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MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:53 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:1243
PROGRAM OUTLINEMedical Administrative Specialist Program Outline NBMedical Administrative Specialist Program Outline NS

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Interested in working in the healthcare field? Every medical office setting relies on their administrative support staff to aid in the daily organizational and client-based communication tasks that keep things running smoothly. The Eastern College Medical Administrative Specialist program gives you real-world field placement experience, plus the key terminology and skills needed to take on a role in any type of healthcare setting.

If you enjoy the idea of working with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare support staff, then a diploma as a Medical Administrative Specialist is for you!

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 8-week field placement
  • Training on electronic healthcare records

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Medical Administrative Specialist Diploma program will qualify grads to pursue positions such as Medical Office Assistant, Medical Secretary and Ward Clerk.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gentle Touch Spa & Laser
  • Minacs
  • Correctional Services Canada
  • Montebello Medical
  • Victorian Order of Nurses (VON)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status.  Please call the campus for more details.

RESOURCE ARTICLE: CONSIDERING A CAREER AS A MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST?

Books on a shelf in a libraryThe face of Canadian medical administration is changing. Doctors are in short supply and nurses are taking on leadership roles to coordinate personal support workers. All of them are overworked, too.

It’s a far cry from our medical system of 40 years ago, to be sure. We need mechanisms in place at every medical facility to coordinate these roles on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis ...continue reading!

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