Denver Staffing Agency – Medical Assistant Job Outlook Expected to Grow 31%
|Carrie - Medical Assistant - Spine Center Speciality Facility|
- 10/18/2012 |
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J. Kent’s Denver Staffing Managers have seen an increased demand for Medical Assistants (MA) in the Denver market place both for full-time (Direct Hire) positions, and in temporary healthcare staffing.
Denver Medical Assistants – What Do They Do?
In Denver, Colorado Medical Assistants work in a physician’s office, hospital, or other clinical facilities. Denver Medical Assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks under the direction of a qualified physician or other licensed health practitioner.
Job Outlook for Medical Assistants
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, updated March 29, 2012, employment is expected to grow by 31 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Why is the Demand so Great?
Demand will stem from physicians hiring more Medical Assistants to do routine administrative and clinical duties so that physicians can see more patients.
Denver Hospital Requests Temporary Staffing for Eight Week Medical Leave
Recently, one of J. Kent’s clients, a full-service hospital, requested temporary staffing for a Medical Assistant in one of their metro Denver sub-specialty facilities, a spine center. The spine center's physicians, working closely with their Denver Medical Assistants, focus on spinal injuries, and other spine related health problemss. The daily workload is quite heavy and full staffing was required. Therefore, the decision was made to onboard a temporary Medical Assistant to meet the critical human deliverables and keep the center on target during an eight week medical leave.
Denver Staffing Manager Hires Carrie for Eight Week Medical Assistant Temporary Job
J. Kent’s Staffing Manager readily recognized that the specialist physicians needed someone very competent with the ability to be productive day one. After an in-depth interview, testing, background checking, and successfully completing the J. Kent Process, Carrie was hired, as she was best suited for the position above all the other candidates. Let’s take a look at Carrie’s qualifications and background.
Education & Certifications
- Masters of Sciences in Biomedical Sciences, Barry University in Florida, Graduated 2011
- Bachelor of Art in Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Graduated 2008
- Bachelor of Art in Psychology, University of Colorado, Graduated 2008 with Honors
- Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician, Front Range Community College, December 2009
Academic Awards and Activities
- Biomedical Sciences Society
- Psi Chi National Honor Society
- Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medicine Honor Fraternity
- Student Association for Pre-health Professionals
Carrie gained excellent experience working the front lines of healthcare to include:
- Medical Assistant for a cardiovascular group
- Scheduler / New Patient Coordinator for a cardiovascular group
- Undergraduate Researcher – Laboratory Behavioral Neuroscience at CU-Boulder
Computer Skills and Test Results
- MS Word 90%
- MS Excel 90%
- MS PowerPoint 90%
- Typing 58 wpm
Highly Qualified J. Kent Temporary Employee Provides Seamless Support to Denver Spine Specialists
Carrie was indeed exceptional! Identifying Carrie as the right match for our client both in technical skills and cultural fit was the right decision made by J. Kent’s Staffing Managers. Above all, our clients were pleased to have such strong support during the eight week absence of their full-time Medical Assistant. However, they were even more pleased to have such a highly educated, reliable, and productive temporary employee. It was a tremenously good experience for all.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Dictionary of Occupational Titles