The Medical Assistant is a health care professional who has acquired cognitive, psychomotor and socio-emotional skills in procedures performed in the outpatient medical care environment, performs activities related to patient care under the guidance of a doctor and supervision of the registered nurse Participate in assessment
initial patient, control of vital signs, contributes to the administration of some medications and is professionally trained to take blood samples,
electrocardiogram studies, and others that are performed in a clinic or doctor's office.
The significance of their work is reflected in the ability to alleviate the workload of doctors, allowing them to focus on more complex diagnoses and treatments. Additionally, the close presence of a clinical medical assistant contributes to a more personalized experience for patients, creating an environment of trust and comfort.
The clinical medical assistant not only performs technical tasks, but also plays a crucial role in humanizing healthcare. His contribution is essential to ensure that each patient receives quality care and to strengthen efficiency in the health system.