Medical Assistant (Certified) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Assistant (Certified)?

Medical Assistant (Certified) in Portland:
"Unorganized, understaffed. Unappreciated, overworked."
Pros: The patients.
Cons: Yearly reviews are so late, meeting to come are only talked about. Bad office manager, that gossips about other coworkers, unrealistic expectations for how much work there is for 1 person. Old equipment, unable to get substantial raises. Too much negativity, unprofessional.

Medical Assistant (Certified) in Pittsburgh:
One extra year of school and you could be an LPN, more opportunities.should start in primary care to learn the basics , then jump into which ever specialty you enjoy most. Having the primary care experience will help immensely in which ever specialty you choose.

Medical Assistant (Certified) in Logansport:
Pros: I get to help others and educate them about their health.
Cons: Not all employees are happy to be at work.

Medical Assistant (Certified) in Memphis:
Make sure your on time, come prepared, stay late without complaining, always smile and be willing to help and learn new things.

Medical Assistant (Certified) in Los Angeles:
Pros: I enjoy administering vaccines, injections and performing blood work.
Cons: The pay rate is not fair. I'm getting paid the same wage as a medical assistant who does not have a certificate.

Medical Assistant (Certified) in Greenwood:
Pros: Very wonderful staff and patients. Very fast paced and busy. No weekend work. Hours are very flexibile.
Cons: At times it can be very stressful due to not having enough staff for the enormous amount of patients we have.

Medical Assistant (Certified) in Raleigh:
"Medical Assisting."
Pros: I love the fact that I work in a facility , I see on a weekly basis that I am part of making a difference in the health of overweight patience. Not just to see the pounds melt off but also to see that blood pressures drop, cholesterol levels drop and diabetic patients sugar levels drop.
Cons: Some times my job can be stressful and demanding. I train new employees and although I take pride in that it sometimes slows me down. .