Medical Office Specialist - One Year Certificate
The Medical Office Specialist - One Year Certificate of Completion prepares students to secure entry-level employment as a medical office specialist. With coursework in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, health data content and systems, computer technology, disease processes, beginning coding and HIPAA privacy & security, students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to begin a successful office career in the health services field.
Employment may range from a single physician office to a large hospital organization. Job descriptions may include patient account specialists, medical records management, word processing, basic accounting, patient and procedure scheduling, professional communications, and general operations of a health care facility.
For details and current course information see:
Medical Office Specialist - One Year Certificate of Completion (Online Catalog)
For HIM salary and job opportunities state-wide visit the State of Oregon Employment Market Information System.