It’s no secret, the medical field is growing and in need of more skilled workers. This is a great advantage for people interested in work that helps others with a bright career outlook. Medical assistants are needed in a variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, physician’s practices, nursing homes, clinics, chiropractic offices, laboratories, and more. With 29% medical assistant job growth projected until 2026 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics , many are looking to hop on the Allied Health train and establish themselves in the field. Interested? Let’s dive into what medical assistant do from day-to-day, and see what types of folks do best in this line of work.