Summary Medical Administrative Assistant near Vancouver (BC)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "medical administrative assistant" was moved from the group Medical administrative assistants (NOC 1243) to the group Medical administrative assistants (NOC 13112).
Find key facts and figures about working as a medical administrative assistant. The following information is applicable to all Medical administrative assistants (NOC 13112).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Medical administrative assistants perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in doctor's offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings.
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Post-secondary or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training.
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Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
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advertised near Vancouver (BC)
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- Interview patients to obtain case histories
- Schedule and confirm appointments
- Complete insurance and other claim forms
- Maintain filing system
- Perform general clerical work, such as order supplies and maintain inventory
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