Medical Assistant Job Overview
Medical assistants are administrative professionals who work in a healthcare setting. They provide many administrative, medical and clerical services to a doctor’s office.
This may include assisting patients with filling out admission forms, managing insurance information and updating records.
The job of a medical assistant is not entirely administrative as they are required to perform many clinical duties as well which may include managing lab tests, taking samples, obtaining medical histories and preparing patients for medical or clinical procedures.
When writing a cover letter for an entry-level medical assistant position, you need to find out your key abilities and skills and how to put them effectively in a cover letter.
This is especially true if you are applying for this position without the required experience or changing your career path.
The following cover letter will help you in this regard.
Medical Assistant Cover Letter with No Experience
3290 Fred Thew Road
Peru, NY 89300
marline @ email . com
September 15, 2018
Mr. William Shatner
39 Main Street
Peru, NY 63799
Dear Mr. Shatner:
I came across Allied Health’s need for Medical Assistant and am applying for the same in anticipation of providing your organization with the benefit of my relevant skills and knowledge. Following my BLS and Medical Assistance certifications, I have been aspiring to work with a dedicated healthcare facility where I could utilize my knowledge of administrative and clinical work in a professional environment.
Throughout my medical assisting career, I have always effectively assumed increasing responsibilities. Specifically, I am well versed in:
– Obtaining, verifying, and recording the health history of patients.
– Collecting specimen, changing dressings and administering medication.
– Preparing instruments and supplies.
– Providing primary patient care as ordered.
– Assisting healthcare professionals during exams, diagnostic procedures, and treatments.
As far as administrative duties are concerned, I am adept at filling admission forms and managing insurance information as well. With great work ethics and a demeanor, I can communicate effectively with patients and their families. My organizational skills dictate that I manage schedules in a well-organized manner.
I am excited at the prospect of putting my skills to achieve the mission of Allied Health and would welcome an opportunity to speak with you about this possibility in detail. I can be contacted at the number given below if further information is needed. To follow-up, I will call you after 7 working days.
Thank you very much for your time and consideration.
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