Medical Administrative Specialist
This program is designed to prepare students for employment as Medical Administrative Specialists. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the Medical Secretary. The content includes the use of technology to develop communication skills, higher level thinking skills, and decision making skills; medical terminology; the performance of office procedures specific to the medical environment; transcription of medical documents from machine dictation; the production of quality work in an efficient manner using advanced features of business software applications; research of job opportunities; and the production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.
This occupation has an average wage of $12.99 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.
Medical Administrative Specialist:
|Course #||OCP||Course Title||Hours|
|OTA0040||A||Information Technology Assistant||150|
|OTA0041||B||Front Desk Specialist||300|
|OTA0631||C||Medical Office Technologist||300|
|OTA0651||D||Medical Administrative Specialist||300|
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
After successfully completing this program, students are eligible to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Test. Students completing the Medical Coding classes will be eligible to take the AAPC CPC or AHIMA CCS exams after working in field for one year.