Two year course for medical office assistants at the post-secondary level. Knowledge of medical terminology and ICD-9/CPT coding is required.
Prior experience with front desk responsibilities in a medical office setting required. Experience in the use of medical office information systems, electronic billing, and other automated functions preferred. Accurate typing and filing skills required.
Candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, have a commitment to customer service, and communicate effectively with all applicable customers and age groups.
The Office Assistant is responsible for all clerical functions relative to the business aspect of the medical practice. These duties include, but are not limited to, telephone responsibilities, scheduling, filing, copying.