Every health care office needs a skilled and knowledgeable manager to lead the clerical team.
A health care office manager supervises clerical staff and is knowledgeable in all aspects of medical office administrative operations including billing, coding, collections, appointment scheduling and medical records maintenance.
FVCC’s Health Care Office Management AAS degree can be completed in two years and offers students the opportunity to participate in an optional internship. Courses include medical terminology, basic human biology, medical coding and billing, accounting, business communication, management, negotiation and more.
- Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation and in the state of Montana. The Montana Department of Labor and Industry projects a 17 percent increase in health care related fields between 2008 and 2018 due to an aging population that requires more medical treatment and services.
Attributes of Successful Health Care Office Managers
- Efficient, organized and resourceful
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to solve problems and make decisions
- Diligent and dependable