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Administrative Clinic Assistant Overview


Administrative Clinic Assistant

Career/Program Overview

A career as an Administrative Clinic Assistant involves patient and physician contact, detailed appointment scheduling, phone work, electronic medical record maintenance and tracking. Students will understand the importance of team building, working in a fast paced electronic work environment. Training will involve both classroom training and hands on training Successful completion of this program would prepare graduate to assume the role of a Patient Service Representative, Patient Appointment Coordinator and Clinical Assistant.

Curriculum-at-a-Glance

Coursework will include written and oral communications, document production human relations, customer service skills, computer basics and patient interactions as an administrative clinic assistant. 

Program/Degree Options

Administrative Clinic Assistant Diploma (32 credits)

Program Start Date(s)

Students can start coursework any semester. Full-time and part-time schedules are available. Courses are offered online, in a mixed format of online and on campus (hybrid). Many courses within this program are offered on campus too.

Career Opportunities/Information

Job opportunities for Administrative Clinic Assistants may be available in large and small clinics including Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical, Chiropractic, Podiatry, Optometric and Dental clinics.  Salaries will vary in Minnesota depending upon clinic specialty.  Average starting salary is 13.89 to $15.00.

Gainful Employment Programs

Gainful employment programs are those “that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

RCTC gainful employment information for Administrative Clinic Assistant:
http://www.mnscu.edu/admissions/ge/rochester/002373-51.0801/gedt-002373-51.0801.htm

Accreditations/Articulations

Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission:  A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

For additional information on the most current list of RCTC program articulations see us at: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/articulations

Additional Information

Program Website: http://www.rctc.edu/program/aca
Program Plan: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/programs
More Information: http://www.rctc.edu/contact

Last Updated: June 27, 2014

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