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Sample Medical Assistant Interview Questions

Sample Medical Assistant Interview Questions

Sample Medical Assistant Interview Questions

If you’re in the market for a medical assistant job, you need to be ready to discuss your skills and previous experience during the job interview. Prepare by practicing answers to these sample interview questions:
  • Tell me about your previous work experience as a medical assistant.
  • What were your primary responsibilities?
  • What type of responsibilities did you have with patients and visitors?
  • Did you assist with any medical office procedures?
  • Did you counsel patients?
  • Tell me about a challenging situation with a patient and how you handled it.
  • What steps did you take to protect patients’ rights and confidentiality?
  • How did you add value to the patient experience?
  • Were you responsible for oversight of equipment and supplies?
  • Tell me about your computer skills.
  • What have you done at your current/last company to increase revenues, reduce costs or save time?
  • What have you done recently to become a better medical assistant?
  • What makes you a great fit for this position?
  • What type of work schedule are you looking for?
  • Would you be available to work extra hours if needed?

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