor in patient care and removed sutures and wound care.
  • Provided direct patient care and carry out physician's treatment plan
  • Provided high-quality patient care in a fast paced oncology practice.
  • Evaluated HIV positive patients and formulated patient care plan.
  • Assist doctor will all aspects of patient care.
  • Assisted orthopedic surgeons with clinical patient care.
  • Assist three MDs as well as PA and NP team in ensuring optimal patient care and smooth daily functioning of office.
  • Trained for basic patient care tasks such as nebulizing treatments and preparing patients for radiology procedures and monitoring vitals post op.
  • answered phones, provided patient care as needed, and did tasks that were delegated to me.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.

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2. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in reconstructive surgery and performed basic medical and surgical procedures.
  • Assisted in special surgical procedures conducted under general anesthesia.
  • Assisted in routine surgical procedures conducted under local anesthesia.
  • Gained advanced knowledge of vascular surgical procedures.
  • Assisted the doctor with x-rays, minor surgical procedures, applying casts and the administration of injections on numerous patients.
  • Administer medication, authorize medication refills, assist in outpatient surgical procedures such as draining a ganglion cyst.
  • Assist physicians with surgical procedures, including preparing patients for various biopsies to determine diagnosis of skin cancer.
  • Assisted during surgical procedures by providing the proper tools and equipment needed to perform the process.
  • Set up and assist doctor with cast and surgical procedures, using sterile technique.
  • Assist the doctor with examinations and minor surgical procedures.
  • Set up and assisted in minor surgical procedures.
  • Assist surgical procedures and called in prescriptions.
  • Assisted with and observed surgical procedures.
  • Assisted with surgical and non-surgical procedures; Maintained clinical documentation through hand written scribing; Heavy triage; Instrumentation
  • Observed surgical procedures which included endoscopic, ophthalmologic, and general surgical cases.
  • Prepared patients tor exams, Performed many aspects of surgical procedures.
  • Schedule and pre-certify in-patient and out- patient surgical procedures and testing.
  • Register new patients in Centricity Schedule surgical procedures, calendar of clinic days and operating room into computerized scheduler.
  • Assist doctor with minor surgical procedures appropriate in a clinical setting.

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3. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Processed and shipped laboratory specimens.
  • Processed lab work and maintained accurate shipments and log of laboratory specimens.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Handle laboratory specimens/ordering laboratory supplies.
  • Collected and prepared laboratory specimens and perform basic laboratory tests, disposed of contaminated supplies, and sanitized medical instruments.
  • Prepare laboratory specimens and sometimes perform basic laboratory tests, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments.

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4. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Demonstrated proficiency in taking patient medical histories and vital signs as well as scheduling, injections and various diagnostic procedures
  • Job responsibility included taking brief patient medical history and obtain vital signs.
  • Assist with 40+ patients daily; measure and record vital signs including height, weight, temperature, and blood pressure.
  • Perform routine tasks and procedures such as measuring patients' vital signs, administering medications and injections.
  • Check all Vital Signs and obtain any new concerns they want to discuss with the physician.
  • Interviewed geriatric patients, measured vital signs, and recorded information on patients' charts.
  • Showed patients to exam room and interviewed to obtain medical information and vital signs.
  • Administered injections, vital signs, excellent patient care, and excellent office maintenance.
  • Administered vaccines, monitored patient's vital signs, and documented for our records.
  • Obtained patient's vital signs and prepared their respective lab kit and requisition form.
  • Obtain records and report vital signs and any other pertinent patient information to physician.
  • Obtain vital signs, administer approved medications under the provider's direction.
  • Take Vital Signs and prepare patients to be seen by Doctor.
  • Prepared patients for examination, obtained vital signs and chef complaints.
  • Utilized EHR to record information and record vital signs.
  • Checked in patients recorded patient vital signs.
  • Monitor vital signs and for adverse events.
  • Perform numerous healthcare-related duties, including monitoring patient vital signs and medication.
  • Supported medical staff by handling initial patient testing, including performing venipuncture, collecting urine and feces and obtaining vital signs.
  • Obtain and document patient vital signs including temperature, blood pressure, respirations, pulse, weight, and height.

