After your medical office administration studies, you’ll be entering a field where your personal qualities as well as your training can help things run smoothly, efficiently, and pleasantly in a medical environment. Putting your best foot forward when you write your resume will show employers that you are prepared, qualified, and well-educated. Creating a resume for a new career can be nerve-wracking at first. Your motivation and excitement might mean that you are concerned with getting a job as soon as possible.
Your resume is your calling card and shows the qualities you possess that make you a perfect fit for an office. Medical office administrators are crucial to healthcare services and possess a wide variety of skills that fill an important role. By properly showcasing these skills in a manner that is as organized as your work in the office, you’ll increase your chances of impressing employers. Read on to learn more about how you can make the perfect resume for job applications!
And don’t forget that, during their program and after graduation, Discovery Community College students/alumni all have access to our Employment Specialists who help them craft wonderful resumes and give interview tips.
How to Craft an Amazing Medical Office Administrator Resume
The average time spent by recruiters looking at a resume is 5-7 seconds. It’s important to stand out!
- Use an online template to help you stay organized
- Start with a Job Objective
- Highlight your education and qualifications
- List your professional experience starting with the most relevant
- Show your enthusiasm for making a difference
- Specify the position you are applying for
- Mention how you would contribute to the workplace
Qualifications: Hard Skills
Show off your skills in:
- Accounting & finance
- Computerized business applications
- Knowledge of medical terminology
- Filing and data entry
Qualifications: Soft Skills
You can also mention your soft skills, like:
- Customer service
- Attention to detail
- List your professional experience, even if it’s in other fields
- Mention your education and training
- Show off the hands-on experience you got from your program
Medical office administrators know:
- How the medical field operates
- Regulations and procedures
- How insurance works
You can show this off on your resume as well!
Keep it Neat
- Font size and style should be professional-looking
- Arrange information into clear sections
- Keep things brief
- Edit for clarity, spelling, and grammar