This program prepares students to work in the administrative support area of the healthcare field with a strong emphasis on medical records transcribing. Job responsibilities include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, managing medical records, transcribing dictation, preparing correspondence and assisting physicians with reports, speeches, articles and conference proceedings. They also record simple medical histories, arrange for patients to be hospitalized and order supplies. Most medical office assistants need to be familiar with insurance rules, billing practices and hospital or laboratory procedures.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Allied Health Department for assistance in planning your program of study.