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 Medical Office Administrator Program with Practicum
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SchoolSprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus
LocationChilliwack, BC, Canada
School TypeCareer College
School Size
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length37 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
Prerequisites NotesApplicants must have Grade 12/GED or mature student status. Successful completion of admissions interview and assessments is also required.
Cost
Scholarships
DescriptionMedical Office Administrators perform a variety of administrative duties in doctors’ offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings as well as support of managers and professional employers. Graduates will be skilled in receptionist duties such as greeting and checking in patients; managing and coordinating the scheduling of appointments; compiling patients’ charts; transcribing physicians’ orders; preparing birth and/or death certificates; recording vital signs; ordering hospital supplies; completing the admission, preoperative, and postoperative procedures. CPR, First Aid and WHMIS will be completed during the program.

A typing speed of 50-65 words per minute may also be required for employment. Changes in technology, such as the increasing use of electronic medical records (EMR), means these workers must be comfortable adapting to new software programs. Some employers may require specialized training in EMR systems.
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