How to Write Your Medical Assistant Resume
Over the years many medical assistants have submitted their own resume writing tips to us to help
others. Here are the best ones:
Create Your Book of Success
A book of success is a note book with an insert cover that says 'Book of Success' and an inspirational
poem, words of wisdom, or something you like. Inside have a studio professional photo of yourself, your
resume, example cover letter with your professional objective, followed by all diplomas, certificates,
degrees, letters and so on. Every time you move on, have your supervisor write something positive about
you in this book. Every time you graduate same for instructors and instead of class mates signing year
books, have them sign your book-references at your fingertips (get permission, of course).
Resume Writing Tip # 1
By Tim Dominique, Goodyear, AZ: I am returning to the medical assistant field after a decade in the
business world. There are several formats in which to write a resume. Create a "Book of Success". You
Resume Writing Tip # 2
By Tashi Ramirez, Chicago, IL: Don't overload your resume with educational details, but do highlight the
areas where you achieved good results.
Resume Writing Tip # 3
By Geoff Fiorini, San Antonio, TX: Remember to include to mention your Current CPR Certification, and
special certifications, such as in X-Ray or medication aide.
Resume Writing Tip # 4
By Gloria Miller, Bordentown, NJ: Trying to meet the expectations of the "boss" are the most important
elements of the medical assistant's resume, however, never lie on your application, or resume.