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5. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Performed EKG Administered Vaccinations Equipment Sterilization
  • Administered Pulmonary Function Tests and EKG's.
  • Performed tests (EKG's), as per protocol.
  • Drug testing (urine or mouth swabbing) EKG.
  • Performed patient intake care, vital signs *Venipuncture and EKG *Medical office duties *Assisting physician with stress testing and patient procedures
  • Performed Cardiac Stress Tests, EKG's, 24 hour Holter and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors.
  • Performed EKG's, phlebotomy, vital signs, and patient teaching.
  • Performed routing EKG's Chest x-rays and assisted with sigmoidoscopies.
  • Performed EKGS, CXRAYS, GXTS, HOLTER MONITORS and PHLEBOTOMY.
  • Performed stress tests, tilt table tests and EKGs.
  • Front and Back office, EKGs, PT/INR
  • Assisted with procedures, such as Pap smears, EKGs, Endometrial biopsies, ultrasounds, pregnancy and well-baby checkups.
  • Perform many vital sign measurements Perform variety of medical procedures such as stitch removal, EKGs, injections, etc.
  • scheduled all procedures like echois and ekgs for the patients.
  • Assist Dr Lochner with patient care Blood Draw/EKG/Referrals/Messages Practice Partner Software
  • Collect vitals, Phlebotomy, EKG, Assist with meal, Assist with room assignments.
  • Take and record patients' vitals and EKGs, spirometer, 24 hour Holter monitor, blood testing, Versaform.

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6. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Updated and maintained over 200 patients chart/documented patients' medical history, vital statistics, and test results in medical records.
  • Front and back office, schedule appointments, answering telephones, greeting patients, updating and filing patients' medical records
  • Filed and copied medical records, called in prescription refills, and informed patients of their test results.
  • Performed under the Advice of MD Electrocardiograms, and Pulmonary Function Tests, and medical records management.
  • Abstracted HIV related information from medical records and incorporated information into city software program (SPSS).
  • Reviewed medical records daily to compare laboratory results, return phone calls, and chart advice given.
  • Pull medical records for patient's appointment and ensure all required documentations are in the chart.
  • File medical paperwork, and medical records, and any other administrative duties as required.
  • Secured appointments and visited physicians offices to review and copy medical records for HEDIS project.
  • Complete, record and scan all requests for copies of medical records from patients.
  • Scheduled appointments, maintained X-ray and other medical records, and completed insurance forms.
  • Assisted with medical records, filing, and assisted in patient check in.
  • Set up (EMR) Electronic Medical Records, HR/ Payroll Duties.
  • Screen patients' medical records for eligibility to participate in the study.
  • Manage office procedures and maintain medical records for all patients on site.
  • Send medical records to outside facilities while maintaining patient HIPAA rights.
  • Maintain meticulous patient records on paper and with Electronic Medical Records.
  • Obtain patients medical records, insurance authorization and co-pays.
  • Use of electronic medical records (epic).
  • Fast-paced updating of a database of medical records.

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7. Exam Rooms

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Here's how Exam Rooms is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained inventory/stocking of supplies in exam rooms and assisted physicians with daily patient encounter as well as procedures.
  • Collected bio-hazard bags, monitored and replaced sharps containers when needed, stocked exam rooms and the lab.
  • Assist with all doctors needs includes injections vital signs setting up exam rooms and some computer skills.
  • Take patients to exam rooms as well as get patients weight, and administer blood pressure.
  • Checked in patients to exam rooms and took relevant patient histories and vitals.
  • Assisted patient's to exam rooms, took vital signs and specimen collections.
  • Maintained clean and orderly exam rooms, hallways and work areas.
  • Maintain clean exam rooms, Stock and prepare exam rooms.
  • Ensured maintenance of medical equipment and cleanliness of exam rooms.
  • Sterilize instruments, clean and restock exam rooms.
  • Assisted physician with all patients in exam rooms.
  • Cleaned and stock all exam rooms daily.
  • Keep exam rooms neat and stocked.
  • Assisted physician in physical exam rooms.
  • progress notes, completing patient stipend requests, keeping exam rooms clean and stocked and working with pharmaceutical employees during monitoring visits
  • Check in patients, take patients back to exam rooms, register patients to have labs, xrays, etc.

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8. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Perform telephone interviews, obtained consents, scheduled appointments for physical exams and perform Phlebotomy.
  • Performed phlebotomy in satellite clinics.
  • Performed phlebotomy and administered vaccines.
  • Performed and reviewed daily QC, created and maintained Policies & Procedures, phlebotomy and other sample collecting method.
  • Performed phlebotomy, specimen collection, processing, and preparation for shipping for clinical trials and two-doctor practice.
  • Perform phlebotomy functions including, collecting, labeling and processing patient's specimens for testing.
  • Assist in phlebotomy procedures and in the lab.
  • Assisted with Vital's, Phlebotomy, and Urine Analysis Performed sterile techniques.

