Summary Medical Administrative Assistant in Canada
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: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Medical administrative assistants perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in doctor's offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings.
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.
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- 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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