Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
* Attention to Detail
* Self Control
* Concern for Others
* Stress Tolerance
* Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
* Operate office equipment, such as voice mail messaging systems, and use word processing, spreadsheet, or other software applications to prepare reports, invoices, financial statements, letters, case histories, or medical records.
* Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries, or medical consultations.
Health Care and Social Assistance
Office and Administrative Support
Sample Job Titles
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