|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.