The healthcare industry is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand fields for finding employment. On Glassdoor’s list of the 25 Highest-Paying Jobs in America for 2017, six were in healthcare. Now is the perfect time to train for a sought-after job in healthcare, and at ACI Medical & Dental School, our Medical & Dental Administrative Assistant program prepares students for work in both the medical and dental industries.
Here are some of the questions we frequently get from students interested in joining this field as Medical & Dental Administrative Assistants.
Do I Need Previous Experience in Healthcare?
No: in our Medical & Dental Administrative Assistant program, students will learn everything they need to work in a variety of medical or dental settings. During the course of the program, students will also complete a 180-hour internship program. This is a critical part of their education, and will provide them with the skills and experience necessary to succeed in their new career.
What Positions are in High Demand?
Upon completing our program, students will be ready for several in-demand positions in the medical dental field, including:
- Practice Assistants
- Medical Receptionists
- Dental Receptionists
- Clerical Jobs
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Dental Administrative Assistant
What Qualities and Skills Do Employers Look For in a Medical & Dental Administrative Assistant?
Employers are seeking candidates who are professional, skilled at multi tasking, and possess strong interpersonal skills. Students who complete our program will be qualified to sit and take the National Credentialing as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, Certified Billing and Coding Specialist, and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist. In addition, this unique program also includes expert training for dental offices.
Contact ACI Medical & Dental School today to learn more about our Medical & Dental Administrative Assistant program.