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medical administrative assistant





Medical administrative assistants work very closely with health professionals. They provide office support such as correspondence, fixing appointments and answering queries of patients.

Scope note

Excludes people performing patients treatment or medical treatment assistance.

Alternative Labels

healthcare assistant

medical PA

medical assistant

health services administrative assistant

medical institution personal assistant

secretary in medical institution

medical institution administrative assistant


medical administrative assistant

personal assistant

healthcare secretary

administrative assistant in medical institution

medical receptionist

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: