2. The national median salary for Medical and Health Service Managers is $41.54/hour or $86,400/annually. www.onetonline.org. 3. Monster.com only had one listing for a Medical Office Manager at a plastic surgery center.
4. The salary listed for the position at the plastic surgery center listed in #3 was $25.00 – 35.00/hour. According to www.careerinfonet.org the median salary for the state of Nebraska is $36.17/hour.
5. Prior to my current job, I worked as a medical secretary at UNMC. In addition to my duties I did a lot of management-related tasks and decided that I would like to return to medicine as a manager.
6. Most employers require a Bachelor’s Degree, so I will probably pursue that after finishing my Associate’s Degree. The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not list any required certifications but I am planning on taking the Certified Medical Office Manager (CMOM) and the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certifications. www.bls.gov 7. It doesn’t look like there are certain program accreditations required for Medical Office Managers but there are for Medical Assistants. Kaplan’s Nebraska campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/about/accreditation-licensing.aspx 8. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,