Medical Administrative Support Assistant

Medical Administrative Support Assistant

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The Medical Administrative Support Assistant Career Studies Certificate Program at Piedmont Virginia Community College is designed to provide students with the basic academic and technical skills necessary for entry-level jobs in local hospitals and physician offices, in the areas such as a medical secretary, receptionist, customer service representative, front office staff, office assistant and more.

Some working environments include physician offices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

This program helps prepare you to take the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam, and/or the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam, and/or the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam with the National Healthcareer Association.

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Jobs this program prepares you for: 

Medical & Surgical Hospitals
Nursing Care Facilities
Offices of Physicians