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What are three key traits any medical assistant needs to have?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Medical Assistant interview

How to Answer

Think about your daily routine. Tell the interviewer about tasks that require the most skill. Think about your relationship with patients and qualities help you in those interactions. Tell the interviewer how you are observant, patient and positive.

Being observant helps you to notice the details, in medical records and symptoms of patients. Being able to stay relaxed and calm also makes a difference in your interactions. And finally, having a good attitude helps everyone! Your coworkers and patients will always enjoy being around someone who stays positive in the midst of challenges.

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What are three key traits any medical assistant needs to have?
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People person. Listening skills and multi tasker.
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Compassion, communication skills and a passion to learn.
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Bedside manner, compassion, and empathy. Excellent.
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Team player, professional attitude and compassionate.
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Listening skills, talking skills, caring for the patients. I would have to say I am very good at all three.
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Listening skills, reading, writing. I have 10/10
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Proficient, efficient and paying attention to details. I would rate myself as a 10
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Three traits a medical assistant needs is compassion, patience and understanding.
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Good listeners, 10 Very compassionate to patients, 10 And the skills to do the job, 10
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1. Care for people 2. Skill ability 3. Working closely with the doctor.
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Attention to detail, customer service, and multitasking.
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Listening skills, empathy, and compassion.
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Three key traits would be Organization skills Patients Multi tasking I personally think I am a 10 out of 10 in all three of these traits!
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Responsible, reliable and willingness to learn.
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Great communication skills and outgoing.
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Three traits an medical assistant would need are: Accountability, Organized, Good listener, Non judgmental, Adaptable. My three traits are: Organized, Following directions and Compassion.
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Compassion, competency, customer service.
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Three key traits a medical assistant should have is being resourceful, respectful, and consistent.
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Professionals, caring, and patience. The most valuable traits to be successful medical assistant.
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Patience, professionals, and caring. Critical traits.
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Professionals, kindness and honest are the most important traits as a medical assistant should have.
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Organized passionate discrete rate very strong.
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Three traits any medical assistant should have are compassionate, responsible, and efficient.
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Comnpassion desire empathay.
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Kindness, Respectful, Compassionate.
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Compassion, kindness, caring. Superior.
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What are three key traits any medical assistant needs to have? How would you rate your three traits?
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Compassionate, Patient, Empathetic-Excellent.
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Responsible, Compassionate, and Motivated-Responsible to get the job done. Be very compassionate with your work and patients and always stay motivated to complete all task with in what you are doing.
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Empathy, compassion, desire.
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Compasionate, responsible, and dependable.
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Passionate about the job, knowledgable, and communication. I would say a 8. There is always room for more knowledge and being able to get better at your job and improve your knowlege of your skills.

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