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Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionist

An administrative role requiring a high degree of organisation and specialised knowledge.

What's it like to be a Medical Receptionist?

Medical Receptionists are responsible for general administration duties in a medical centre. They are required to greet patients as they arrive, book appointments, monitor stock levels, manage payments, and organise specialist consultations.

Tasks and duties

  • Schedule appointments for clients, including external appointments for those requiring hospital admission and tests
  • Process bills and payments
  • Fax, scan, file and mail documents.
  • Monitor and order stationery and clinical supplies.
  • Organise meetings.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
Medical Receptionists are also required to interpret and apply medical terminology correctly.
Useful traits or skills for a Medical Receptionist include good organisational skills, good communication skills, high levels of accuracy and a friendly personality.

What can I earn as a Medical Receptionist?