The Knowledge Nook

Medical Assistants Enjoy Varied Career Opportunities As They Progress On the Job

Posted by Tami Russell on Mar 3, 2017 4:20:25 PM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 500,000+ individuals are Medical Assistants in the U.S, and that figure is growing.

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Topics: medical assisting

Where Do Medical Assistants Work?

Posted by Tami Russell on Jan 27, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Medical Assisting is a career filled with countless possibilities for those interested in healthcare.  Most Medical Assistants can be found in physicians’ offices, nursing homes, and hospitals.

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Topics: medical assisting

What Is A Medical Assistant?

Posted by Tami Russell on Dec 16, 2016 4:11:01 PM

Medical Assisting is a career that offers individuals varied responsibilities and tasks in a healthcare setting.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.”

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Topics: medical assisting

What Training Is Required for Medical Assistants?

Posted by Tami Russell on Nov 29, 2016 10:00:04 PM

Medical assistants can be found in most physicians’ offices, hospitals and other health organizations in every town and city across the United States.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 600,000 individuals identified themselves as medical assistants in 2014, with a “much faster than average” job outlook predicted through 2024.

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Topics: medical assisting

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