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Medical Assistants Work Conditions
Medical Assistants

MEDICAL ASSISTANTS - NATURE OF THE WORK

Medical assistants held about 560,800 jobs in 2012. Most of these assistants work in physicians' offices and other healthcare facilities. In 2012, more than half of all medical assistants worked in physicians' offices.

Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of health practitioners running smoothly
Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of health practitioners running smoothly.

Work Schedules

Most medical assistants work full time. Some work evenings or weekends to cover shifts in medical facilities that are always open.

Last Modification: 01-26-2014
Source:
http://www.bls.gov