The Medical Assisting Program will prepare you for a career that requires knowledge of basic office, patient care and laboratory skills in medical offices, clinics, and hospitals. Medical assistants are multi-skilled allied health professionals specifically trained to work in physician's offices, clinics, and group practices, performing administrative and clinical procedures. Well-balanced instruction in business skills and medical procedures enables you to assist the physician in routine practice.
The Medical Assisting program at OCtech enjoys a very supportive relationship with local physician's offices, clinics and hospitals. As a result of these close ties, our students receive a great amount of support and opportunities in the local medical community.
Administrative duties include a wide variety of tasks such as: updating and filing patient medical records, coding and filling out insurance forms, and scheduling appointments.
Median Salary: $28,000
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