HPC Celebrates Medical Assistants Week Oct. 19-23

HPC Celebrates Medical Assistants Week Oct. 19-23



Lee ChampionBy Lee Champion, RN, MSN, Nurse Clinic Director and Risk Manager

Medical assisting is an allied health profession whose practitioners’ function as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedures. With their unique versatility, medical assistants are proving to be the allied health professional of choice for this decade and beyond. Medical assisting is one of the nation’s careers growing much faster than average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Medical Assistants at HPC

Our medical assistants at HPC are multiskilled allied health professionals who perform a wide range of administrative and clinical roles with skill, dedication and loyalty. All of the medical assistants at HPC are cross trained and are an asset to our patients and providers with their vast knowledge in working in primary care.

They make a substantial contribution to the quality of health by promoting and maintaining cooperative and successful relationships between patients and providers and are vital members of the team.

HPC Celebrates Medical Assistants Week Oct. 19-23We have medical assistants who are our subject matter experts in Pediatrics that work with pediatricians providing care to infants, children and teens under the age of 18.

We also have medical assistants that specialize in Women’s Health care. They participate in quality measures that are applicable to this specialty.

We are very grateful for our medical assistants at HPC:

Carolina Barraza, Oxana Blas, Traci Gentry, Alicia Jimenez, Mayra Lemus, NRCMA, Andrea Madrigal, Teresa Najera, NRCMA, Tracie Ostermeier, RMA, Taylor Sanders, RMA, Ruth Ungang, Kallie Weas and Darayu Wilson.