Medical Office Assistant
Employment & Advancement
Medical Administrative Assistant graduates, depending on the type of medical facility they work at, usually start as a receptionist. With additional years of experience, students can become medical secretaries and managers of larger medical offices, which have additional responsibilities of supervising other staff and/or working more closely with medical personnel in addition to performing administrative duties. Medical Administrative Assistants are employed in:
- Medical Office Assistants
- Admitting Clerks
- Health Insurance benefit Administrator
- Community Health Organizations
- Government Health Departments
For specific salary information for Manitoba, go to:
Are Employers Hiring?
It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently. The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly. The most up-to-date information is usually specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.
Specific jobs ads:
The next thing to research is the longer term trends by region.
Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:
Specific labour market information for Medical Office Assistants in Manitoba:
Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals (MAHCP)
Canadian Medial Association
Manitoba Association of Medical Assistants
American Association of Medical Professionals