What Does an Administrative Medical Assisting Job Description Include?
The front desk is the first thing patients see when they go into a doctor's office. Become a well-respected office professional with the skills to effectively interact with patients and manage day-to-day office duties. What do these duties entail? Your administrative medical assisting duties and job description includes many important tasks - learn more!
Administrative Medical Assisting Job Description
- Greeting patients
- Coordinating patient care
- Maintaining patient records
- Filling out insurance forms
- Handling correspondence
- Scheduling patient appointments
- Handling billing and bookkeeping
- Arranging hospital admissions and scheduling surgeries
Work Environment in Medical Office
In your career, you will work in a comfortable office setting. As you oversee the front office duties, you will have a desk or workstation prominently placed in the front part of the office or building so you can greet patients and efficiently handle office tasks. While most administrative medical assistants work a standard 40-hour week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that about 18 percent work a part-time schedule. Click to learn more about clinical medical assistant duties.
Opportunities for Advancement
Becoming certified is a great way to demonstrate your commitment to your career – and open the door to new opportunities. Completion of Allied's Administrative Medical Assistant Training qualifies you to sit for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, offered by the National Healthcareer Association. Qualified administrative medical assistants may experience promotion to a higher-level position with increased opportunities, such as office manager.