Healthcare is a multi-dimensional field. The vast array of medical specialties and sub-specialties provide the certified medical assistant with limitless employment opportunities. Though you may begin your career in a clinic or out-patient center, you may want to specialize in another area of medicine at some point. Luckily, medical assistants are able to work in many specialty areas. Here is a peek at a few specialties that medical assistants commonly work in.
Medical assistants are specially trained healthcare professionals who perform a variety of duties in an ambulatory care setting, including patient care, laboratory skills and office duties. Medical assistants can earn credentials after graduating from a medical assisting program. The certified medical assistant (CMA) credential is offered through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and is a widely recognized credential for this profession.