Due to a surge in healthcare practices and ever-changing healthcare regulations, medical assistants are becoming highly valued professionals in New Mexico.
These unique workers serve ambulatory offices and outpatient clinics in both the front end and back end by performing administrative and clinical tasks delegated by physicians.
Each medical assistant carries a unique set of skills and responsibilities based on the needs of his or her employer.
A medical assistant may answer telephones, file records, and call in prescriptions on a typical day. They may also assist a physician during exams, clean exam rooms, and take patients’ vital signs. [Leer en español]