Medical Office Assistants are generally employed by medical offices, clinics, medical centres, medical claims insurance companies, hospitals, nursing homes or any medical businesses that use personal computers with the Microsoft Office applications. There is a high demand for Microsoft Office Skills especially with medical terminology and medical billing skills. We have high placement rates for graduates from this program.
Medical office duties may include answering phones, filing documents, scheduling appointments for the doctor and using a computer for Microsoft Office applications in an office environment. On a typical day one might type letters using Word or enter data into spreadsheets using Excel: prepare reports and graphs using Excel, enter data to create databases using Access, and create a slide show using PowerPoint. They may be asked to take care of OHIP Billing entries. They will be prepared to perform most duties in a typical medical office environment.