Clinical Assistants are expected to provide assistance to physicians, nurses, and laboratory technicians in performing clinical tasks.
General duties of these professionals include communicating with patients, taking their history, documenting the information, performing tests and screenings, filling files, and assisting patients in waiting rooms.
An ideal candidate should exhibit good communication skills, active listening skills, sufficient medical knowledge, familiarity with medical terms, and computer competency.
A high school diploma or GED is required for this job.
Clinical Assistant Sample Summary Statements
• Skilled and experienced clinical assistant talented at taking patients’ history, filling forms, documenting information, and performing initial tests. Demonstrated expertise in scheduling appointments, preparing charts, and setting up surgical equipment.
• Highly patient and compassionate individual with a successful track record of working as a clinical assistant. Proficient at providing physical care to the patients, taking their vitals, assisting them in filling forms, and informing them regarding the services offered at the facility.
• Dependable and organized clinical assistant talented at assisting physicians with routine medical procedures. Capable of welcoming, interviewing, and registering patients. Skilled at sanitizing exam rooms and sterilizing and maintain equipment. Also skilled in carrying out related administrative tasks and office procedures.
• Skilled, sympathetic, and flexible clinical assistant capable of prioritizing tasks and performing multiple tasks simultaneously. Willing to work all shifts. Exceptional clinical and administrative expertise. Talented and equipment and supply maintenance.