Learn to Manage a Doctor’s Office at Everest College in Hayward

Posted Friday, Oct 26, 2012 by Allen B. Ury

Medical Office AdministratorA doctor’s office is a place of healing. It is also a place of business. Doctors often hire a staff to handle day-to-day office operations so they can devote needed time to their patients. This staff usually includes medical administrative assistants.

What Does a Medical Administrative Assistant Do?

In many ways, medical administrative assistants are like traditional administrative assistants or secretaries. Their duties usually include taking phone calls, setting appointments, ordering office supplies, keeping records and paying bills. But because they work in a health care setting, medical administrative assistants may also create and manage medical records, work with insurance companies and deal with drug company representatives.

Medical administrative assistants need to have some basic medical education to do their jobs properly. They have to understand the field’s specialized vocabulary and the industry’s rules and regulations.

Medical Administrative Assistant Training in Hayward

If you live or work in San Francisco’s East Bay area, you can get the training you need to be a medical administrative assistant at Everest College in Hayward, Calif. Everest’s Medical Administrative Assistant program takes just nine months to complete, arming you with the background and experience you need to compete for entry-level jobs in this exciting field.

Everest’s Medical Administrative Assistant program includes hands-on training in:

  • Basic principles of accounting
  • Computer applications
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical law and ethics
  • Communications
  • Medical transcription

Instructors are health care industry professionals. Classes are small, so you can get the personalized attention and support you may need. You’ll also receive “soft skills” training to give you the work habits you need to impress at interviews and excel in a fast-paced office environment.

About the Hayward Campus

Everest College’s Hayward campus address is 22336 Main Street in Hayward, CA 94541, adjacent to Levine Hospital, just west of the intersection of Foothill Blvd. (Highway 238) and A Street. The Hayward BART station is about one mile west of the campus, just south of A Street. The campus is convenient to many local daycare centers, restaurants and shopping opportunities.

Get More Information

For more information on Everest College’s Medical Administration Assistant career training program in Hayward, Calif., contact Everest College today!

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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