Medical Information Assistant - Ontario

Medical Information Assistant careers are very rewarding and in high demand, requiring professionals with general healthcare knowledge and office skills.

Medical Information Assistant professionals play a major role in the daily operations in hospitals, clinics, private medical centres, and many other healthcare settings. With an increasing need for medical administrative support in the healthcare industry, career options are typically available throughout the country.

Medical Information Assistant responsibilities

A Medical Information Assistant has a wide range of daily duties, which may include:

  • Responding to patient inquiries by phone and email
  • Monitoring and facilitating patient flow through the clinic
  • Providing assistance to physicians and nurses
  • Performing basic office accounting

Required knowledge

A medical information assistant position may require specific knowledge in various branches of the medical industry, including:

  • medical terminology
  • medical office administration practices

General skills

Most medical information assistant positions will require advanced proficiency in the following:

  • in-depth organization skills
  • computer and office skills, including current software applications and typing skills
  • general office management
  • business correspondence
  • customer service

Medical Information Assistant Training Options

Visit our Healthcare faculty page for more information on the Medical Information Assistant training programs offered at Academy of Learning College.

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