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Medical Office Assistant
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
  • When you complete this course, you will have the skills needed for employment as an entry-level Medical Office Assistant.
  • You will learn computer skills using Microsoft Office and Medent software.  There is a minimum keyboarding and numerical keypad program requirement for successful completion.
  • We will familiarize you with medical terminiology and basic clinical skills such as: room set-up, patient preparation and education, charting of measurements, basic lab tests, vital signs, and HIPAA.
  • Using Medent, you will learn Electronic Medical Records (E.M.R.), computerized office scheduling, and triage.  The communication skills necessary to work in a busy, professional medical office are included in this course.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • A TABE score of 8.5 in reading and 7.0 in math is required*.
  • A personal interview will be conducted.
  • A $300 security deposit is required.
EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK
Previous employers include Buffalo OB-GYN, Primary Center of WNY, Respiratory Services of WNY, OBGYN Associates of WNY, Lancaster Medical, Century-Airport Pediatrics, Forestream Pediatrics and Brain and Spine Center.  Entry level Medical Office Assistants or Secretaries can expect to earn an average of $11.00 – $13.00/hour.  A Placement Specialist is on staff to assist you with resume writing and interview skills.
 
To register for this class you must first attend a Full Time Program Orientation and Testing Session at Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Development Center.
 
*Exceptions to admission scores may be considered based on work history, prior education, personal interview, and employer recommendations.
Start Dates, Times, Locations
MORNING CLASSES
March 18, 2019 - August 1, 2019
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Workforce Development Center
1526 Walden Avenue
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
 
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
Tuition: $3,350

The cost of the program is $3,350.  Financial assistance may be available through ACCES-VR, BETC/ECC One Stop, NETC, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, or other sources.

Hours: 250
 
EVENING CLASSES
April 8, 2019 - October 4, 2019
*Check back for future dates coming soon!
 
Workforce Development Center
1526 Walden Avenue
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
 
Monday - Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
Tuition: $3,350

The cost of the program is $3,350.  Financial assistance may be available through ACCES-VR, BETC/ECC One Stop, NETC, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, or other sources.

Hours: 250
Get Started!
Prospective students must attend an Orientation session at the Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Development Center.
Contact Us
Cindy Glinski, Specialist

Julie West, Clerical
(716) 821 - 7500
jwest@e1b.org
 
 
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