The Medical Office Administrator diploma program at Medix College provides training for individuals looking for a rewarding career as a healthcare administrator. Students of this program will receive the training required to find employment in the emerging health care sector.
Students will learn the practical and relevant skills needed to operate in an administrative role within a medical office. Training will cover such tasks as patient billing, health information management, patient data collection, keyboarding skills, medical transcription, creating and maintaining databases, Microsoft Office®, aseptic techniques, medical office procedures and communication styles.
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Where do graduates of the Medical Office Administrator program work?
- Doctor’s Offices
- Walk-In Clinics
- Dental Offices
- Laboratory Offices
- Specialized Clinics (sleep clinics, mental health clinics, diabetes management clinics)
- Nursing Homes
- Rehabilitation Centers
What are common job tasks for individuals working as a Medical Office Administrator?
- Scheduling and rescheduling appointments.
- Billing services to the Ministry of Health.
- Manage various health information.
- Billing services to the patient.
- Collection and maintaining a database of medical data.
Why choose the Medical Office Administrator Program at Medix College?
Practical skill-building and a practicum component are used to give students a well-rounded understanding of the role of the Medical Office Administrator. During the course of this program, students will learn all of the skills and be trained in all the procedures that will be required of them in their new careers.
As a mandatory component of our programs, all Medix students are required to complete an off- site externship placement. Placements occur at various locations throughout the College's area. This essential module allows students to exercise the skills learned in class, learn specific applications and to further enhance their learning experience in the selected facilities.
Medix College also provides an employment advantage as we have established relationships with many employers in the field. As a result, employers in the field contact us before posting jobs to the general public giving current students and graduates of the program an advantage in the hiring process.
Students looking to start training in this program have a number of options to finance their education. By exploring these options, students will be able to gain financial assistance and support as they are training for a career. Some financing options available to students include:
- Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) (if Applicable)
- Ontario Second Career
- Out of Province Options
- Student Lines of Credit
- Lifelone Learning Plan
- Employment Ontario
- Monthly Payment Plan
Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. Please contact us for more details regarding Financial Assistance.