Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionists greet patients and other clients in health facilities, such as clinics, practices, centres or surgeries, and respond to personal, telephone, and written inquiries and requests.

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    Overview

    Medical Receptionists greet patients and other clients in health facilities, such as clinics, practices, centres or surgeries, and respond to personal, telephone, and written inquiries and requests.

    Day-to-day

    • greets and welcomes patients and visitors, and directs them to the appropriate person
    • arranges and records details of appointments
    • locates patient files
    • answers inquiries and provides information on the goods and services of the organisation
    • answers, connects and transfers telephone calls
    • receives and resolves complaints from clients and the public
    • receives and distributes correspondence, facsimile messages and deliveries
    • maintains the reception area
    • advises on and arranges reservations and accommodation
    • may perform other clerical tasks such as word processing, data entry, filing, mail dispatch and photocopying.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become a Medical Receptionist

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