triOS College (Hamilton Campus)

Medical Office Assistant

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Program Information

School:triOS College (Hamilton Campus)
Faculty:Faculty of Healthcare
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Description:Medical Office Assistants are an important part of the health care team with expanding job responsibilities. As a medical office assistant, you are often responsible for greeting patients, scheduling appointments, filing records, and purchasing supplies and equipment. Other duties may include patient admissions, assisting with examinations, accounting and insurance billing. You will use computers to enter and access important patient information on a daily basis.

During the program students learn to understand and use medical language; perform Doctors’ general office procedures, type medical records, reports, case histories, correspondence and machine dictation; schedule and confirm medical appointments; receive and communicate messages for doctors and patients; interview patients to complete forms, documents and case histories; initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records; prepare financial statements and handle billing procedures including medical billing, insurance, and other claim forms; promote safety and work in a safe manner; order supplies and maintain inventory; plan and initiate procedural set ups including those required for patient preparation and maintenance for supplies and equipment; perform simple diagnostic procedures such as vital signs; and collect patient specimens as required.
URL:Medical Office Assistant at triOS College (Hamilton Campus)
Length:38 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.

    High School Graduation Diploma or Mature Student Status (18 years of age and academic achievement assessment passed). Passing score on the triOS entrance assessment. Demonstrated fluency in English (oral and written). Admissions Interview to determine suitability for a career as a Medical Office Assistant.

    * 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 August 09, 2018