Part III - Job Duties for Medical Administrative Assistants There are a variety of job titles that exist for the position of medical administrative assistant, but usually essential duties remain the same. Requirements List at least 10 common duties that are performed. You can use bullets, a diagram, or just number them. Be creative. Part IV - Culture Beliefs Working as a medical administrative assistant can bring different challenges. One challenge one may have to understand is how to interact with patients of different cultures and beliefs. Requirements List 15 different common patient or cultural beliefs and behaviors associated with health care treatment.