If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare administration in BC, becoming a Medical Office Assistant could be just what you are looking for. An excellent medical office assistant, also known as a medical office administrator or a medical receptionist, handle office tasks such as bookkeeping and appointment booking, and also act as a resource for the entire office.
The Executive Medical Office Assistant program at Sprott Shaw College begins by focusing on office fundamentals such as office procedures, using MS Office and Sage 50 (Simply) Accounting and MSP billing procedures and codes.
Throughout the MOA courses, you will learn how to efficiently schedule appointments, transcribe medical records and reports from handwritten notes and how to complete insurance as well as other claim forms and handling billing procedures.
Courses also focus on the soft skills so you can communicate effectively with both doctors and patients, and to become a liaison between the two as required.
In addition to the office procedures courses, you will learn Medical Terminology, how anatomy and physiology are related to the body systems and receive expanded training in areas such as digital marketing (including social media) and travel/event planning.
As a graduate of Sprott Shaw College's are well equipped to handle the many demands of any medical office or clinic.
Contact Sprott Shaw College to find out about admission requirements, program length, tuition fees, course start dates and how you can begin training for a medical office admin career.
I was so lost before I came to Sprott Shaw, not knowing where to go. I was given a sense of hope from the start, that everything was going to work out. My confidence was restored and I was ready for the big journey of finding employment. Not only did I find a job, but I found my dream job! My advice for students, is find yourself a good network of support and DON'T GIVE UP!" - Tanya S - Medical Office Assistant Program