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Medical Assistant Job Description

A Medical Assistant job description template to hire for your Healthcare department.

About the Medical Assistant Position

As a Medical AssistantÙ« you will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the medical office/hospital. You will assist doctors and patients through a variety of tasks related to patient care managementÙ« organizationÙ« and communication.

The target is to complete all of these activities with accuracyÙ« with efficiencyÙ« and efficacy..

Medical Assistant Responsibilities

  • Interview patients and document basic medical history
  • Organize and schedule appointments
  • Update and file medical records and insurance reports
  • Arrange hospital admissions and laboratory services
  • Check with patients and type up patients charts
  • Assist during medical examinations
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memosÙ« lettersÙ« faxes and forms
  • Handle receivable and payable accounts and keep financial records
  • Prepare and clean treatment rooms and medical instruments

Medical Assistant Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a medical assistant or medical secretary
  • Knowledge of medical office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Social perceptiveness and service oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and patient management software
  • Degree in medical assistance

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