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Medical Office Assistant

Career description

A Medical Office Assistant provides clerical support to the daily operations of a medical office. For more information, please view the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, on the Office Clerk profession.

Education

Medical Office Assistants have varied educational backgrounds following high school degrees or equivalent.

Pre-requisites

Internship experiences are arranged through the academic advisor from programs that are affiliated with BMC.  Students must possess a variety of office skills appropriate to the medical office setting. 

Length of Clinical Experience

Approximately 4 weeks

Clinical Tracks at BMC

  • Baystate Visiting Nurse Association 

  • Employee Health Services

Institutional Affiliations

BMC is affiliated with the following institution/s for this program: 

Professional Associations and Other Information

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, is an excellent resource for information on the Medical Records and Health Information Technicians profession.