Medical Receptionist

Professional-Technical Program

Medical receptionists hold key positions in a medical office in greeting patients, scheduling appointments, processing patient information, managing the reception desk, and assisting with other administrative responsibilities. In today’s modern medical office environment, the medical receptionist requires skills in human relations, data and word processing, records management, release of information, and respect for the confidential nature of patient information. Job opportunities are found in physician offices, hospitals, clinics, and medical facilities. Characteristics for career success include an interest in medicine; a desire to work with physicians and health care professionals; the ability to multi-task and prioritize work; a positive, caring personality; high energy; and a desire to help people.
 

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