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Aug 25, 2014

Program Spotlight and Career Quiz – Medical Billing and Office Administration

Program Spotlight and Career Quiz
Medical Billing and Office Administration

At Institute of Technology, we’re introducing a new Medical Billing and Office Administration program for students hoping to get into the administrative side of health care. During the program, students can learn how to record patient histories, bill and code medical procedures, and much more. We’re excited about the opportunity to help more students learn the skills they need to work in the popular health care field.

If you think you might work well in an office setting, and you want to start a career where you help people for a living, take our short career quiz below. It only takes a few minutes to complete and tally up your scores. When you’re finished, your result will help you determine if this program is a good fit for you! 

1) How would you describe your listening skills?
            A: I’m a good listener. I like to hear what people have to say.
            B: I’m not a good listener. It’s hard for me to focus on a conversation for too long.
            C: I’m an average listener. I listen as well as I can, but sometimes my mind wanders.

2) Are you comfortable working with computers?
            A: Not really. I don’t consider myself very tech savvy.
            B: Absolutely. Working with computers has typically been easy for me.
            C: I’m OK. I can figure out most programs if given the time.

3) Do you enjoy working with people?
            A: I love it. The more, the merrier.
            B: I’m able to work well in groups and on my own.
            C: Not typically. I usually feel more comfortable when I work by myself.

4) Are you detail oriented?
            A: Not really. I typically have a hard time focusing on small points.
            B: Usually. However, I sometimes get distracted.
            C: Yes. Details matter.

5) Would you rather work inside or outside?
            A: I prefer the outdoors.
            B: Inside. I’m more comfortable in an office setting
            C: I’m OK with working indoors, but occasionally I’d like to get outside.

6) How do you feel about performing similar activities each day?
A: It’s fine with me. Having a similar routine helps me focus.
B: I’d rather have different tasks each day. Repetition can get boring.

Calculate your results
Use the key to add up your score and find out if this program is a good fit for you.

Question 1:
A = 3 points
B = 1 point
C = 2 points
Question 2:
A = 1 point
B = 3 points
C = 2 points
Question 3:
A = 2 points
B = 3 points
C = 2 points
Question 4:
A = 1 point
B = 2 points
C = 3 points
Question 5:
A = 1 points
B = 3 points
C = 2 points
Question 6:
A = 3 points
B = 1 point



An excellent match (18 – 15 points)
According to your score, this program would be a great match for you. If you’d like to learn more about becoming a medical billing and office assistant, contact us. One of our advisors will be happy to answer any questions you have about our program, enrollment and financial aid.

A career to consider (14 – 11 points)
Your score indicates that you have some of the qualities needed to be happy with a career in medical billing and office administration, but not all. A little more research may be necessary to determine if this program is right for you. To learn more about this program and other similar programs offered at IOT, contact us today.

You’re probably better suited for another field (10 points or less)
Don’t be discouraged if this isn’t the program for you. IOT offers a number of other programs in areas that might better match your interests. We suggest exploring our other offerings to find one that’s right for you.