triOS College (Kitchener Campus)

Medical Office Assistant

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Program Information

School:triOS College (Kitchener 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.

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, Medical Billing Secretary, Medical Office Administrator, Medical Receptionist, Clinical Assistant, Ward Secretary and Booking Clerk.
URL:Medical Office Assistant at triOS College (Kitchener 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 08, 2018