The Medical Office Assistant program will provide students with the knowledge needed to become integral members of the health care team. A Medical Office Assistant performs many administrative and some basic clinical procedures. Students will learn the skills to perform duties such as scheduling medical appointments, receiving and communicating messages for doctors and patients, typing medical records, reports and correspondence, and maintaining confidential medical files and records.
Major responsibilities of the Medical Office Assistant include:
A Medical Office Assistant has several other job titles, including medical secretary, medical office administrator, medical receptionist and unit clerk. Rewarding Career Opportunities can be found in a variety of areas including:
Mississauga Career Centre has specific admission requirements. Some courses have additional requirements. The Personal Support Worker has the following requirements:
Students may be eligible to get help paying for the training from government programs such as:
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