Medical Assistant Job Description

Medical Assistants Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in hospitals, offices of physicians, and other healthcare facilities.

Medical Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Medical Assistant to join our team.


  • Verify patient information by interviewing the patient, recording the medical history, confirming the purpose of the visit;
  • answer phones, and take messages;
  • Take and record patient’ vitals; give injections;
  • Perform various laboratory procedures to include urine analysis, cultures, immunization, Hgb, lead levels and EKGs;
  • Participate in department or unit quality improvement activities;
  • Inspects sterile items prior to opening and lay supplies out on sterile field in an organized manner;
  • Assist in building medical policies and procedures;
  • Performs initial triage assessment/data collection to identify care needs of the patient;
  • Collect and prepare path/lab specimens;
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician;
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician;
  • Ensure ongoing communication with Patient Flow Coordinator, Center Manager, and other center staff;
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations;
  • Provide Abortion referral and education;
  • Contacts patients with lab results and sends letters to patients as necessary.


  • Knowledge of medical terminology to communicate with medical staff is necessary;
  • Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record, and car insurance;
  • Knolwdge of e clinical hlepful;
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in a medical setting preferred . Urology experience is a plus;
  • Ability to type 40 WPM;
  • Good time management skills, attention to detail, organized and flexible;
  • Accuracy;
  • Effective and concise communication skills;
  • Current BLS Certification;
  • Readily take direction from physicians and coordinating staff;
  • Ability to operate in a multi-task, high traffic office;
  • Highly detail-oriented and able to develop plans and execute to completion programs, activities events and administrative tasks;
  • Impeccable verbal, written, and interpersonal skills;
  • Understanding of medical terminology, coding procedures and reference tools;
  • Must be able to speak clearly and make self understood to the patient.