Are you considering a career in medicine but would rather have non-medical responsibilities? Are you organized and focused on the details? You might wish to think about training to be an administrative assistant in medicine! Medical administrative assistants carry out a variety of administrative and auxiliary tasks in healthcare settings like clinics, hospitals, and doctors’ offices. They frequently establish a crucial first point of contact between a patient and healthcare professional when they phone or arrive at the office.
This certificate program will give an introduction to the role of patient access/registration and coding and billing in a healthcare setting. Topics of discussion will include but are not limited to medical terminology, basic computer skills, insurance and funding regulations, how to recognize and utilize medical coding, healthcare safety, HIPAA, workplace skills, and proper communication.
If you’re ready for a career in Medical Administration, you can begin work in as little as 6 months
Examples of companies hiring this career path:
- United Healthcare Group
- Unity Point
- Iowa Clinic
- Totally free certification training
- Start working in your new career in as little as 6 months
- Personal and professional development
- 1-on-1 career coaching
- Alumni program for long-term support
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A better future awaits our leaders after they complete their chosen six-month career training program. Change Course offers 35 life and career skills that can be adjusted according to the need of the Des Moines area job market. Our corporate partners keep us informed of the skills they look for in good job candidates as their needs change.