Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Medical Support Assistant is $17.21
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Support Assistants?
An entry-level Medical Support Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.85 based on 16 salaries. An early career Medical Support Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.42 based on 125 …Read more
What Do Medical Support Assistants Do?
Medical support assistants work primarily in medical facilities, such as hospitals, medical clinics, and doctors' private practices to perform administrative duties and organize patients' data and schedules. They work closely with patients' physicians, nurses, and other medical staff and must be able to work well in a team environment, and they may also work directly with patients and call insurance companies on their behalf to inquire about insurance benefits.
Medical support assistants input …Read more
- Assist physician/provider with patient examination procedures and support with exams as needed.
- Contribute to patient data base by collecting and accurately documenting information such as height, weight, allergies, vital signs, and patient education needs for review by the physician/provider.
- Assist in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the supervision of the physician/provider.
- Collect and accurately document patient information and provide patient education and information on procedures.