MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
What Is A Medical Office Administrator?
Medical Office Administrators perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in doctor’s offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings. As a Medical Office Administrator, you will be the first person to meet and greet patients and staff upon entering the clinic. You will be required to possess a friendly and welcoming attitude with excellent communication skills. Medical Office Administrators are responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization efficiently. You serve as basis of communication within the office, as well as plan and schedule meetings and appointments, organize and maintain documents and files, manage projects, conduct research, and provide information by use of telephone, email, and postal service.
Working within a medical office, Medical Office Administrators may be required to transcribe dictation and assist physicians or medical staff with reports, and conference proceedings. Most medical office staffs need to be familiar with insurance rules, billing practices, and hospital or laboratory procedures according to their province.
Program Objectives / Job Opportunities
The Anderson College Medical Office Administrator Diploma Program emphasizes on the practical and theoretical subjects that will teach the students proper managerial skills necessary to work in a medical office. Subjects covered will include patient care and communication, requisition forms, insurance billing, patient documentation and confidentiality, scheduling appointments and meeting organization.
Anderson College students will also be introduced to the hospital setting by familiarizing themselves with the various departments of the hospital and its admissions processes.
Once you have earned your diploma in as a Medical Office Administrator, you can find employment within: