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MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

CUIDADO DE SALUD

One common job title for this career is medical secretary. Medical administrative assistant duties may include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, filing insurance claims, and answering incoming calls. Day-to-day office functions are part of a medical administrative assistant's tasks.

Detalles de la Carrera

Habilidades

Students in Medical Administrative Assistant are trained in the following subject areas:

  • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries, or medical consultations
  • Greet visitors, determine the purpose of their visits, and direct visitors to the appropriate staff members
  • Answer phones and transfer calls to the appropriate staff members
  • Manage financial records
  • Understand health insurance policies

Opciones de Carrera

Most Medical Administrative Assistant Job Corps graduates go to work for a hospital or a doctor’s office. A medical administrative assistant is often the first person a patient sees when entering a doctor’s office or hospital; so, those who choose this career path should have friendly, understanding personalities. On the job, you will be expected to display integrity and dependability, attention to detail, concern for others, and stress tolerance. 

Requisitos

Antes de entrar al programa de , los estudiantes deben:

  • Terminar el programa central básico con calificaciones aprobatorias en todos los exámenes escritos y de rendimiento.
  • Obtener fuertes habilidades en matemáticas y lectura.
  • Obtener un diploma de escuela preparatoria (high school) o su equivalente.

Acreditaciones

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Los estudiantes que terminen un programa de capacitación en servicios de salud podrán obtener acreditación nacionalmente reconocida de la Asociación Nacional de Carreras de la Salud (NHA) y una licencia/credencial emitida por el estado.

Medical Administrative Assistant Cifras que hay que conocer

$31K

Potencial nacional de sueldo para esta carrera

18+

Months to complete career training program

Expectativas

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:


Atención al detalle
Preocupación por los demás
Confiabilidad
Integridad
Tolerancia al estrés


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