Certified medical assistant

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Common questions about being a Certified Medical Assistant

Will I be happy pursuing this career path?

In this field, you are providing personal assistance, medical attention as well as emotional support to both patients and coworkers, so empathy is a must. You should be well organized and able to multi-task effectively with attention to details because you will be handling numerous clients' personal health records throughout the day. You will be dealing with the public directly, so you need to be dependable and able to communicate well, actively listen and problem-solve efficiently. If you're comfortable and feel challenged by these elements of the job, then you'll love it.

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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Is it possible to receive financial assistance while working towards my certification?

There are numerous scholarships available to help assist you with your education costs, you just need to be diligent in researching your options and the requirements necessary for earning the scholarship.

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