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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a medical assistant?

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What are the types of medical assistants?

The three basic types of medical assistants are:

  • Clinical medical assistants
  • Administrative medical assistants
  • General medical assistants
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Where can a medical assistant work?

A medical assistant can work in:

  • Drug clinics
  • Medical offices
  • Hospitals
  • Patients' homes
  • Outpatient facilities
  • Surgical and operating centers
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What are the strengths of a medical assistant?

Is it hard to become a medical assistant?

What is the hardest thing about being a medical assistant?

Is being a medical assistant stressful?

Does a medical assistant make good money?

Is it possible to take a medical assistant exam without going back to school?

Is it possible to pursue a medical assistant degree online?

What qualities make a good medical assistant?

What is the most important role of a medical assistant?

What other jobs can medical assistants do?

What is the difference between working in medical billing and coding and being a medical assistant?

What skills should a medical assistant have?

What are the job duties of a medical assistant?

Can a medical assistant work without being American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) certified?

Do medical assistants get paid weekly or biweekly?

Is it possible to become a doctor after being a medical assistant?

What can a medical assistant not do?

Is being a medical assistant a good career?

What kind of benefits do medical assistants get?

Do medical assistants work holidays?

Can a medical assistant work in any state?

Can medical assistant work with patients in their homes?

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