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 Medical Office Administrator - Health Unit Clerk
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SchoolSprott Shaw College - Kelowna Campus
LocationKelowna, BC, Canada
School TypeCareer College
School Size
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length50 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have Grade 12/GED or mature student status (all transcripts must be "true certified copies" or originals).
Cost
National: $12,595

This cost estimate does not include books, supplies and other applicable costs. There is also a non-refundable registration fee of $250 for Domestic Students and $350 for International Students.
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DescriptionThis program combines the basic knowledge of an Medical Office Administrator with the specialized knowledge of a Health Unit Clerk which will open many more job opportunity doors for the student
Medical Office Assistants 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. They are employed in offices throughout the public and private sectors. Medical Office Assistants type correspondence, reports, invoices and related material from handwritten copy or machine dictation, using a computer. This may include the preparation of presentation materials. They also prepare routine correspondence and compile data, statistics and other information. Some assistants assist committees by taking minutes.

The duties of Medical Assistants also include specialized tasks. They schedule and confirm medical appointments, deliver messages between doctors and patients, type medical records and reports from handwritten notes, and interview patients to complete forms and case histories. They also make sure doctors get paid, by completing insurance as well as other claim forms and handling billing procedures. They may order medical supplies as well as regular office supplies. It should be noted that medical assistants are very often referred to as medical office secretaries, and related training programs in this province may also use that title.
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