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Medical Administrative Assistant Careers

As a graduate of Everest's Medical Administrative Assistant career training program, you will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and experience you need to compete for entry-level jobs in this growing field.* Where are you likely to find such positions? Medical administrative assistants, sometimes called medical secretaries, are found throughout the health care industry in virtually every kind of office.

Facilities that often employ medical administrative assistants include:

  • PhysiciansÂ’ offices
  • Dentist offices
  • Health care clinics
  • Assisted living centers
  • Insurance companies
  • Hospitals
  • Home health agencies

The duties you perform will vary from location to location. But typical responsibilities include:

  • Answering and directing phone calls
  • Scheduling appointments, surgeries and consultations
  • Maintaining medical records and other files
  • Greeting visitors
  • Taking payment for visits
  • Filling out and filing medical insurance claims
  • Routing medical test results to the appropriate staff
  • Electronically transmitting medical records and correspondence
  • Tracking supply inventories and ordering new supplies as needed

Upon graduation, you can get help in your job search from Everest's Career Services staff. These experienced job hunt professionals can help you with many aspects for your employment search, including:

  • Preparing your resume
  • Rehearsing interview techniques
  • Selecting a professional wardrobe
  • Identifying job openings in your area
  • Contacting and setting up appointments with employers

Note: Everest does not guarantee employment. Your own hard work, professionalism, experience, work attitude, local market and other factors will impact your personal employment opportunities and pay.

Want to know more about Everest's Medical Administrative Assistant program? Contact Everest today. A friendly Everest representative will get back to you immediately to answer your questions.

* Source: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-6013.00

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