Medical administrative specialists are employed in hospitals, clinics, physician offices, insurance companies and other organizations connected to the medical field. Administrative duties include composing/transcribing correspondence, managing doctors’ schedules, preparing professional presentations, scheduling patient appointments, maintaining patient files and transcribing patient reports.
According to CAREERwise Education, Minnesota's career, education and job resource, employment for medical assistants is seeing very high growth compared to other careers. There will be a need for about 14,507 new Medical Assistants to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.
Graduates secure employment in positions such as Medical Office Clerks, Medical Office Secretaries, Medical Office Specialists and Patient Services Representatives.