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9. Appointment Scheduling

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Here's how Appointment Scheduling is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Perform appointment scheduling and registration for patients as well as updating patient demographic and insurance information.
  • Performed typing, transcription, filing, phone triage, appointment scheduling.
  • Front office: Appointment scheduling, reminders.
  • Provided general office support including contacting pharmacy/renewing prescriptions, filing, faxing, stocking examination rooms and appointment scheduling and confirmations.
  • Provided general office support including contracting pharmacy/renewing prescriptions, filing, faxing, stocking examination rooms and appointment scheduling and confirmations.
  • Front and back office Duties Include: Patient reception/registration, appointment scheduling, medical billing/insurance, customer service representative.

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10. Triage

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Here's how Triage is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Provided front line triage coverage for all incoming Serious Adverse Event reporting received via fax, mail or telephone.
  • Front office Duties: filing, faxing, coping, answering phones, triage, making pt appointments.
  • Performed triage daily including heights, weights, temperature, blood pressures, and pain levels.
  • Required to triage emergencies such as Cast problems, surgical infections and fractures.
  • Conducted intake and triage of medical histories for new and returning patients.
  • Assisted the practice with record keeping and triage of patients
  • Triaged patients vital signs, ECG's, throat swabs, medical history, and chief complaints.
  • Document and return patient phone messages, triage incoming calls, pre-certify surgical and other procedures.
  • Triaged 70 plus calls/day, coordinated appointment schedule, booked diagnostic testing and initiated referrals
  • Answered patient calls, triage phone call, assess problems and determined priorities.
  • Performed various triage duties which include vitals, Injections, etc.
  • Triaged incoming calls and then referred to physician.
  • Triaged physician emails, phone messages, prescription requests.

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11. Surgery

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Here's how Surgery is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Worked primarily at IMC, conducting research- Studies on post-surgery ambulation and sleep/ inflammation
  • Assisted physicians with recording and researching orthopedic components used during surgery.
  • Coordinated all surgery at Blessing Hospital and outpatient procedures at office.
  • Shadowed physicians during general surgery patient rotations.
  • Schedule surgery and outpatient appointments.
  • Maintained the doctors ON CALL schedules for 2 hospitals and personal calendar for hospital meetings - Chief of Surgery.
  • Consulted with patients at the accident /emergency and at various clinics under different departments like medicine and surgery.
  • Serve as Senior Medical Assistant for a busy, fast-paced plastic surgery practice.
  • Prepare History and Physicals for each surgery case per Anesthesiology and O.R.
  • Organize all surgical protocols and H&P's for surgery.
  • Call all patients for appointment times and/or surgery arrival times.
  • Received patient calls and maintained surgery schedule.
  • Follow up after procedure or surgery.
  • Assisted the doctor in minor surgery.
  • Assisted the Primary Investigator in all aspects of a Clinical Device Trial Accompanied Physician to surgery centers for administrative support
  • Prepared surgery schedules, monthly calendar and daily agendas Coordinated operating room surgery time with various hospitals.
  • Assisted surgery in exploratory laparotomy, hernia repair, appendectomy, intestinal obstruction and perforation.
  • Performed administrative duties such as pre-authorization for patients scheduled for surgery.
  • Administer pre surgery local anesthesia.
  • Schedule all diagnostic procedures Surgery scheduler

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12. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Worked at front desk, typing dictation in patient's charts, filing, answering phones, greeting patient's.
  • Covered front desk when receptionist was out: answered phones and scheduled patients.
  • Establish office procedures for all clinical and front desk staff.
  • Performed front desk activities including, greeting and patient registration and collecting insurance information.
  • Accelerated patient check in by utilizing verbal communications skills and maintaining an organized front desk.
  • Assisted with daily front desk operations; rescheduled and confirmed appointments with patients insuring patient/client satisfaction.

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13. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Educate patients on diabetes, asthma, nutrition, blood pressure, and other aspects of care.
  • Take patients' vitals including, height, weight, blood pressure, pulse and temperature.
  • Schedule testing for patients Weighing and blood pressure on patients.
  • Monitored blood pressure and recorded weight/height of patients.
  • Prepare patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight temperature; recording patient history summary.
  • Administered cardiac stress tests by maintaining blood pressure readings and placing electrodes accurately.

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14. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Worked with insurance companies to initiate prior authorizations for medications and treatment.
  • Called insurance companies to obtain prior authorization when required.
  • Call patients to confirm appointments and contact insurance companies over the phone and online to confirm coverage.
  • Generated doctors' notes/letters for patients, insurance companies and or referring doctors.
  • Answer and return calls from patients, pharmacies and insurance companies.
  • Proceeded incoming and outgoing billings to insurance companies and patients.
  • Requested additional documentation from physician/surgeon in order to obtain recertification from insurance companies for procedures.
  • Called insurance companies for prior authorizations and pre- certifications.
  • Lead assistant in working with pharmaceutical representatives, suppliers, labs and insurance companies.
  • Worked with insurance companies to preauthorize tests, and procedures.

