If you have recently completed a medical assistant training program, you may be both excited and nervous about starting your new career. You learned all of the technical and clinical aspects in training, but there is still plenty of soft skills to develop on the job. As a medical assistant, Usher Khan aspires to become a physician and is passionate about the medical field. Today he shares 4 tips for new medical assistants.
- Show up to work a few minutes early so you have time to get organized and prepared for the day. Being a medical assistant can be stressful, so starting your day on a good note is important.
- Remember you are part of a team. It can be frustrating being told what to do by the higher-ups all the time, but you are still a vital part of the team. The better you do your job, the better everyone else can do their job as well.
- If you aren’t a good multitasker, now is the time to learn that skill.
- Be open to constantly learning. There are always skills to improve upon, especially at the beginning of your career. Take some advice from more experienced medical assistants you may be working with.
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