Pediatric Medical Assistant Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Pediatric Medical Assistant

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Pediatric Medical Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing clinical and administrative support to our pediatricians and ensuring the smooth operation of our pediatric clinic. The Pediatric Medical Assistant will work closely with patients and their families to provide compassionate care and support.


  • Assist pediatricians with patient exams and procedures
  • Take vital signs and record patient medical history
  • Administer vaccines and medications as directed by the pediatrician
  • Prepare exam rooms and ensure they are clean and stocked with necessary supplies
  • Answer patient questions and provide education on pediatric health topics
  • Assist with patient scheduling and follow-up appointments
  • Perform administrative tasks such as filing, data entry, and phone triage


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a medical assistant program
  • Prior experience working in a pediatric clinic or similar healthcare setting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of electronic medical records

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Manual dexterity and visual acuity to perform clinical tasks

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a pediatric clinic setting
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases and bodily fluids
  • May be required to work evenings or weekends as needed

Salary and Benefits: Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance,

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Pediatric Medical Assistant

What is the best way to find and hire a Pediatric Medical Assistant near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Pediatric Medical Assistant applicants. Employers posting their Pediatric Medical Assistant job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Pediatric Medical Assistant applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Pediatric Medical Assistant are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 22 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Pediatric Medical Assistant positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Pediatric Medical Assistant role?
SMS has 100% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Pediatric Medical Assistant job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Pediatric Medical Assistants are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 183% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Pediatric Medical Assistant applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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