Medical assisting is an especially promising and fulfilling career field in the state of Utah. Medical assistants are often the first members of the medical staff whom patients meet in a physician’s office or outpatient clinic.
These vital workers ensure smooth operations in healthcare settings by performing a wide range of administrative and clinical tasks to support physician operations.
From checking in patients to drawing blood, medical assistants are cross-trained to offer a wide skillset to health practices. Medical assistants may work directly with patients by administering medications and removing sutures, or they may work behind the scenes doing medical billing and analyzing basic lab samples.[Leer en español]