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15. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • General administrative office duties such as filing, typing, record maintenance, and data entry.
  • Maintained accurate data entry reports in office database program URS (Universal Reporting System).
  • Scheduled patients, answered phones, filed charts, and performed data entry.
  • Complete data entry and assists in grant preparations.
  • Performed data entry, 10 key calculators.
  • Conducted data entry, analysis and summarization.
  • Manage physician's personal schedule and appointments Data Entry
  • Perform the data entry into CRFs and eCRFS for all protocols.
  • Conducted research on risk/resilience amongst war veterans Completed data entry Listened to patient interviews Participated in poster research for conference

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16. Back Office

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Here's how Back Office is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Back Office: Vital signs, assisted doctor with exams, injections, pap smear, & medical charting.
  • Back office duties included ordering all supplies and the safe keeping and accounting of all controlled substances.
  • Streamline flow from medical back office to the administrative team to ensure efficiency of clinic operations.
  • Work back office, front office, Quick books, payroll, make deposits
  • Back office duties: Check in patients and obtain vital signs.
  • Performed all front and back office duties related to patient care.
  • Back office Duties such as roomed patients and recording vital signs.
  • Provided front and back office medical assistance for internal medical group.
  • Back Office: Taking Patients vital signs, lab draws.
  • Performed duties as a back office Medical Assistant.
  • Assist in all front and back office duties.
  • Assist with Front and Back Office.
  • Back office: Patienttriage, injections, assisted with annual physicals, Performed PFT test, vision and hearing test.
  • Completed all medical assistant back office duties including calling all labs and messages, rooming patients and phlebotomy.
  • Front and back office duties, scheduling appoiments, Vitals, fill out Quest & Atheroteck forms.
  • Back Office Duties/Front Office Duties Vital Signs Administering Injections Assisting in various procedures Phlebotomy Taking Vitals/ Patient History
  • Front Office / Back Office Vital Signs Injections / Venipuncture Basic Lab procedures Appointment Scheduling Patient follow up I.V administrating

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17. Office Supplies

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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Order and maintain clinical supplies, office supplies and equipment.
  • Maintained inflow and outflow of office supplies and goods.
  • Ordered office supplies and maintained financial logs.
  • Acted as liaison between the service and Rockefeller Building staff for office supplies, facility-related issues and general communication/information.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies, inventory and ordered medical office supplies and equipment.
  • Keep medical office supplies adequately stocked by anticipating inventory needs, placing orders, and monitoring office equipment.

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18. Urinalysis

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Here's how Urinalysis is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Check patient vital signs and provide them to the Physician, Took routine urinalysis and blood drawing.
  • Organized the data from roughly 600 Urinalysis results into Excel spreadsheets.
  • Performed urinalysis, removed/changed catheters and stents via dangler.
  • Perform phlebotomy to collect blood samples for routine lab tests, additionally urinalysis and drug screenings.
  • Performed waived lab tests (urinalysis, pregnancy, throat swabs, stool specimens.
  • Worked with patients charting complaints and taking vitals Administered injections Assisted Physician in administering patient care Ran urinalysis

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19. Internal Medicine

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Here's how Internal Medicine is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Managed data, attended research meetings, and built a website for internal medicine.
  • Strengthened my clinical knowledge in Internal Medicine.
  • Prepare for EMR transition for internal medicine, rheumatology, and endocrinology multi-physician practice.
  • Assisted in Oncology, Hematology and Internal medicine divisions; performed urinalysis, hematological tests and other specialty tests in laboratory.
  • Carried out established protocols and competently completed routine clinical and administrative tasks for internal medicine office with 10 physicians.
  • Completed twelve months rotations in internal medicine, gynecology-obstetric services, surgery, pediatric medicine.

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20. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Assist Doctor during examination, including drawing blood, tests and medications.
  • Assisted other departments with filing, typing dictations and drawing blood.
  • 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.
  • Provide quality patient care, administer injections, drawing blood for laboratory analysis.
  • Followed strict sterilization and inflectional control practice while drawing blood.

