Start Your Career in Medical Office Administration
The Medical Office Administration program at United Career Institute is ideal for those who want to take advantage of the benefits of a healthcare career, but who prefer front office duties rather than direct patient care. Patient care providers rely heavily on their medical office team to ensure that their medical facilities operate smoothly, and their insurance claims are managed properly.
Does working in a doctor’s office sound like your dream career path? The growing medical field in the communities of Pittsburgh, Irwin, Greensburg, Monroeville, and Murrysville, has created many employment opportunities for medical office staff. United is enrolling students for medical office training courses now, so if you’re in the Greater Pittsburgh area, you can begin your career in months!
“Our need for MAs and MOAs is definitely increasing!! We are opening 4 cancer centers, 4 neighborhood hospitals along with several other smaller hospitals so the need is there!!! One will be opening in Hempfield in early 2020.” – Kelly Enders, Senior Recruiter, Allegheny Health Network
United’s Medical Office Administration Training Program
Some of the skills you will learn in our Medical Office Administration program include:
- Perform Basic Coding
- Coordinate Billing
- Processing Insurance
- Maintaining Electronic Health Records
- Coordinating Patient Visits
- Transcribing Medical Charts
- Practicing HIPAA Guidelines
- Using Electronic Health Records
Your Medical Office Career
Every medical care facility has administrative needs. Medical office administrators and medical administrative assistants are responsible for managing front desk operations and providing customer service so that physicians, nurses, and other medical staff can care for patients. Our medical office administration program in Irwin, PA will prepare you for a career in many medical office environments, including:
- Doctor’s Offices
- Personal Care Facilities
- Insurance Companies
- Specialist Facilities
At United Career Institute, your fast track medical office training program includes an externship with trained office administrators. Your externship is a real world training experience that offers you the opportunity to apply your learned classroom skills in a real office environment.
Not only does your externship give you a chance to practice your skills, but it also provides networking opportunities with employers in Westmoreland and Allegheny County. This externship allows you to showcase your employment readiness before graduating with your diploma in medical office administration, and can help further facilitate a relationship between you and potential employers.
Medical Office Certifications
The Medical Office Administration program at United Career Institute is focused on helping students develop marketable skills that are desired by employers. This skill development, along with your medical office administration courses and hands-on externship, will prepare you to sit for professional medical certification exams. The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exams you will be prepared to sit for include:
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant*
- Certified Billing and Coding Specialist**
- Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist**
Medical office staffs are valuable members of the healthcare team, and play an integral role in the smooth operation of healthcare facilities. Request information today to discover how UCI can help you find your dream career in a medical office environment!
*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.
**Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Optional at own expense.