Begin Your Career in Healthcare Administration with Medical Office Assistant Certification from Miller-Motte in Wilmington!
Enjoy working with computers? Consider yourself a people person? Want a career in healthcare? If so, a Medical Office Assistant Certification could be the right career move for you. Our campus is ideally located for students from Wilmington, Leland, Carolina Beach, Burgaw and Hampstead.
With their knowledge of complex office software and medical terminology, Medical Office Assistants, also known as Medical Secretaries, are highly sought after. The demand for these skills is so high that the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 36% increase by the year 2022.
In as little as one year, you too can enter this growing field. By earning a Diploma by completing our Medical Office Assistant program, you’ll gain the technological and medical skills needed to impress employers and get the job you’ve always wanted.
Why Miller-Motte for Medical Office Training?
The Medical Office Assistant program at Miller-Motte gives you a combination of classroom lectures and hands-on training to help you learn and understand the course material. Our computer labs are equipped with the computer software that is used in most medical offices, which enables us to cater to visual learners who require hands-on practice to learn effectively. By graduation, you’ll have the skills and experience to enter and succeed in your new position.
Here are some of the courses you’ll take in our Medical Office Assistant program:
- Medical Computer Applications: This course will teach you how to complete the typical office tasks done by Front-Office Medical Assistants, Patient Service Representatives and other professions using medical office software. You’ll learn how to build databases, create medical reports and enter patient information.
- Medical Terminology: In this course, you become familiar with the medical terms used in healthcare. You’ll learn your way around the word prefixes, suffixes and roots that form complex medical jargon.
- Medical Laws & Ethics: This course provides a comprehensive overview of the legal and ethical principles involved in the medical field. You’ll discuss contracts, HIPAA, risk management, legal responsibilities and more.
For more information on our Medical Office Assistant progra, download our Course Catalog.
What Career Options Are Available with Medical Office Training?
Upon completing medical office training, you’ll be able to pursue a variety of professions, including:
Patient Service Representative
Patient Service Representatives answer questions from patients and help resolve any problems that may occur regarding their accounts. They use their knowledge of medical office software to enter patient information into the computer system and organize patient files.
Billing & Posting Clerk
Billing & Posting Clerks are experts in Medical billing procedures. They prepare invoices, calculate insurance fees and answer questions regarding payments and insurance claims.
Medical Assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical tasks, helping doctors and nurses stay organized by doing everything from maintaining medical records to recording patients’ vital signs. They also update billing and coding information and field patient questions.
Contact Us Today and Let Miller-Motte Help You Jumpstart Your Career!
Admissions Representatives at Miller-Motte can answer any questions you may have about our programs, career resources and financial aid options. Call us at 800.705.9182 to get started today or click here to request information using our online form.