DIPLOMA: Medical Office Assistant

Program coming soon!

Program type

Full-time Diploma, Accredited Post-Secondary program

Time

Day time sessions

Length

36 weeks

Campus

Surrey, BC, Canada

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Office Assistant,
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Secretary, Medical
  • Receptionist, Medical Office/Hospital
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Ward Secretary
  • Booking Clerk


Program Information

This program has been designed to provide students with all of the administrative and clinical knowledge and skills required for employment as a Medical Office Assistant.

During the program students learn to understand and use medical language; perform office procedures, prepare medical records, reports, case histories, correspondence and machine dictation; schedule and confirm medical appointments; receive and communicate messages for doctors and patients; 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.

Strong focus is given to communication skills, Microsoft Office applications, accounting applications, the ability to multitask and prioritize, organizational and detail skills, professional telephone manner, confidentiality, interpersonal skills and being a team player.



Program Includes

  • Classroom (Instructor Led) - 620 hrs
  • Co-Op Placement - 100 hrs


Admission Requirements

Students must meet all of the admissions requirements as listed below.

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older).
  • Immunization report.
  • Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.
  • International students, for language proficiency, require IELTS at least 5.5 band or Canadian Language Benchmark Test level 6 or college’s entrance language test.


Tuition

Coming Soon



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