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9 Unusual Locations for Medical Assistant Jobs

Unusual Locations for Medical Assistant Jobs

Although most medical assistants work in doctors’ offices, there are plenty of opportunities to find MA jobs in locations outside the norm. For medical assistant job seekers struggling to locate openings, here are some “out of the box” places you might not think to look.

Medical Assistant Fired for Snooping Through Kim Kardashian’s Files

Medical Assistant Fired for Snooping Through Kim Kardashian’s Files

A medical assistant and five other medical personnel have been fired from their positions after inappropriately accessing records of patients — reportedly including Kim Kardashian — at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The reality TV starlet gave birth in the hospital on June 15 to a girl named North, her first child with rapper […]

What Can’t a Medical Assistant Do?

What Can't a Medical Assistant Do?

You might be familiar with the tasks medical assistants could be expected to perform — both clinical and administrative — but do you know what they can’t do? Generally speaking, medical assistants are prohibited from examining, diagnosing, providing medical advice to or treating patients. They do no practice medicine and thus cannot make assessments or […]

What Do Medical Assistants Spend Most of Their Days Doing?

What Do Medical Assistants Spend Most of Their Day Doing?

If you’re thinking about becoming a medical assistant, you might know what duties will be expected of you when you land a job, but you might not realize just how much of each duty you’ll be performing each day. Well, thanks to a survey conducted by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) of almost […]

Tips for Getting a Medical Assistant Job

Tips for Getting a Medical Assistant Job

With more than half a million medical assistants on the job, medical assisting is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. Given the high demand, you’d think MA jobs are falling out of trees, but chances are you will have to go searching, and here are some strategies for finding them, based […]