Remote Work in Health Occupations

Program Details

Healthcare remains one of the strongest industries and largest employers throughout the State of Maine, providing both career stability and opportunity.

Remote Work in Health Office Occupations: This foundational training will prepare you with the basic skills to work remotely in medical office occupations including patient services, records, and billing. Delivered online over 16 weeks, this program combines medical, technical, customer service, and remote work skills to prepare you for a successful career in the health field.  This program is also a great foundation for students who wish to pursue a clinical health career such as nursing and medical assisting. Courses include Medical Terminology I, Medical Law and Ethics, Computer Applications, Customer Service Excellence, and Remote Working. Students will earn 9 credits and MCCS digital badges.

Arc of Engagement – Curriculum

Courses: Bootcamp Computer Apps Customer Service Medical Terminology Medical Law& Ethics
Duration: 1 week 16 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 8 weeks

Program Schedule

This program is not currently anticipated for 2023. Please refer to the Workforce Development website for our upcoming program offerings..

Any questions regarding this program or others can be emailed to:

Key Outcomes

Job title: Medical Records Technician, Patient Service Representative

Top employers for this job in Maine:

  • Davita Inc.
  • MaineHealth
  • Northern Light Health
  • Central Maine Medical Center
  • Covenant Health
  • Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems
  • MaineGeneral Health

Starting salary range: $32,000 – $52,000

Financial Assistance

Inquire with any of these public assistance programs for support with any of your educational or financial needs including tuition assistance for continuing education credits, laptop and internet assistance, transportation, and other necessities.

Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation

Eastern Maine Development Corp. WIOA program – Contact Kim Donovan,, 207.561.4043, for eligibility requirements

Competitive Skills Scholarship Program – Click here for more information about this program.

Maine Community Foundation – The Maine Community Foundation offers scholarships for non-traditional students. Click here for more information or contact Cherie Galyean,, 207.412.2017.

HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Email Suzanne Graves-Hall,, 207.356.9154. Fax: 207.581.2532. Toll-free: 1.800.281.3703. General Line: Teri Mann,, 207.551.3331 or apply online.