Position Overview

A Medical Assistant performs clerical and medical assisting tasks to run the office efficiently.

Specific responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling appointments, filling forms, handling mail, organizing hospital admissions, providing laboratory services, and managing billing and secretarial tasks.

Below is a great cover letter and resume sample for medical assistant job. This combination will assist you with building an effective job application set.

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Medical Assistant Cover Letter Sample

 

 

Sara Chris

555 Richmond Hill Street, Vaughan, ON D9V 6V9
(000) 236-8512
sara.chris @ email . com


October 16, 2017

Ms. Claire Smith
Clinic Administrator
St. Louis Community Clinic
333 Ada Boulevard
London, ON 7P2 H7W

 

Dear Ms. Smith:

My associate’s degree in medical assisting and strong clerical skills coupled with hands-on experience in medical assisting makes me a perfect contender for Medical Assistant position at  St. Louis Community Clinic. If hired, I will definitely add value to your clinic’s operations owing to my dedication and commitment to achieve the patient care targets.

Through my diverse hands-on experiences, I developed expertise in taking and recording vital signs, keeping care of the treatment rooms, maintaining records of the office and patients, preparing patients for treatment and performing preliminary physical tests.

I am known to maintain a secure and organized work environment by establishing and following predefined standards and procedures. In addition, I possess outstanding verbal/written communication and organization skills, aptitude to maintain privacy and have a customer focused approach.

I look forward to meeting with you to talk about how my knowledge will helpful for your Clinic. I will be contented to come to your office on any weekday morning to meet with you. In case of any questions about my credentials, you can reach me at (000) 129-9009.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

 

Sincerely,

(Signature)

Sara Chris

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Medical Assistant Resume Sample

 

 

Sara Chris

555 Richmond Hill Street, Vaughan, ON D9V 6V9
(000) 236-8512
sara.chris @ email . com


Medical Assistant

Bringing high level of energy, great attention to detail, and exceptional problem solving skills.

SUMMARY
Patient-focused and compassionate Medical Assistant with more than 9 years’ progressive experience with well-known healthcare settings. Well-versed in providing basic medical support, taking medical histories and performing clerical tasks. Friendly and active individual who is Known for providing excellent customer service to visitors, patients and families. Bilingual: English/French.

CORE MEDICAL ASSISTING SKILLS

✓ Scheduling appointments ✓ Drawing blood ✓ Administering injections
✓ Taking vitals ✓ Medical terminology ✓ Communication
✓ Exam room preparation ✓ Ordering supplies ✓ Customer service

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Medical Assistant | ABC Hospital, Toronto, ON | 2009 – present
• Take patients’ medical histories and record vitals
• Prepare patients for examinations,
• Assist physicians throughout examinations
• Dispose of used supplies
•  Sterilize medical instruments
• Instruct patients regarding medications and special diets
• Give details of medical procedures to patients
• Collect and arrange laboratory specimens
• Perform basic laboratory tests

Medical Assistant | St. Paul Clinic, Windsor, ON | 2006 – 2009
• Organized examination room instruments and apparatus
• Took electrocardiograms, eliminate sutures, and change dressings of patients
• Kept waiting and examining rooms orderly and clean
• Obtained and maintained supplies and equipment
• Prepared and administered medications
• Approved drug refills and telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy
• Drew blood and prepare patients for x-rays

EDUCATION
City College, Windsor, ON – 2005
Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

CERTIFICATION
Current BLS and CPR

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS
• EMR
• MS Windows, Word, Excel and Outlook