Medical Assistants are multi-skilled allied healthcare professionals who may administer medications, assist with minor procedures, record vital signs, take medical histories, prepare patients and rooms for examinations, handle laboratory specimens, provide patient education, and much more.
A Certified Nursing Assistant, or Certified Nursing Aide, is responsible for supporting medical staff in administering care to patients with various injuries, illnesses or disabilities. Their duties include helping patients bathe and maintain proper hygiene, feeding patients or ensuring they take their medication and assessing their patients’ vital signs to notify staff of any changes.
A Patient Care Technician, provides basic health care and support to patients during their stay in a medical facility. Their main duties include sanitizing and cleaning patients’ rooms, monitoring patients’ health and vital signs and assisting patients with basic needs like feeding and grooming