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A List of the Many Medical Assistant Job Positions and Titles

Updated on March 28, 2015

How do I know I am qualified for a Medical Assisting position?

Even if you are unfamiliar with specialized fields, don't be afraid to apply. Employers will post any distinct requirements; such as certification, specialized training, degree type, and experience. Most of these specialized fields do on-the-job-training. So don’t be discouraged if you are unfamiliar with the various processes in the different fields. It’s a great way to get into a new field and increase your salary.

Additional Notes

What are Floating Positions? Big employment agencies or medical health branches that work with numerous clinics and hospitals like to hire temporary basic/entry level medical assistants. They are often called floaters. Floaters can be an entry-level medical assistant, who has an immense range of knowledge in the medical assistant field. Floaters have to be able to effortlessly adapt to diverse office settings or different clinical areas on a daily basis. They are generally on call workers. They can be used short and long-term projects.

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Different Medical Assistant Jobs and Job Titles

  • Administrative - Back Office Assistant
  • Administrative - Medical Assistant
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Clinical - Medical Assistant
  • Clinical - Medical Associate
  • Clinical - Medical Support Staff
  • EKG Specialist
  • EKG Tech
  • EKG Technician
  • Front Desk Assistant
  • Front Office Help
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Healthcare Associate
  • Healthcare Support Worker
  • Inpatient Phlebotomist
  • Laboratory Phlebotomist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical - Assistant - Back Office Support
  • Medical - Assistant Float (See Additional Notes)
  • Medical - Assistant Receptionist
  • Medical - Home Health Aide
  • Medical - Nurses Aid
  • Medical - Nursing Assistant
  • Medical - Office Assistant
  • Medical - Office Associate
  • Medical - Office Clerk
  • Medical - Office Laboratory Aid
  • Medical - Office Secretary
  • Medical - Office Support Staff
  • Medical - Personal Assistant
  • Medical - Reception Associate
  • Medical - Receptionist
  • Medical - Records Clerk
  • Medical - Sales
  • Medical - Secretary
  • Medical - Staff Assistant
  • Medical - Support Assistant
  • Medical - Support Specialist
  • Medical - Technical Assistant
  • Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA)
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Support
  • Outpatient Phlebotomist
  • Patient Care Associate
  • Phlebotomist
  • Phlebotomy Specialist
  • Phlebotomy Tech
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
  • Secretary
  • Traveling Phlebotomy Associate


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    • Joey Kuhnert profile image

      Joey K 2 years ago from United States

      Hope everyone enjoyed this post. Feel free to comment. Thanks so much. - Joey