"AYUDANTE BILINGUE DE OFFICINA DENTAL"
A Great Career Choice for Organized, Detail Oriented Individuals
|Length||Class Day||Hours||Next Start Date|
|6 Month||Mon | Tue | Wed
Thur | Fri
|8am - 1:30 pm OR
3pm - 8:30 pm
|Aug. 6, 2012|
For More Information, Call 770-386-2766
Dental/Medical Front Office Assistants are highly valued members of today’s healthcare team because they keep the offices and clinics of physicians, dentists and other medical professionals running smoothly. Dental/Medical Front Office Assistants work in a medical facility, and their duties may include clerical (typing and filing), bookeeping, coding, scheduling, receptionist, billing, collections — or all of the above!
The specific responsibilities of an Dental/Medical Front Office Assistant vary depending in the size and type of the practice, but their role is critical to the overall development of patient care. Fast paced and challenging, this career choice is for organized and motivated individuals. Many Dental/Medical Front Office Assistants continue to further their education and move on to Front Office Management and other health care specialties, while others find fulfilment in the stability of the position within a particular practice. Either way, job opportunities for Dental/Medical Front Office Assistants will be excellent for those with training from an accredited school and/or certification.
Dental/Medical Front Office Assistants enter one of the fastest growing healthcare careers in Metro Atlanta and do not require a college degree. With formal training from accredited program and a high school diploma or GED, this healthcare career can be launched in under a year. Although some Dental/Medical Front Office Assistants are trained on the job, healthcare employers generally prefer formally trained candidates. This career is projected to be among the fastest growing occupations over the 2008-18 decade.
In addition to excellent job prospects, earnings for Dental/Medical Front Office Assistants vary, depending on experience, skill level and location, are among the jobs that pay higher than minimum wage. In fact, according to May 2010 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for Medical Secretaries nationwide was $30,500. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $21,200 and the highest 10 percent earned more than $44,900 per year. During the same period, the median hourly wage for Dental/Medical Front Office Assistants in Metropolitan Atlanta including Bartow was $14.27 and the lowest 10% at $9.99. With the State of Georgia minimum wage currently at $7.25 per hour, high school graduates who want to earn more money and get ahead without a college degree can find the wage and benefits for Dental/Medical Front Office Assistant quite attractive.