Medical Administrative Assistants are the administrative hub and perform many essential functions in the medical office setting. They may work in a variety of roles and locations with job titles ranging from health unit coordinator or medical office specialist to medical secretary.
Medical Administrative Assistants utilize their knowledge of medical terminology and health care delivery models to perform a number of administrative functions. They can work in a variety of roles and locations with job titles ranging from health unit coordinator or medical office specialist to medical secretary.
Typical tasks would include scheduling tests or procedures, such as lab work or x-rays, surgeries and medical consultations based on physician orders, answering phones and directing calls, messages and reports to the appropriate staff, greeting visitors, ascertaining the purpose of the visit and interviewing patients to complete documentation, case histories or forms and process intake or insurance forms.
Learn the skills needed to successfully carry out the varied responsibilities of the medical administrative assistant in most any setting. A central focus will be on the various modes of professional communication required to keep processes running smoothly in the office.
Conveniently offered at our Waterbury and Danbury Campuses.
CRN 4112 or 4113 Danbury Evenings - Starts November 7