Educational Objective - The objective of the Medical Office Administration Program is to train students to acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competence in a variety of medical/dental office administration procedures. The medical/dental office administration skills include bookkeeping, billing and collection, records mangement, patient data collection, typing, transcription, word processing, appointment scheduling, written correspondence and telephone techniques. Claims processors perform benefit calculations necessary to adjudicate claims for employee benefit plans. Upon satisfactory completion of the training, students will be qualified to assume entry-level positions as a medical/dental office assistant, medical secretary, medical biller/collector, and insurance claims processor performing the medical/dental office duties described above. The program is divided into 5 - 150 hour classroom and lab instruction modules and a 160 hour externship program. Students are evaluated in all areas of professional and performance skills. Typing, transcription, word processing and computer billing are evaluated utilizing error control and speed building. Graduates of the program will receive a certificate upon completion. Career Opportunities - Trained medical office personnel work in private medical and dental offices, in medical records and other hospital departments. Graduates of the program may also work for optometrists, podiatrists, chiropractors, health agencies, medical and dental schools, and medical book publishing houses. Program Length - The daytime program is 34 weeks. The evening program is 46 weeks. Holidays and summer breaks will lengthen the completion time.
||Medical Office Administrator Program|
||Health & Medical/Management|
||Lionshead Lake, New Jersey|