Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

Play a critical role in keeping the healthcare office running smoothly as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA).

As a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (also called a Medical Office Secretary or Medical Office Assistant), you’ll keep healthcare offices running efficiently and effectively. This is a highly-rewarding profession - and not only monetarily. Medical assistants are often the first to greet and help patients, and can help set the stage for a patient’s experience.

As a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Review and answer practice correspondence
  • Operate computer systems to accomplish office tasks
  • Answer calls, schedule appointments, greet patients and maintain files
  • Update and maintain patient and other practice-specific information
  • Coordinate operation reports such as time and attendance

Medical assisting is one of the fastest-growing careers in America. By becoming a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), you’ll have the recognized credentials healthcare employers are searching for now. Don’t wait a moment longer to change your life — start your path to becoming a Medical Assistant!

Employment of medical assistants is expected to grow at nearly three times the rate of the average of all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Source)

Technology advancements mean that clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, optometrists and more need qualified professionals to keep their offices running smoothly.

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