Change Your Life In 9 Months & Start A Fulfilling Career with the Medical Office Assistant Program!
Do you want to work in healthcare?
Do you want a career that provides rewarding work each day?
Do you enjoy being the at the centre of the action?
Does a medical assistant job interest you?
Imagine going to work each morning knowing you are headed into a day of
Your alarm goes off first thing in the morning. You hit the shower, put on your scrubs picked out the night before, pack the kids lunches and take them to school.
You get to your desk and you’re ready for the day to begin.
You start your morning with patients checking in, faxing off doctor’s prescriptions and following up on medical charts.
You grab a quick lunch at the corner café and your back at it again for the afternoon.
More appointments follow throughout the afternoon. You’re needed in a couple procedures with the doctor to assist and before you know it the day is done.
Do you sound up to the challenge?
Does this sound like the type of a career you have dreamed of?
If so, then start a career as a Medical Office Assistant.
Choose Canadian College of Health, Science & Technology To Advance Your Career Potential
You’ll gain hands-on practical experience throughout the Medical Office Assistant program. Your instructors are experts in their field who actively work in their profession. They bring in real life examples of how to apply the theory you are learning in each class.
Throughout your Medical Office Assistant program, you will learn how to:
- Prepare medical forms and documents
- Learn medical transcription
- Interview patients
- Prepare and initiate procedural setups for minor office surgery
- Effectively use communication skills
As a Canadian College of Health, Science and Technology student you participate in an internship at the end of your program to apply what you learned. Your internship gives you a step above your competition as you have had the opportunity to gain real-world experience. And from time to time, your internship can lead to employment.
Medical Office Assistants often have these responsibilities in a position:
- Front desk duties
- Patient care
- Greet patients
- Handle forms and filing
- Assist doctors with minor office surgery procedures
- Demonstrate good communication skills
Benefit From A Windsor College Where You Come First
Your goal of going to school is to prepare for a career that you love and can enjoy for years to come. The hardest part of graduating is finding your first position in your new career. The Canadian College of Health, Science and Technology is there for you to get you going in the right direction. The college has a dedicated Career Services department which offers:
- Job search workshops
- Resume writing workshops
- Interview skills workshops
- And more
The college acts as a hub connecting you to a variety of employment resources in Windsor to help move you from student to professional.
Upon successful completion of the Medical Office Assistant program, MOA graduates have been hired into positions at medical centres, hospitals, long-term care facilities and regional health authorities with titles such as:
- Medical Receptionist
- Office Administration Medical
- Medical Office Assistant
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Secretary
- Office Clerk Medical
- Medical Clerk
- Dental Receptionist
Graduates of the Medical Office Assistant course work places such as medical clinics, doctor’s offices, dentist offices, health clinics, regional health authorities and chiropractic offices.
MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT PROGRAM FAST FACTS:
The aging population will increasingly put pressure on the demand for health care workers.
Medical Office Assistants are integral members of the health care delivery team and perform many administrative and some basic clinical procedures.
This specialized program will provide advanced training and simulated practice in the administrative responsibilities required to complement the health-care team in a private practice, clinic, hospital, or allied health-care facility. View Labour Market information here.