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21. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Medical Research 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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22. Medical Research

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Here's how Medical Research is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Performed activities specific to medical research.
  • Worked during the summers as a medical research assistant on a varying schedule.
  • Conducted medical research studies and reported results to the Physician with recommendations.
  • Assisted Professors and medical doctors with their medical research studies.
  • Assisted in heparin dosing research as a medical research assistant.
  • Maintained, inventoried and ordered office and medical research supplies.
  • Provided medical research knowledge and study to hospital staff.
  • Created Excel spread sheet for medical research.
  • Participated in Medical Research program on Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis and entered data into Clinicomp program.
  • Research Assistant for the Chief Medical Officer: Assisted in several biomedical research projects conducted by Dr. P.S.
  • Assist Dr. Ryan Fox with cutting edge medical research Patient service Front desk administrative assistance utilizing SmartCloud EHR
  • Peer review Jornal, Medical research Subconscious vs.
  • Collected medical data for several medical research papers Cowriter of research papers on renal failure specifically arteriovenous fistula and critical limb ischemia

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23. Clinical Trials

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Here's how Clinical Trials is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Created and maintained all regulatory documentation/study binders for all clinical trials.
  • Monitored and documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Managed multiple clinical trials site qualification and initiation visits.
  • Participate in management of assigned clinical trials.
  • Completed training in all aspects of NIDA Clinical Trials Network.
  • Participated in clinical trials, in clinic and hospital settings.
  • Request tissue specimens required by clinical trials.
  • Contract position) Provided administrative and clerical support for a respiratory research project involving multi-site clinical trials.
  • Coordinated pharmaceutically-sponsored schizophrenia and mania clinical trials for the PI Administered psychiatric and neuropsychiatric testing and rating scales
  • Review ICFs with patients to familiarize them of clinical trials * Conduct front office (i.e.

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24. Prescription Refills

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Here's how Prescription Refills is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Processed daily payments, calling in prescription refills to replenish office medications and opening the facility daily.
  • Called authorized prescription refills to patient's pharmacies.
  • Received patient/pharmacy calls for prescription refills and transmitted refill authorizations to pharmacy on behalf of the physicians.
  • 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.
  • Communicated with pharmacists; called in prescriptions and authorized prescription refills.

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25. Scheduling Appointments

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Here's how Scheduling Appointments is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Perform daily tasks as needed for physician such as checking faxes, calling patients back and scheduling appointments as needed.
  • Performed front office duties such as pulling charts, answering phones, collecting co-pays, and scheduling appointments.
  • Worked closely and personally with patients, scheduling appointments and taking phone calls and walk-ins.
  • Assist with registration, verifying insurance, receive co-payments, answering phones and scheduling appointments.
  • Answer phone calls and scheduling appointments.
  • case histories, blood pressure x-rays, injections, scheduling appointments

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26. DR

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Here's how DR is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Monitored patient's reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Discussed eligibility for children and adult Medicaid and Health Choice for non-insured patients.
  • Served as research assistant concentrating in substance abuse protocols related to opiate withdrawal
  • Participated in clinical trials to assess the effectiveness of developing pharmaceutical drugs.
  • Organized hundreds of medical CT-scan data used for statistical analysis.
  • Design and implementation of database-driven web interface for virtual microscopy.
  • Maintained drug accountability and temperature logs.
  • Researched patient medical data to organize subsets and patterns in symptoms and diagnosis and organized research data gathered from drug trials.
  • Review and develop strategies for enrollment, progression, clinical care, drug accountability and data entry issues on assigned protocols.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of all study supplies (laboratory supplies, study drug accountability, shipment supplies, etc.)
  • Measured vital signs, prepared exam trays, gave IM, SQ, ID injections and drawn blood for labs.
  • Organized nationwide research for each state's EMS pediatric protocols and compared results for children with special health care needs.
  • Reviewed trial data and queried discrepancies using Oracle Clinical database based on the drug protocol and case report form.
  • Assigned patients to exam room for intake, took vital signs, gave immunizations, and drew blood.
  • Helped assist Dr in taking back patients, getting vitals, getting patient prepared before Dr came in.
  • Enter patient information into computer system before Dr. s examination of patient assist Dr. as needed.
  • Keep inventory of drugs according to expiration dates; organize all data entry for research results.
  • Assisted Dr. Samuel F. Hunter with patient care, diagnostic testing and general office tasks.
  • Evaluated the influence of process temperature, matrix composition and viscosity on drug release rate.
  • Assisted physician(s) with catheter procedures, as well as blood draws.

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27. Insurance Forms

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Here's how Insurance Forms is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Generated revenues by recording billing information of services rendered, completed insurance forms, responded to insurance and other third-party inquiries.
  • 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.
  • Performed secretarial duties including maintaining patient records, insurance forms and making appointments.
  • Registered patients completed insurance forms and verified insurance.

