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Medical Office Assistant

Medical Office Assistant AAS.HP.MOA
Medical Office Administrative Assistant CERT.MOA

Department Chair​ ​Professor Steven Toth
Telephone:  201-612-5490

Program Secretary​ ​Gerri Farrell

Telephone:  201-689-7025
  
Medical Office Assistant AAS.HP.MOA

Medical Office Assistants are multi-skilled practitioners who perform administrative and clinical as well as management duties. Graduates may work in physicians' offices, clinics, HMO's, billing companies, or other ambulatory care facilities, such as freestanding emergency centers and hospitals. Clinical responsibilities include: performing laboratory tests, taking electrocardiograms, injections, vein punctures, sterilization techniques, vital signs, and assisting with minor surgery. Administrative responsibilities include: scheduling appointments, billing and collecting, coding diagnoses and procedures, insurance claim forms, medical records, performing computer applications, and providing patient instructions. Graduates are prepared to take the Certified Medical Assistant examination by the American Association of Medical Assistants. The program is designed for the college student as well as the returning student who is career orientated. The program is accredited by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) which adapts the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) Role of Delineation Study.

Medical Office Administrative Assistant CERT.MOAA

Medical Office Administrative Assistants are multi-skilled practitioners who perform administrative and management duties. Graduates may work in physicians' offices, clinics, HMO's, billing companies, or other ambulatory care facilities, such as freestanding emergency centers and hospitals. Administrative responsibilities include: scheduling appointments, billing and collecting, coding diagnoses and procedures, insurance claim forms, medical records, performing computer applications, and providing patient instructions. The program is designed for the college student as well as the returning student who is career orientated.