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Learning opportunity led to a new job for Anna

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After two years of working in the pharmacy industry, Anna decided to transition to the world of medical administration, choosing Mater Education to help upskill and prepare her for a career path change. 

“I chose to study the Medical Administration course because my previous job as a pharmacy stock controller already involved a lot of administration-based work. I thought the course would be a great starting point to learn a bit more about the medical administration world – which it was – and it just so happened to also lead into a great job opportunity for me.”

“With the encouragement of my educator, Jan, I gained a job as a medical administrator for The Eye Health Centre shortly after completing the course.”

“As a medical receptionist at The Eye Health Centre I perform a range of tasks throughout the day including booking patient appointments, monitoring incoming referrals and correspondence between doctors, creating patient charts and a multitude of other activities. It's a very busy specialist clinic which I really enjoy.”

“Being in the medical industry is important to me as I feel as though I'm able to help deliver care to people who need it. It's just a nice feeling to know you're helping people in a genuine way.”

You too can open up a world of opportunity by joining the healthcare workforce. Find out more about our four-day, Medical Administration course here.

Pictured: Anna in her role as medical receptionist at The Eye Health Centre.