Your resume for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) position is a brief overview of your skills, qualifications and experiences that are parallel to the job description given by employer in the advertisement. It serves as a marketing tool that sells your abilities in terms of patient care and medical facility management.

CMA Resume Tips

• Craft a concise yet comprehensive document containing adequate information of your most relevant qualifications and experiences.

• Write your skills, experiences and education using keywords and medical terminology. It will help you get scrutinized in computerized shortlisting.

• Each word and phrase in your resume should be written in way which demonstrate your expertise in medical assisting arena.

• Send a CMA Cover letter along with your resume.

Related: Entry Level Medical Assistant Cover Letter


Certified Medical Assistant Resume Sample



58 Example Street ● Canton, MS 65287 ● Cellular: 999-898-9999 ● Email:


Bringing exceptional patient care and clerical skills to help improve the efficiency of facility.

Professional Highlights
• Energetic and target-oriented individual with 5+ years’ experience working as a Medical Assistant
• Medical Assistant Certification through AMT (American Medial Technologists)
• Certifications: CPR, ARMA and BLS
• Adept at taking patients’ vital signs; blood pressure, temperature, height, and weight
• Competent at documenting care provided in the patient’s medical record
• Hands-on experience in assisting patients with exams and minor procedures
• Proven ability to maintain a safe environment for patients and staff

Core Skills & Competencies

• Patient needs determination• Treatment rooms preparation
• Preparing/Screening patients• Medical terminology
• Physiological status monitoring• Patient education
• First aid and CPR• Obtaining information from patients
• Minor surgeries/physicals assistance• Tests and treatments scheduling
• Files and records maintenance• Specimen collection
• Front desk and clerical support• Supplies stocking and maintenance



Certified Medical Assistant

• Welcome patients and obtain their medical history and relevant information
• Provide direct patient care in keeping with the patient’s condition and age
• Help in collection of data such as biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors
• Screen patients and assist them with medical treatment
• Ensure patients comfort and prepare them for examination
• Oversee medications per specified policies and procedures
• Reinforce patient education as provided by the physician
• Identify patient problems and create the plan of care as directed by the Physician or RN
• Stock treatment rooms with necessary equipment and instruments
• Strictly adhere to healthcare facility policies and procedures

DUPAGE MEDICAL GROUP – Glen Ellyn, IL | Jan 2010 – May 2011
Medical Assistant

• Ensured comfort of patients and provided timely attention to them
• Conducted all regular procedures such as hearing and visual examinations
• Assisted physicians in healthcare activities and minor surgeries
• Greeted patients during medical part of their visit
• Created and maintained medical records and documentation
• Scheduled treatment, care and diagnostic tests
• Collected and labeled specimens
• Helped patients with examinations and procedures
• Obtained vital signs
• Received and screened telephone calls
• Created and organized patient files and records
• Provided information to patients and families on departmental policies and procedures


Grocery Clerk (Part Time) | City Store, Glen Ellyn, IL  | 2009
• Provided exceptional customer service and resolved issues of customers

Babysitter | ABC CARE, Glen Ellyn, IL | Summer 2008
• Cared for children of different ages at employers’ home

Canton Community Cillege, Canton, MS | 2009
Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

American Association of Medical Assistants: AAMA


“I am enthusiastic to take challenging responsibilities of examination, diagnostic and treatment room.”