Medical Office Administrator

Program Accreditation: Diploma

Program Duration: 675 Total Hrs: Theory 475 Hrs; Internship (Co-op Work Experience) 200 Hrs.

Program Overview
The Medical Office Administrator Diploma Program is designed to provide students with the business, technology and communications skills needed to work in a private physician’s office, single or multi- specialty clinic, or hospital setting. Emphasis is placed on medical terminology, body systems, medical transcription and medical office procedures. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to conduct medical histories, explain treatment procedures, and prepare clients for examinations. Our Medical Office Administrator Program also fosters the development of interpersonal skills, organizational effectiveness, and communication skills necessary to function in a medical environment.

Admission Requirement
An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**; or
be at least 18 years of age or older and pass an entry test

Internship Requirement
Medical Certificate
Police Reference Check (Clearance) of Criminal Record
Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Certification

Career Opportunity
Expect to find employment in a variety of settings including private medical clinics; Community Health Units; hospital departments such as Admissions, Outpatient Clinics, Emergency, Radiology, or as a ward clerk or surgical Booking clerk; nursing homes, palliative care facilities, or senior citizens’ residences; medical transcription departments / facilities; private veterinary clinics; medical specialty offices; midwifery clinics; medical supply companies; Chiropractic or Physiotherapy clinics; and insurance companies dealing with private medical insurance.

Course Description

Computer Fundamentals
Medical Office Procedures
Medical Terminology and Anatomy

Document Preparation

Internship (Co-op Work Experience)

This Course will provide the students 200 hours’ practical experience in a working Medical Office environment, for experience and exposure to the employment setting. Students are evaluated on core competencies and conduct, including knowledge, skills, professionalism, communication, teamwork, safety and patient care. Preceptors include Walk-in clinics, Hospitals, Optometry, Rehab/Physio, Dental, Specialists, Long Term Care and Clinical Research

Career Services plays a major role in shaping the learning experience. From the first day, to well after graduation, Career Services is constantly working to provide guidance, resources, opportunities, and assistance. As a school with a diverse student body, our goal is to bridge the gap between the classroom and the employment world, while understanding Canadian workplace cultures and professional behaviours.

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