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28. MRI

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Here's how MRI is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Scheduled patients for MRI/ CAT scan appointments and Sleep Studies.
  • Navigated various computer tasks while doing an MRI.
  • Answer and screen all calls, schedule appointments, MRI, CT, and surgery.
  • Called patient's with their results of MRI's, labs ECT.
  • Processed MRI, CT, PET, and X-Ray images.
  • X-ray, MRI, Cat-Scan, etc.
  • Obtain all Prior Authorization thru Insurance Companies or Workers Compensation Providers needed for Surgery & MRI's ordered.
  • Scheduled procedures, called to verify insurance and pre-certification for surgery, CT scan and MRI scans.
  • Developed and implemented Through-time Radial GRAPPA for real-time free-breathing cardiac MRI with collaboration with Siemens Healthcare.
  • Focus: comparing quantitative MRI parameters (multi-component T2 relaxation, single-component T2, magic angle imaging, etc.)
  • Supervised/conducted aerosol sprays of biological agents in BSL suites 1-4 Former member of USAMRIID Aero-medical Isolation Team Inventoried and ordered supplies

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29. IRB

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Here's how IRB is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Performed all protocol specific regulatory duties from initial submission to IRB to final study close-out.
  • Reported clinically significant and non-clinically significant findings to IRB.
  • Maintain all regulatory documentation current and comply with all IRB requirements / submissions, continuing review reports, etc.
  • Coordinated meetings with the IRB (Institutional Review Board), keeping in contact with them throughout the study.
  • Communicate study information with patients, doctors, sponsors, IRB, and FDA.
  • Assisted in writing grant proposals, animal/IRB protocols, and journal publications.
  • Collected and organized documents for IRB approval Kept the communication and coordination between each sites
  • Supported 5 Primary Investigators Assisted Clinical Research Manager with IRB submissions.

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30. Research Studies

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Here's how Research Studies is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Identified potential patients/subjects for research studies and trials according to study protocol parameters.
  • Organize and lead research studies, identify and recruit eligible subjects, collect and format data
  • Advertised, screened, and enrolled patients for participation in research studies.
  • Screened prospective study participants and recruited patients for research studies.
  • Implemented research studies involving in excess of 25,000 monthly participants.
  • Proctored the administration of written surveys for research studies.
  • Enrolled patients into clinical trials and other research studies.
  • Screened patients for participation in research studies.
  • Administered chemotherapy injections and hormone therapy injections Billing, coding, insurance authorizations Consenting patients for FDA approved research studies.
  • Provide Clinical and Administrative support to Physicians Medical Billing Schedule appointments for research studies and follow-ups Collection of specimens
  • Monitored and accurately reported patients progress and deterioration behavior, prescribed medication for various research studies 3.

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31. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Prepare documents for the Medical Assistant, adhering to all HIPAA federal laws and regulations.
  • Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law/ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • Assisted in HIPAA revisions and Policy and Procedure Manual revisions.
  • Subject recruitment for clinical trials Maintain HIPAA registry.
  • Demonstrated professional bedside manner, patient confidentiality, informed consent procedure and effective communication skills guided by hospital and HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintained member Privacy and confidentiality regarding patient eligibility and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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32. Suture Removal

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Here's how Suture Removal is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Assist patients in post op care including: suture removal and wound care.
  • Included suture removal, wound care and handling patient triage on the phone.
  • Staple and suture removal, wound care.
  • Set up for and assisted with biopsies and surgeries, including lidocaine injections and suture removal.
  • Suture removal, ear irrigations.
  • Performed suture removal, collected biologic specimens, prepared and processed lab requisitions, and transported specimens to designated laboratory sites.

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33. Medical Procedures

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Here's how Medical Procedures is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Roomed patients, took vitals, assisted with medical procedures such as injections.
  • Direct patient care; assisting doctors with medical procedures.
  • Conduct simple medical procedures (suture/staple removal).
  • Coordinate hospital admissions, complete paperwork for transplant evaluations along with the physician, obtain authorizations for medical procedures and medications
  • Transport patients to Medical procedures and operated portable electrocardiogram, collected co-pays and verified insurance as well as medical billing.
  • Verified insurances, received authorizations from insurance companies for medical procedures for patients, filed medical records and insurance information.

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34. Medical Supplies

low Demand
Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Oversee preparation of exam rooms which includes restocking medical supplies and instruments, educational materials and pharmaceutical supplies and samples.
  • Stocked all rooms with supplies and ordered all medical supplies, prepared charts for the doctors weekly.
  • Inventory, order and re-stock medical supplies as applicable.
  • Report and document any medical supplies or equipment for defectiveness or non-compliance and relay information to key personnel.
  • Conducted inventory and order medical supplies and materials for the clinical area and laboratory.
  • Checked expiration dates on all medications and medical supplies disposing appropriately as per institution policy.

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35. PAP Smears

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Here's how PAP Smears is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Gained experience in performing pap smears and prenatal ultrasonography, as well as assisting in dilation and curettage and endometrial biopsies.
  • Assist with colposcopies, flex sigmoidoscopes, endo=biopsies, pap smears and vasectomies.
  • Collected Pap Smears specimen transported and Labeled specimens.
  • Assisted physician in pap smears, skin biopsy removals, wart removals, joint injections, and wound care.
  • Processed monthly reports for positive UPT's and Abnormal Pap smears Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
  • Assisted Provider in Removal of Boils and Skin tags, also with pap smears and pelvic exams.

