West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

CAREER PROGRAMS: Health Care Technologies - Medical Office Reception

Program Options

  • Certificate of Achievement

Program Information

The Medical Office Reception program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills needed to manage the front desk in a medical office or similar setting, including telephone technique, public relations, and medical records management.

Upon completion of all required courses, students are placed in an internship in a local health care facility. This is a valuable experience in applying the knowledge and skill acquired in class to the workplace.

A Statement of Eligibility for Internship, a health statement and physical examination, and completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better are required to receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Program Opportunities

The Health Care Technologies Department offers eight other programs:

  • Insurance Billing Specialist
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Transcription
  • Orthopedic Technician

Program Requirements

  • Requirements and suggested sequence of classes

Department Chair
Kristine Gaiero
408.741.4019
e-mail:  kris_gaiero@westvalley.edu

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