Illustration of a doctor in an exam room working on a computer

You might hire a medical administrative assistant to:

  • Greet visitors and patients at a medical facility

  • Record and maintain records of patients’ medical histories
  • Provide upkeep for a medical office space

  • Schedule patients’ appointments and tests


Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Demonstrated interpersonal and written communication skills
Experience as a medical assistant
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Understanding of patient privacy laws
Familiarity with patient management software systems like Veristream and AdvancedMD
Fluency or skills in a second language
Knowledge of inventory management processes
Proven collaborative skills in a medical environment
Experience as an administrative assistant
Professional commitment to patient care