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36. Research Projects

low Demand
Here's how Research Projects is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborate with investigator and other team members in developing plans, organization, implementation and monitoring for research projects.
  • Monitor continuous improvement indicators at all emergency departments that participate in research projects.
  • Involved in Special Research Projects, Scheduled appointments, prepared surgical orders, arranged tests, physical therapy, and depositions.
  • Managed all expenses related to field research projects.
  • Participated in data analysis for high priority research projects/presentations using internal and external databases (i.e.
  • Maintain and update bibliography databases for The Framingham Heart Study research projects using Reference Manager software.

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37. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Attend and maintain training relevant to role, including practice management software, CPR, OSHA, and HIPAA.
  • Ensured compliance with HIPAA, CLIA and OSHA regulations; improved patient care and satisfaction.
  • Documented compliance issues relating to FDA regulations and OSHA standards.
  • Autoclave Compliance with HIPAA, CLIA and OSHA regulations Perfoming Diabetes test, PKU, Translator (Spanish).
  • Organized patient charting and documentation, conducted patient education and patient confidentiality per OSHA and HIPAA guidelines.
  • Coordinated and maintained OSHA continuing education as well as credentialing.

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38. Lab Results

low Demand
Here's how Lab Results is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Called all prescription into pharmacy, called patients back with their lab results or any other test result we had back.
  • Streamline lab productivity by faxing, calling in prescriptions, assisting in prior authorizations, informing patients of lab results.
  • Schedule any follow-up office visits that were required per test and or lab results.
  • Called patients with lab results and or any diagnostic testing that was completed.
  • Observe and assist in taking history, doing physical exam and during procedures Scanning lab results to patient charts.
  • Entered all lab results into digitized patient charts (Medinotes).

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39. Data Collection

low Demand
Here's how Data Collection is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Research data collection and analysis.
  • Supported and completed research efforts of the Cystic Fibrosis program by assisting with data collection and reporting, i.e.
  • Assist in analysis of medically relevant data and support the administration of various tracking system and data collection.
  • Manage data collection projects by meeting paper and electronic mailing deadlines, entering data.
  • Coordinated data collection, IRB submission and communication, and budget management.
  • Assist in data collection/ tabulation, and Media preparation and storage.
  • Learned basic lab techniques, experiment design, ion transport data collection, spectrophotometry and data analysis.
  • Recruited new patients, implemented data collection, and documentation for a multi-center study.

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40. Patient Scheduling

low Demand
Here's how Patient Scheduling is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Assist with answering patient/physician correspondence, manage physician's daily/weekly patient scheduling.
  • Job Duty: Pharmaceutical research project: HOPE study, patient scheduling, coordination/recruitment, and checking vital signs.
  • Assist with administrative duties when needed including answering phones, patient scheduling, greet patients as they arrive etc.
  • Performed office support which included patient scheduling, filing, appointment confirmations, and prescription filling.
  • Blood sugar testing, Patient education, laboratory results, patient scheduling, filing.
  • Handled patient scheduling and care Administered pre-op and post-op care Give prescriptions

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41. Greeting Patients

low Demand
Here's how Greeting Patients is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Front offices included greeting patients, answering phones, processing a variety of paperwork, and processing check in/check out.
  • 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 administrative duties, including, answering telephones, greeting patients delivering and laboratory services.
  • Performed progressive clerical tasks including greeting patients, scheduling appointments, updating demographic information and handling protected health information.

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42. Hippa

low Demand
Here's how Hippa is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Served as safety officer, ensuring that we adhered to both OSHA and HIPPA guidelines.
  • Maintained OSHA and HIPPA Compliance manuals.
  • Follow HIPPA regulations, OSHA.
  • Ensured appropriate HIPPA guidelines qand JCAHO r3egulations were followed.
  • Reviewed x-ray requests -results upon arrival prior for physician Compliant with Hippa and Osha laws Responsibility to include open/closing practice
  • Adhered to all HIPPA guidelines when discussing or handling patient's insurance and/or personally identifiable information to ensure confidentiality.

