MEDICAL OFFICE – ONLINE PROGRAM

MEDICAL OFFICE – ONLINE PROGRAM

Prepare to work in a dental or healthcare office after only a semester of coursework. This flexible online medical reception training program prepares you for employment in medical offices, clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities. Coursework includes instruction for both office work and clinical care.

Who Is the Medical Office Reception Program Designed For?

This program is designed for students who want to work in the front office of dental and healthcare facilities. Offered fully online, the medical office reception program is ideal for working professionals and career changers.

What does a medical receptionist do?

Medical and dental receptionists schedule appointments, answer and direct calls to staff, greet and check in patients, maintain records and accounts, and communicate with physicians and other medical staff. It’s a job that requires strong organizational and customer service skills. Medical receptionists also need to be effective multi-taskers.

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Why Get Job Training for Medical Office Reception at UAF?

  • Get the training you need for medical receptionist jobs in just one semester.
  • Earn your occupational endorsement in medical office reception online, paying in-state tuition regardless of where you live.
  • Benefit from personal guidance and support from UAF faculty and advisors.

Cost breakdown for the online medical reception program

The estimated cost for the medical office reception program based on current rates is $3,588.

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Experience online education at UAF

When you earn your degree online at UAF, you can count on getting personal support and guidance every step of the way, from both faculty and advisors. All online courses are offered at the in-state tuition rate regardless of where you live, and emphasize practical career training that today’s employers value.

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This certification is valid through 2023.

Medical Receptionist Jobs

The online medical receptionist training program at UAF will prepare you to work in a variety of medical facilities, including medical offices, clinics and hospitals. The education you gain through this program will also open the door to a number of related careers, such as:

  • Medical records and health information technician
  • Medical transcriptionist
  • Office supervisor
  • File clerk

Medical receptionist salary

One of the perks of medical receptionist jobs is the potential for excellent pay and benefits packages. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly wage for receptionists in the health care industry is $15.08/hour. Here’s a look at average annual earnings for several other related careers:

  • Medical secretary: $37,713
  • Medical records and health information technician: $54,579
  • First-line supervisor of office and administrative workers: $60,631

Medical Receptionist Requirements

Coursework for this program focuses on developing professional skills for the workplace. The online medical office training you receive will also help you develop knowledge and skills in medical terminology, administrative procedures, medical law and ethics, and computer applications.

Get Started on Your Medical Office Reception Job Training Program at UAF

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