Career Opportunity

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Hospitals/Laboratories

Family Planning Centers

Family Practice Clinics

Pediatricians’ Offices

Outpatient Facilities

Physicians’ Offices

Specialized Medical Offices (Dentists, Optometrists, Cardiologists, Urologists)

Federally Funded Health Care Programs

 

 Scroll down to find out what Certified Medical Asistants do . . . 

 

 

Duties vary from office to office, depending on location, size, and specialty.

 

Clinical duties vary by state, but may include the following:

Taking medical histories

Explaining treatment procedures to patients

Preparing patients for examination

Assisting the physician during the exam

Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens

Performing basic laboratory tests

Instructing patients about medication and special diets

Preparing and administering medications as directed by a physician

Authorizing prescription refills as directed

Drawing blood

Taking electrocardiograms

Removing sutures and changing dressings

 

Administrative duties may include the following:

Using computer applications

Answering telephones

Greeting patients

Updating and filing patient medical records

Coding and filling out insurance forms

Scheduling appointments

Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services

Handling correspondence, billing, and bookkeeping

 

 Program Contact

 

Ann Walker
(207) 453-5005
awalker@kvcc.me.edu 
 
Brittany Newby
(207) 453-5851
bnewby@kvcc.me.edu 
 

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