Medical Assistant, sponsored by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity illinoisworknet gtgtWhitney DeLay Medical Assistant. I perform basic stuff such as prescription refills under the advice of the doctor. As well as set patients up for tests or any further examinations they need to have. We will head right down here and get your weight before the doctor sees you. For this job I would say good skills that you would need to know is, how to type well with correct spelling. Have medical terminology and knowledge of the different medical aspects.
Of this job. Go ahead and step right up there, put both feet together. Work ethics must be very important to this job, you have to be able to come in daily due to the patient care that is needed. Good, we can head into this room right here and the doctor will be with you shortly. I work with the doctor, pharmacies and places to refer the patient to such as other doctors and specialist office. There are times when this job has long hours, such as the sick time of the season as well.
As the physical times. Typical workday do range from 8 to 10 hours as well as being on your feet for the majority of that day. You can get different degrees you can become a certified medical assistant as well as a registered medical assistant. The wages from this job range depending on where you are located, but for the average cost of schooling with the job I think it is well worth it. The thing that I find most rewarding about this job is knowing that everyday I am going.
To help a new person and I get to meet new people constantly. Where did you go to school at I went to school at First Institute Training and Management. And where is that located Its here in Springfield. Oh, okay and what’s your degree going to be in Medical Office Assistant. gtgtKristen Neely Medical Office Assistant Being a medical assistant there is always a job, and you have to be very caring about someone and you have to like working with people and being able to talk to them. You have to do patient scheduling and insurance.
Billing, so I am going to continue my training and hopefully be a registered nurse or a PA. gtgtLisa LaForgeMedical Assistant Instructor. The Medical Office Assistant is going to be dealing with insurance, alert the back office to what patience are here and try to keep the schedule going. There’s a lot of different software programs out there that they are going to have to work with. Medical Assistants are very different than Medical Office Assistant, they are more back office medical assistants do the height and weight, all the vital signs, they do the injections,.
They assist the doctor with any minor surgeries that they have, and need to interact with the front office as well finding out which patients are here so they know which rooms to get ready. Medical office assistants can go into medical assisting medical assistants can go on to be RNs, LPNs. The job market has really opened up so if you want to work for anywhere from pediatric to geriatrics, the job market is very open. If you like patient care and you love working with people, this is the job for you.