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- Teaches students how to handle administrative front office tasks
- Introduces students to medical billing and coding
- Provides on-the-job training via externship with an approved local employer
Medical Office Specialist Training Program
UEI’s Medical Office Specialist Training Program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on training they need to begin a career in an entry-level medical office specialist position.
Medical Office Specialists are often the first point of contact for patients when they enter into a clinic or hospital. Typically, medical office specialists assist patients with checking into the clinic or hospital, they collect insurance information, and collect payment for the services to be rendered to the patient.
Medical office specialists, also known as administrative medical assistants, are also tasked with answering phones, scheduling appointments, retrieving medical records, and verifying insurance coverage.
There is no doubt that Medical office specialists are essential to ensuring that medical offices, clinics, and hospital operate smoothly and efficiently. The Medical Office Specialist position is a patient-facing position, meaning that the individual will have to deal with administrative tasks, as well as working with patients to ensure that they are ready for their appointment and that patients pay for the services they will receive at the medical office.
If a career as a medical office specialist sounds interesting to you, considering enrolling in UEI’s Medical Office Specialist Program. The great thing about our program is that it can be completed, and you can earn your diploma in as few as 10 months.
Skills You Will Learn
UEI College’s Medical Office Specialist Training Program’s curriculum was designed with the real world in mind. The course employs a hybrid mix of in-classroom instruction, online learning, and hands-on training, ensuring that students have the knowledge, skills, and training they need to succeed as entry-level medical office specialists. Here is a list of topics covered by the course:
- Interviewing Patients and checking vital signs
- Introduction to medical records, Electronic Medical Records, and Filing Systems
- Medical Office Receptions procedures including appointment scheduling
- Medical Terminology
- Dental Reception Procedures
If you're interested in becoming a medical office specialist, contact us, and one of our admissions team members will provide you with everything you need to know about enrolling in the program.
Medical Office Specialist Career Outcomes
Student who complete and graduate from UEI’s Medical Office Specialist Program will enter the candidate pool equipped with knowledge, skills, and hands-on training that employers are looking for when seeking to hire entry-level medical office specialists.
Although a formal education and training are not required for a person to work as a medical office specialist, obtaining a post-secondary education makes you more marketable as some employers tend to prefer graduates of such programs to candidates without a diploma. This is so because employers are aware that graduates of diploma programs tend to have the knowledge and training required for them to become valuable team members from day one.
Upon graduation from the program students will be ready for an entry-level administrative employment in settings such as hospitals, medical clinics, dental offices, and ambulatory care facilities.
Some of the positions that you may qualify for after completing the program include the following:
- Billing Coordinator
- Health United Coordinator
- Medical Office Specialist
- Patient Coordinator
- Unit Secretary
- Ward Clerk
- Physician Office Specialist
- Admin Coordinator
- Unit Support Rep
About This Program
UEI College’s Medical Office Specialists Program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and on-the-job training that employers are looking for.
The course teaches students how to interact with patients as well as how to perform daily administrative tasks to support the medical office at which they are working. Some of the tasks that medical offices specialists are taught include how to perform include records and information management, medical billing and coding, bookkeeping, appointment scheduling, and interacting with patients.
Overall, the professional instructors at UEI college help graduates build a foundation that will enable them to become vital members of an administrative healthcare team on day one. The great thing about UEI’s Medical Office Specialist Training Course is that students are required to complete an externship, providing them with on-the-job training that will give them a sense of what to expect in the real world.
Health Care Fundamentals
Medical Record Management
Medical Office Reception
Dental Office Procedures
Medical Office Finance
Office Management and Emergency Procedures