Medical Reception & Terminology Course

Has the idea of working in the medical industry always interested you? Well there is no better time to pursue that medical reception career than now. Australia's rapid growth in population has resulted in the health industry providing excellent employment prospects as well as job security. It is an industry where age is no barrier and your life skills are valued. So whether you are 16 or 60+ there are career opportunities awaiting you!

  • Get Qualified! Our nationally accredited Medical Reception and Terminology course is one of the most highly regarded courses available in Australia and is supported by the Australian Medical Receptionist Association (AMRA).
  • This course is easy to complete and ensures you gain the knowledge required to proficiently work as a Medical Receptionist and the skills and confidence to start employment soon after successful completion of the course. We provide:
  • Flexible study options
  • Student support by fully qualified Trainers
  • Completion from anywhere in Australia
  • Pracsoft Medical Accounts Computing Training - Most popular medical software used Australia wide
  • FREE Membership into the Australian Medical Receptionist Association (AMRA) providing assistance with resume preparation and access to Medical Receptionist positions
  • Free 'Careers Guide' for all successful students to give you the best chance of employment success.

Start planning your future in Medical Administration today

WHO SHOULD DO THIS COURSE?

There is a predominantly female workforce within the health administration industry and flexibility in work hours and job sharing is common.  The most represented groups who complete our courses are:

  • Mums returning to the workforce
  • Healthcare or Aged Care workers wanting to transition into an administration role but stay within the health industry
  • Those who have great customer service skills from their experience in retail or hospitality
  • Administrators from other industries who would like to transition into the health sector

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEDICAL RECEPTIONISTS

The healthcare sector is currently the largest employer and fastest growing industry in Australia and provides many financially rewarding, flexible and secure career opportunities.  Doctors, hospitals and other health practitioners need trained administration staff and receptionists.

There are a variety of health administration career opportunities you can apply for. These are within medical practices, hospital administration, specialist practices, ward clerk, radiology and pathology, skin cancer clinics, and all allied health practices such as physiotherapy, podiatry and many more.

CAREER SUPPORT

As an exclusive offer, all students who successfully complete one of our courses will receive free a 1 year membership (valued at $70) into the Australian Medical Receptionist Association (AMRA).

AMRA offer a range of career support services to ensure you are ‘job ready’,  These include a discounted resume review service, a member’s only jobs board, professional development to enhance your career prospects and other member discounts and benefits.

Our successful students also receive a free Careers Guide.  This guide is full of useful information and tips on how to prepare your resume, looking for work in the health industry, plus strategies to assist you to perform your best at interview. A great resource!

IS AGE A BARRIER?

No! This course is open to anyone over the age of 16.

The healthcare industry employs a broad range of people of varying ages and backgrounds and is one of the few employment environments that value your life experience and what those experiences can bring to the job role.   Maturity is definitely no barrier to gaining employment in the healthcare sector.

COURSE CONTENT

BSBMED301 INTERPRET AND APPLY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY APPROPRIATELY During this unit, you will be taken on a journey of discovery of the human body. Using prefixes, root words and suffixes, you will learn how to dissect those difficult medical words confidently.
BSBMED302 PREPARE AND PROCESS MEDICAL ACCOUNTS
This unit is the most important unit of any medical reception course in preparing you for the workplace. You will receive a detailed understanding of Medicare (MBS) and veteran’s affairs bulk billing, gap payments and doctor’s fees. Also includes Work cover claims and CTP motor vehicle accident claims.
BSBMED305 APPLYING THE PRINCIPLES OF CONFIDENTIALITY, PRIVACY AND SECURITY WITHIN A MEDICAL ENVIRONMENT
The importance of confidentiality within the medical industry cannot be underestimated. During this unit, you will explore Privacy Legislation and standards for the collection of patient information known as the 13 Privacy Principles.
BSBMED303 MAINTAIN PATIENT RECORDS
In this unit, you will receive a detailed understanding of the role of the medical receptionist when using a patient record keeping system; how to create new records; rules of who can access records; the importance of maintaining accurate patient details; and much more.
MEDICAL SOFTWARE COMPUTER TRAINING
PracSoft is Australia’s market leader in the clinical and practice management software industry. It is a program that assists medical practices in managing their appointments, billing, reporting and Medicare claims efficiently and training in this software is an essential part of any credible Medical Reception course.

COURSE FEE

The total fee for this course is $630. Payable on enrolment.

CAN I CONTINUE MY STUDIES WITH MEDICAL ADMINISTRATION TRAINING?

Absolutely! Medical Administration Training delivers fully accredited training in Certificate III up to Diploma level qualifications in Health Administration.

We also have a number of industry specific short courses on offer.   All our successful students are offered further discounts on our courses (not applicable for funded courses).

HOW DO I ENROL

To enrol complete our online enrolment form:

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or PHONE 1300 887 082
or EMAIL info@medtrain.com.au

Become job ready with our nationally recognised training in Medical Reception, Medical Terminology and ‘Pracsoft’ medical computing software

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Medical Administration Training “the specialist in health related courses” has been delivering Medical Reception & Medical Terminology courses around Australia for the past 12 years. Get the course guide for Medical Administration & Terminology to gain an understanding of your career outcomes.

Get job ready upon the completion of our course, enrol today and unleash your future!

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