https://dci.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/BurgLogo-website-3-300x196.jpg 0 0 Randy Howe https://dci.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/BurgLogo-website-3-300x196.jpg Randy Howe2016-11-22 12:40:552017-03-14 11:15:09What does a Medical Assistant do?
A Medical Assistant is a multi-skilled professional who combines clinical and administrative responsibilities to assist in all aspects of the medical practice in a physicians office, hospital, clinic, government agency or laboratory.
Clinical functions include:
- Taking vital signs
- Charting patient information, recording medical histories.
- Performing routine tests.
- Applying dressing.
- Administrative duties include: scheduling appointments, billing and maintaining patient files.
Medical Assistants provide an invaluable service to both the patient and the health care providers in the community.