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, and perform 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, preparing surgical trays, performing billing and bookkeeping, working with patient charts and data, and arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services.
Prior to Medical Office Assistant program admission, Program Advisors will outline practice education requirements. Upon enrolment, students will be informed of next steps and timelines. Requirements for practice education placements include:
Please note, additional criteria may be required to fulfill industry guidelines. Students will be informed in advance of any requirements that need to be fulfilled for placements.
You could be eligible for Employment Insurance funding for education, government student loans, as well as other financing options; Stenberg’s Financial Aid Officer would be happy to provide further assistance.