Online Medical Administrative Assistant Classes at DCI in Wilmington, DE
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Medical Administrative Assistant

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Online Medical Administrative Assistant diploma program

*The Online Medical Administrative Assistant program is no longer being offered. Dawn Career Institute is no longer accepting enrollments for this program. If you are interested in online education, please check out our Online Medical Assistant program.

What are a Medical Administrative Assistant's primary duties?

Medical Administrative Assistants serve as a critical communication link between physicians, patients and insurance companies and play a key role in nearly every stage of the patient-doctor process.

Medical Administrative Assistants may perform the following tasks:

  • Welcoming patients
  • Transferring files between healthcare facilities
  • Collecting patients' medical histories
  • Mediating between doctors' offices and insurance agencies
  • Setting patient schedules

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Medical Administrative Assistants may be employed by doctors' offices, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and home health agencies.

PROJECTED JOB GROWTH 2012 to 2022
12 %
AVERAGE SALARY $31,350
Online Medical Administrative Assistant Career Training at DCI in Wilmington, DE
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition