Medical assistants (MAs) are a rapidly growing and increasingly important workforce. High MA turnover, however, is common and employers report applicants frequently do not meet their needs. We collected survey responses from a representative sample of Washington’s MAs with certified status (MA-Cs) to understand their demographic, education and employment backgrounds; job satisfaction; and career plans.
Authors:Skillman SM, Dahal A, Frogner BK, Andrilla CHA
Journal/Publisher:Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington
Citation:Skillman SM, Dahal A, Frogner BK, Andrilla CHA. Medical Assistants in Washington State: Demographic, Education, and Work Characteristics of the State’s Medical Assistant-Certified Workforce. Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington, Jan 2019.
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