Canadian College of Health, Science & Technology

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Medical Office Administration

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Program Information

School:Canadian College of Health, Science & Technology
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Description:Medical Office Assistants work in doctors’ offices, hospitals, medical clinics, pharmaceutical companies, government health agencies and a variety of other medical office settings. They are integral members of the health care delivery team and perform many administrative and some basic clinical procedures. Typical Job Titles include Medical Office Assistant, Medical Secretary, Medical Billing Clerk/Secretary, Medical Office Administrator, Medical Receptionist, Clinical Assistant, Ward Secretary and Booking Clerk.

Their duties may require them to: Attributes of a successful Medical Office Assistant include knowledge of Doctors’ general office procedures, typing and proficiency in medical terminology, good written and verbal communication skills, strong word processing skills, ability to multi task and prioritize, good organizational and detail skills, pleasant professional telephone manner, medical billing knowledge, dependable, flexible, empathetic, honest, able to maintain confidential information, excellent interpersonal skills, and being a team player.

URL:Medical Office Administration at Canadian College of Health, Science & Technology
Length:30 Week(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    To be accepted into the program, applicants must submit the following requirements: Grade 12 (OSSD @ the General level or better) or Mature student; Good general health; Good oral and written English skills; Medical Certificate (free of communicable disease with up to date immunization status); Hepatitis B immunization is strongly recommended; and an admissions interview to determine suitability for the program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 14, 2009