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Aug 20, 2016

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Medical Assistant Jobs

Posted in : Jobs on by : Robert Morris

Medical assistant jobs are in top demand in the healthcare industry. As the population gets older and retires, the need for new people to fill old positions grows. With a growing national population, more and more people need medical care than ever before and new positions are opening up as well. The healthcare industry is constantly changing and developing new techniques and technology to help people live healthier lives. Medical Assistants are at the forefront of medicine and in providing quality patient care.

Getting Medical Assistant jobs should be relatively easy since employment of medical assistants is expected to grow by as much as 35% over a 10-year period from 2006 to 2016. With many 2-year vocational schools offering job placement assistance programs for their students and graduates, and many job postings on major websites such as www.jobs.com and www.careerbuilder.com, having proper credentialing and a good resume is a sure way to get that first interview with physicians.

From small medical offices to large hospitals and everything in between, medical assistants are sure to locate jobs in a variety of settings. “About 62% of medical assistants work in offices of physicians,” according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (2008-09 edition). It …