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Administrative Medical Assistant

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Income:

($28,786 - $49,532)


Cluster:

Health Informatics


Class of Occupation:

- Social



Description

Medical Assistants perform administrative tasks in most healthcare offices. Depending on the size and type of facility, Medical Assistants may be supervised directly by the physician or report to a department supervisor. Typical administrative duties might include updating and filing patient records, handling insurance paperwork, arranging for consults or lab services, as well as answering phones, greeting patients, scheduling appointments and general bookkeeping. Basic functions include phoning in prescription refills and reviewing the doctor's instructions with the patient. The demand for this career is very strong, and will continue to grow as the aging population increases.



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Education Info


Campus(es):

- Cañada College


Time to Completion:

2 semester(s)


Type of Program:

Certificate


Educational Requirement

High School degree


Cost:

$46 per unit for 24 units of coursework



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Prerequisite course listing:

No prerequisites required.


Additional Information:

Please contact Victoria Clinton at clinton@smccd.edu or canbusiness@smccd.edu for further details.


Program Website:

http://canadacollege.edu/academics/degrees/med_assist.html


Additional Program Website:

http://canadacollege.edu/medicalassisting/degree.php?program=ADMMEDAS-3C

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