Becoming a medical assistant (MA) in New Mexico starts with getting your high school diploma or GED. After that, you are legally allowed to work as an MA, but the vast majority of employers look for MAs with a national certification. As an MA in New Mexico, you will be expected to help doctors and nurses with a range of clinical and administrative duties, though these will vary depending on your health care setting, education, and certification. New Mexico doesn’t specifically lay out a scope of responsibilities for MAs.
Read on to find out more about online medical assistant certification in New Mexico.