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

Health Care Technology

(408) 741-4019
Department Location

Kris Gaiero

Faraneh Javanmardian

Associate Faculty
Desiervi, Rosemary
Erickson, Susan
Orion, Walter
Ovens, Donna

Degrees & Certificates

A.A/A.S. Degrees

Medical Assistant


Clinical Assistant

Insurance Billing Specialist

Massage Therapy

Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Assistant

Medical Office Reception

Orthopedic Technician

Transfer Information:
Info or link about transfer

Degree Requirements
and Course Descriptions

Department Chair:

Kris Gaiero

Division: Division Name

Division Chair:
Diane Hurd

Related Links

Other Links

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CAREER PROGRAMS: Health Care Technologies - Medical Office Reception

Instructor in class photo

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 Requirements

Requirements and suggested sequence of classes


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