MEDICAL RECEPTION COLLEGE

INFO SESSION


Have you ever considered a career as a medical office assistant?

Join us at Aboriginal Futures on Tuesday, June 19th and find out about the Medical Office Assistant and Medical Office Assistant Unit-Clerk programs offered at the Medical Reception College.


INFO SESSION

When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Aboriginal Futures
Address: 6011 - 1A Street SW, Calgary

To register for the Info Session, call 403.253.5311 or email info@aboriginalfutures.com.


MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT OUTLINE
 

12 Week Program – Monday - Thursday from 8:30 – 2:30pm

  • Answering the Phone
  • Booking/Confirming Appointments
  • Room and Patient Preparation for the Doctor
  • Billing; including Submission,
  • Reconciliation, Printing Reports, and Third Party Billing
  • Worker’s Compensation Board Procedures
  • Electronic Funds Transfer Technology
  • Filing Systems
  • Mail Document Sorting and Detailing
  • Making Referral Appointments
  • Computer Software Programs and Applications (Billing Systems and Microsoft Programs)
  • Ordering Supplies
  • Scanning Test Results
  • Requisitions and Forms
  • Job Search/Resume
  • Sanitation Procedures and Introduction to Instruments (Aseptic and Sterile Technique)
  • Making Bank Deposits
  • Procedure for Phoning in Patient’s Prescriptions to Drug Stores
  • Medical Terminology
  • Abbreviations
  • Discussing Job Interviews
  • Assistance in Minor Surgery Room
  • Simple Dressing Change Procedures
  • Discussing Real-life Scenarios that Occur within the Medical Office Assistant Field
  • First Aid Kit Comprehensive Coverage
  • Typing Skills
  • Dress Code
  • Audio Dictation
  • Health Information Act/Scanning


MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT UNIT-CLERK OUTLINE
 

14 Week Program – Monday - Thursday from 8:30 – 2:30pm

  • Answering the Phone
  • Booking/Confirming Appointments
  • Room and Patient Preparation for the Doctor
  • Billing; including Submission,
  • Reconciliation, Printing Reports, and Third Party Billing
  • Worker’s Compensation Board Procedures
  • Electronic Funds Transfer Technology
  • Filing Systems
  • Mail Document Sorting and Detailing
  • Making Referral Appointments
  • Computer Software Programs and Applications (Billing Systems and
  • Microsoft Programs)
  • Ordering Supplies
  • Scanning Test Results
  • Introduction to Instruments (Aseptic and Sterile Technique)
  • Making Bank Deposits
  • Procedure for Phoning in Patient’s Prescriptions to Drug Stores
  • Medical Terminology (MOA)
  • Abbreviations(MOA)
  • Discussing Job Interviews
  • Assistance in Minor Surgery Room
  • Simple Dressing Change Procedures
  • Discussing Real-life Scenarios that Occur within the Medical Office Assistant Field
  • First Aid Kit Comprehensive Coverage
  • Typing Skills
  • Audio Dictation
  • Health Information Act/Scanning
  • Requisitions and Forms
  • Job Search/Resume
  • Nursing Unit Clerk
  • HUC Professional practice
  • HUC Admit Transfer and Discharge
  • Pulse Site, Stethoscopes, Blood Pressure
  • HUC Professional communication
  • HUC Transcribe and process doctor's orders
  • HUC Chart management
  • HUC Receive visitors and answer the telephone
  • HUC Maintain hospital equipment and drug inventory
  • HUC Clinical preparation
  • HUC Clinical Practicum
  • Coordination of Emergency Protocols
  • HUC Medical Terminology II
  • HUC Abbreviations
  • Infection Control
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Transcription and Net Care
  • Sanitation Procedures


PRACTICUM WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM
 

We arrange a schedule for our medical office assistant students to do their practicum at various medical-related offices in order to gain valuable work experience, this helps students build the credentials they need to pursue employment opportunities in a field that is constantly growing and full of job opportunities.


RESUME ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
 

Our instructors will assist our medical office assistant students by critiquing their resume and cover letter. Suggestions will be made to improve their resume in order to appeal to potential employers within the medical field.


RESUME AND COVER LETTER COMPOSITION
 

In order to help our medical office assistant students find a position in the work force the instructors at the Medical Reception College offer a resume preparation service to our students. Included, students will receive a detailed professional resume, a cover letter, and if requested, a letter of reference based on your performance in the program.


JOB HUNT ASSISTANCE
 

Because of our affiliations with various medical facilities, we are often contacted by facility managers regarding open positions, before advertising these vacant positions to the general public. We also make the effort of finding open positions via job postings and through contacts at employment assistance centers.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AFTER GRADUATION
 

  • Ambulatory/Outpatient departments
  • Walk-in care centers
  • Physicians offices, clinics, mental health care and allied health care centers
  • Research facilities
  • Complementary and alternative medicine clinics such as chiropractic and acupuncture centers
  • Diagnostic Lab/X-ray departments
  • Medical finance and administrative departments
  • Daycare and ambulatory clinics
  • Long term and extended care departments
  • Hospital Admitting/ER departments, such as switchboard, cashier, information and patient registration


STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA
 

  • Grade 10 English or entrance exam.
  • Must be permanent resident or Canadian citizen

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