This program will prepare students to perform the duties and responsibilities required by entry level positions in a medical office setting, such as:
Medical records clerk
Outpatient admitting clerk
Hospital admitting clerk
Medical voucher clerk
Health Information Technicians
Billing, Cost and Rate Clerks
Students will learn about medical ethics and responsibilities required in the allied health care field. They will also become familiar with health care-related communication and interpersonal skills, receptionist and clerical procedures, and basic principles of health care. Students will gain proficiency in the use of medical records systems and computer programs related to health care, as well as learning computerized accounting systems and information management systems. They will also cover the principles of accounting. Additionally, students will demonstrate proficiency in customer service, the use of the internet, and job search skills. Finally, students will participate in an 160-hour externship in a hospital, clinic, or similar environment.
At specific locations, students can earn additional First Aid and CPR certifications.
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