Medical office professionals are critical to the support of clinical staff in the health care industry. Physicians, nurses and other direct patient-contact personnel rely on well-trained medical office professionals to assist them in the creation, maintenance, and retention of quality medical documentation based on patient care. The medical office professional’s job may include transcribing medical documents, creating and processing correspondence, scheduling patient appointments, scanning documents into digital health records, releasing patient information, collecting or abstracting medical data, understanding reimbursement methodologies, meeting physician documentation needs, and other related duties.
for the Medical Office Professional Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree should
possess excellent communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, good
spelling, finger dexterity, and extreme accuracy in their work. Candidates considering this field should be comfortable reading and analyzing data for long periods of time, listening to dictated material for extended periods, assisting the patient documentation needs, and working on an independent basis.
Program Delivery Methods
Hybrid, online and traditional in-class courses on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN