The pinch-hitters of health care.
Modern medicine needs people who are as much at home drawing blood as they are updating medical records. The Registered Medical Assistant is that person.
Medical assistants keep the offices of physicians, laboratories, clinics, hospitals and other organizations running smoothly.
They can perform administrative tasks like updating and filing medical records and arranging for hospital admissions as well as other general office procedures.
Common clinical tasks include taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing patients for examinations, collecting specimens and performing basic laboratory tests. They instruct patients about medications and diets, prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician, give injections, remove sutures, and change dressings.
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