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You might hire a medical assistant to:

  • Cultivate a safe, secure, and healthy environment for patients and colleagues, and to enhance quality of service and care offered to patients and for respective provider(s)
  • Understand provider-to-patient flow to assist physicians and nurses in maintaining an efficient, productive office

  • Create and maintain relationships of confidence and trust with new and existing patients

  • Help answer patient questions and address concerns before, during, and after examinations
  • Maintain/update accurate and secure electronic patient medical records

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Required Skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Multiple years of experience as a medical assistant in a healthcare facility Bachelor’s degree in a medical specialty
Proven organizational skills Strong working knowledge of inventory management processes
Working knowledge of patient management software systems (e.g. NueMD, Veristream, AdvancedMD) Proven ability to collaborate effectively with medical professionals
Superior communication skills High levels of professionalism
  Proven dedication to patient-centered care
  Fluency in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Mandarin/Cantonese, Arabic, or American Sign Language
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