Get the Skills to Become a Medical Office Assistant
9 Month Medical Office Assistant Program in the Greater Toronto Area
If you’re drawn to helping people, but you don’t want to spend years in medical school, consider becoming a Medical Office Assistant. With less than a year of training, you could start a brand new career on the administrative, patient-facing side of a clinical setting. What’s more, there’s room for growth. You can advance in your career, or continue your training while gaining experience in the medical field.
If you have good people skills, can remain calm and collected, and are organized, then begin your career training to become a Medical Office Assistant.
The best way to see if Oxford College is the right fit for you is to come in and visit the school. You can tour our facilities, and meet with both students and instructors. Schedule a Tour Now or Get More Info.
Become Qualified in Medical Office Assisting
The Medical Office Assistant program at Oxford College prepares you to find employment in the growing healthcare sector. As a Medical Office Assistant, you will greet people arriving at a medical office, hospital, or other establishments. You’ll also direct visitors to the appropriate person or service, answer and forward telephone calls, take messages, schedule appointments, and perform other clerical duties.
During the Medical Office Assistant program, you’ll learn how to:
- Greet patients and schedule appointments using a manual or computerized system, direct them to the appropriate contacts or services, and provide general information in person and by phone
- Receive and record payments for services
- Interview patients to obtain and process information required to provide hospital and medical services
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Countless Career Opportunities
Graduates are employed by hospitals, medical and dental offices, and other offices throughout the public and private sectors.
Upon completion of the program, graduates may find employment as:
- Medical Office Assistant
- Medical Secretary
- Medical Office Administrator
- Medical Billing Specialist
- Clinical Assistant
- Medical Transcriptionist
While Medical Office Assisting is a gratifying career in and of itself, you also have room to progress if you choose to. Many Medical Office Assistants go on to become Medical Office Managers or take on other supervisory roles (which comes with a graduated pay scale) once they have gained some experience. Likewise, you may choose to use Medical Office Assisting as a stepping stone, pursuing further education while you get experience in the medical field.
After your training, we won’t leave you hanging. Career Services is here to help you throughout your entire career training journey and afterwards, too. From organizing placements at prominent companies to helping you with your resume, cover letter, and interview tips, you’ll feel confident that you’re putting your best foot forward when it comes time for you to enter into the profession. What’s more, you can access our services after graduation if you need help with the employment hunt. Because when you become a student at Oxford College, you join the Oxford family for life!
Many people need extra financial assistance to attend school. At Oxford, we believe that finances should not be a barrier for anyone seeking higher education. That’s why we have many funding programs in place, including OSAP, Second Career, and private student loans, to name a few. We will also work with you to set up manageable monthly payment plans for you. Sit down with a financial aid advisor, and they’ll help to assess your situation and create a funding plan that works for you.
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