Sample Clinical Assistant Job Description

A clinical assistant job description should provide potential candidates with a good sense of the primary responsibilities and qualifications required for a position. Use this clinical assistant job description sample to help you write a clear, detailed and informative job description that will attract the right talent.

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We are a leading provider of clinical assistant services in the healthcare industry. Our mission is to provide quality patient care and support through our innovative, collaborative approach. We aim to empower patients with access to high-quality medical care in an environment where they can feel confident about their health and well being. As a leader in providing comprehensive service for clients across all industries, we have been recognized as one of America's Top Healthcare Companies by Fortune Magazine (Best Places To Work). The company has grown from a small office to a large, multi-specialty practice.


The clinical assistant is responsible for providing clinical support to patients and families in a variety of settings. This may include supporting medical, occupational therapy and physical therapy. The position requires an individual who has excellent communication skills with patients, families, caregivers, physicians, nurses, other health professionals and others. Must be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and have strong organizational skills and be capable of meeting deadline requirements while maintaining high standards of quality service delivery.

Detailed job duties include:

  • Provide clinical support to the patient and family in a safe, efficient manner.
  • Provide direct care for patients with complex medical conditions, including but not limited to: acute pain, chronic illness or other health related disorders.
  • Analyze symptoms using appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Perform routine laboratory work on patients that require special attention.
  • Support physician orders from physicians.
  • Review all medications prescribed by the doctor.


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited clinical assistant program
  • Minimum one year experience as clinical assistant in the field, with at least two years working within a healthcare setting or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Ability for self-directed learning
  • Strong interpersonal skills including good verbal/written communications skills


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO) 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Health savings account with company match for full time employees
  • Employee stock purchase plan
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