Choosing to pursue a career as a Medical Assistant places you amongst a group of service-focused individuals whom have recognized that medical careers allow you to become an invaluable member of a patient’s medical team. In addition, the career stability in this sector remains unparalleled. WHAT DOES A MEDICAL ASSISTANT DO? A Medical Assistant’s job duties include but are not limited to: • Obtaining and recording an accurate patient history • Performing EKG’s and venipuncture • Assist physician with X-rays • Schedule appointments & process patient’s payments. • Perform vital signs assessments (temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration) • Collaborate with physicians and other members of the health care team.