Certified Medical Assistant


Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Ideal Candidate

  • Provide one-on-one patient care in a hospital or clinical setting.
  • Support nurses or other clinical staff in fulfilling responsibilties.
  • Practice exemplary safety, confidentiality, and cleanliness standards.
  • Explore higher level careers in a healthcare role.
  • Accurately document patient information such as vitals, weight, or health history.