National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0
- 1 - Business, finance and administration occupations
- 13 - Administrative occupations and transportation logistics occupations
- 131 - Administrative occupations
- 1311 - Office administrative assistants - general, legal and medical
13112 - Medical administrative assistants
Medical administrative assistants perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in doctor's offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings.
- administrative assistant - medical
- medical secretary
- ward secretary
- Health information management occupations (See 12111 Health information management occupations)
- Medical records clerk (See 14100 General office support workers)
- Medical transcriptionist (See 12110 Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations)
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
- Schedule and confirm medical appointments and receive and communicate messages for medical staff and patients
- Enter and format electronically based medical reports and correspondence and prepare spreadsheets and documents for review
- Interview patients in order to complete forms, documents and case histories
- Complete insurance and other claim forms
- Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records
- Prepare draft agendas for meetings and take, transcribe and distribute minutes
- Prepare financial statements and billing
- Establish and maintain various internal office administrative support procedures such as document tracking and filing and monthly reporting
- Order supplies and maintain inventory
- Determine and establish office procedures and routines
- May supervise and train other staff in procedures and in use of current software.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of a one- or two-year college program or other specialized courses for secretaries or medical secretaries is usually required.