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43. ECG

low Demand
Here's how ECG is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinate all diagnostic testing as required for all protocols (ECG/Cardiologist, MRI/Radiologist, EEG/EEG technician, etc.)
  • Perform ECG on patients 6.
  • Job Duties: Lab assistant duties (e.g., phlebotomy, ECGs, vitals, urinanalysis, etc.).
  • Performed Venipuncture Patient Injections/ Immunizations Using Epic EMR program Assisted in small office procedures Professionally made patient/pharmacy phone calls ECG's

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44. RX

low Demand
Here's how RX is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Fill prescriptions through our in-house pharmacy PD-RX.
  • Call in Rx to pharmacy for patient's.14.
  • Called in RX prescriptions and refills.
  • Take Vitals *Room patients *Communicate with Pharmacies for Rx *Assist others with EHR implementation *Autoclave instruments *Referrals
  • Managed Optum Rx forms that generated $60,000 a year for the practitioner in his regular medical practice.
  • Experience as well in insurance verifications,phone answering, fax, filling, calling Rx's.

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45. PFT

low Demand
Here's how PFT is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Monitored Pulmonary Function Test (PFT's).
  • Administered Pulmonary Function Test (PFT).
  • Performed EKG's and PFT's, provide asthma treatment on patients.
  • Performed Pulmonary Function Test (PFT).
  • Calibrated Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) machine daily according to manufacturer's instructions, prior to any testing being performed.
  • Applied king of hearts and halter monitors on patients; administered the (PFT) Pulmonary Function Test.

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46. Research Data

low Demand
Here's how Research Data is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Documented and consistently maintained detailed records and research data using Epic software for further analysis.
  • Entered research data into proprietary software packages with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Utilized ultrasound and MRI equipment to collect research data.
  • Recorded the clinical research data.
  • Research data collection and education patients.

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47. CPT

low Demand
Here's how CPT is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Dictate and record x-ray findings as well as physical exam findings in EHR, and CPT / ICD-9 codes without instruction.
  • Experience using EMR System for specimen testing via ICD-9 and CPT codes.
  • Input ICD-9 and CPT Coding in database for physician.
  • Limited CPT surgical coding with modifiers.
  • Scheduled computerized appointments, ICD 9 andCPT coding.
  • Reviewed medical record documentation and accurately code the primary/secondary diagnoses and procedures using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding conventions.

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48. DNA

low Demand
Here's how DNA is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Performed buccal swabs for DNA resting.
  • Assigned to Macer Medical to perform buccal DNA swabs for research study.
  • operated with the following methods Anti-DNA antibody tests ELISA assays Electrophoresis testing

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49. Icd-9

low Demand
Here's how Icd-9 is used in Medical Research Assistant jobs:
  • Coded orthopedic charges using ICD-9-CM codes.
  • Reviewed the History and Physical Notes for any new ICD-9 codes for the inpatient coder to concurrently code.
  • Ensured proper configuration of EMR and supported project managers in successful conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10.
  • Assigned ICD-9-CM and ICD-9-PCS codes to patient medical records to record diagnosis and treatment.
  • Coded numerous ICD-9-CM diagnoses reports that involved injuries, conditions, and diseases.
  • Coded diagnosis in ICD-9 CM book according to doctor's instructions.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Medical Research Assistant

Patient Care14.1%
Surgical Procedures13.4%
Laboratory Specimens13.1%
Vital Signs7.5%
EKG7.1%
Medical Records6%
Exam Rooms4.3%
Phlebotomy3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Medical Research Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
11.4%
11.4%
2
2
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
10.8%
10.8%
3
3
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
10.6%
10.6%
4
4
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
6.1%
6.1%
5
5
EKG
EKG
5.7%
5.7%
6
6
Medical Records
Medical Records
4.8%
4.8%
7
7
Exam Rooms
Exam Rooms
3.4%
3.4%
8
8
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
3%
3%
9
9
Appointment Scheduling
Appointment Scheduling
3%
3%
10
10
Triage
Triage
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Surgery
Surgery
2.8%
2.8%
12
12
Front Desk
Front Desk
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
2.3%
2.3%
14
14
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Back Office
Back Office
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Urinalysis
Urinalysis
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Test Cases
Test Cases
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Medical Research
Medical Research
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Prescription Refills
Prescription Refills
1%
1%
25
25
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
1%
1%
26
26
DR
DR
1%
1%
27
27
Insurance Forms
Insurance Forms
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
MRI
MRI
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
IRB
IRB
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Research Studies
Research Studies
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Suture Removal
Suture Removal
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Medical Procedures
Medical Procedures
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
PAP Smears
PAP Smears
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Research Projects
Research Projects
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Osha
Osha
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Lab Results
Lab Results
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Data Collection
Data Collection
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Patient Scheduling
Patient Scheduling
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Greeting Patients
Greeting Patients
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Hippa
Hippa
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
ECG
ECG
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
RX
RX
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
PFT
PFT
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Research Data
Research Data
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
CPT
CPT
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
DNA
DNA
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Icd-9
Icd-9
0.4%
0.4%

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