Medical Office Assistants play an essential role in the operation of any medical office.  Our program trains you to perform critical administrative duties, handle basic clinical tasks, maintain medical records, bookkeeping and working directly with patients to check their height, weight, temperature and blood pressure.  

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Program Highlights

The Robertson College Winnipeg Medical Office Assistant diploma program will help you develop proficiency as a Medical Office Assistant in a wide variety of areas ranging from medical terminology to clinical procedures.

  • Be introduced to clinical procedures and learn the key competencies and clinical skills performed in a medical office setting including vital signs, motor testing, sensory testing, sterile procedures and more
  • Learn office procedures that are applicable to the medical office setting including navigating around medical office software, patient record keeping, office administration, and patient relations
  • Develop the Medical Transcription skills necessary to produce accurate medical reports from recorded dictation 
  • Learn about anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology useful to a medical office setting
  • Develop professional business communication and customer service skills to work in a dynamic medical office setting
  • Earn your Emergency First Aid / CPR training certifications
  • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
  • Learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Upon successful completion of the Medical Office Assistant program, you will receive dual diplomas as an Administrative Professional and Medical Office Assistant.  Your diplomas in Administrative Professional and Medical Office Assistant will qualify you to work in a wide variety of office settings.

Medical Office Assistant Program Practicum

Valuable workplace experience is gained during the compulsory 4-week full-time practicum where you will work alongside industry professionals in a medical office setting.

what you could be earning in less than one year$23,920 - $33,280wage data taken from:
program duration37 Weeks
  • Multiple starting dates throughout the year with Daytime, Afternoon, and Evening programs available
  • Enhance your learning with a laptop computer supplied by the college for you to use for the duration of your program
  • Learn from industry instructors who bring real-life experience into the classroom
  • Lifetime career services help you conduct a thorough job search and connect with employers in the Robertson College Employer Network
  • Financial assistance is available to students who qualify

Career Opportunities

Graduates are qualified to work in medical, chiropractic, dental, physiotherapy and massage clinics, doctor's offices, hospitals as well as in the claims department of insurance companies. 

  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Primary Care Assistant

Let’s Get Started

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