|Faculty:||Health Care Administration
|Field of Study:||Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
|Description:||If you’re looking for a rewarding career in healthcare administration, you’ll love being a Medical Office Assistant. Medical Office Assistants assist in preparing patients for physicians, surgeons and practitioners, as well as performing general office and medical office duties.
Medical Office Assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other healthcare practitioners running smoothly. Typical job duties include measuring vital signs, preparing patients for physical exams, assisting pediatricians with children, and preparing surgical trays, performing billing and bookkeeping, working with patient charts and data, and arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services.