Employers hiring medical assistants are looking for candidates with a mastery of both clerical and interpersonal skills. Expect to be quizzed on health care procedures as well as experience tending to patient needs. You may be asked to answer role-play question that will test your ability to handle difficult patients in a sympathetic and professional way. Be aware that many employers will expect candidates to be certified by the American Association of Medical Assistants.
Would you be willing to work for 2 weeks as a training process to eliminate undesirable candidates before hiring you?
I stated I would have to take a day to consider this and contact her with my decision.