Launch Your Career In Months With WVJC Online
Medical office administrators are the members of a medical team who make healthcare facilities run smoothly for doctors and patients. If you want to have a positive impact on people’s lives, medical office administration may be the career for you!
In our Medical Office Administration degree program, you will earn an associate degree in Medical Office Administration and acquire the skills to work in a hospital, doctor’s office, clinic, and other healthcare facilities.
The WVJC Online Medical Office Administration program teaches students how to manage the “front of house” operations of a medical or healthcare facility. These responsibilities range from patient management, such as scheduling appointments and treatments, to administrative management, such as billing, coding, and maintaining patient records.
To discover how WVJC Online can help you take advantage of a growing healthcare filed, call or request info today!
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WVJC Online helps you balance your studies with work and family responsibilities, by offering you the opportunity to stay home and go to school. WVJC Online offers the following services:
- Small-school atmosphere
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- Interactive labs
- Career services
- Quality affordable degrees
- Be career ready in months
Real Skills For Real Jobs
Medical office administrators are responsible for managing the front desk operations of a doctor’s office, hospital, or other medical facilities so that physicians, nurses, and other medical staff can focus on the needs of patients.
Medical office administrators are trained professionals who are required to provide customer service as well as perform the following tasks:
- Perform basic coding
- Maintain electronic health records
- Handle billing
- Schedule appointments for patients
- Understand medical terms
- Work with medical records
- Transcribe a doctor’s notes
- Protect patient privacy
- Use computers and medical software to perform office tasks
Applying Your Degree
Our approach has always been to provide our students with a quality education that can serve as a basis for whatever path they choose. We follow this same approach with our WVJC Online medical office training, teaching you a set of key skills that will prepare you for essential roles in your future.
With your associate degree in Medical Office Administration from WVJC Online, you could go on to:
- Manage a doctor’s office
- Work with insurance companies
- Work at the admissions desk at a hospital
- Work as a doctor’s secretary
- Work as an administrative assistant in any kind of office
From our program structure to our career management services, we are there to help you obtain your Medical Office Administration degree and start working toward your dream future.
Externships and Certifications
At WVJC, we know your goal is to get in to your dream career fast. We’ve designed our Medical Office Administration program to meet your career goals and the needs of West Virginia employers. Experience and certifications are a great way to improve your marketability to employers.
As one of our Medical Office Administration students you will complete an externship as part of your program. This on-the-job training allows you to apply the skills you’ve learned in the real world with real people. This experience is invaluable and also allows you to showcase your skills to employers in your area who hire Medical Office Administrators.
Not only does our Medical Office Administration program prepare you to be job ready, but it’s also designed to prepare you for certain National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exams which can strengthen your appeal in the job market. Some of the certifications our students are qualified to take include:
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant*
- Certified Billing and Coding Specialist**
- Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist**
Medical Office Administrators are an important part of the office team. Dress like a professional, have a successful career and achieve financial security. To learn more about the program, call WVJC today or Request Information.
*Required/Included in Tuition/Fees
**Optional at own expense