What can I do to get a Job as a Receptionist in a Medical Office?
I have 3 years experience at the same company as an Admin Assistant/Receptionist. I really enjoy the work, but for some reason I really wanna work in a Medical Office. I work at a Computer Networking Company now. Does anyone know of any training I would need? I have been looking online and every job I find says 1 yr medical office experience required. Any other tips or information you have would be greatly appreciated. THANKS!
Asked By: prettylukci - 5/14/2007
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Medical jargon is what you're needing. They want you to be able to decipher the medical terms. You could 1. start through a temp agency and prove your worth (I started this way with no office experience at all and they wanted me full-time permanent), or 2. take a course on medical shorthand and apply to the job with... More
Answered By: themeindzeye - 5/14/2007
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No special training required. You are undoubtedly already qualified. Just apply!
Answered By: gouldgirl2002 - 5/14/2007
i'm a secretary at a hospital and i almost got a job at a dr's office you have to have med term and a&p to get a job like that and it doesn't hurt to have some type of pharmacology course you will need a little knowledge of medications i took a medical assisting course which was a year long course and that's what got... More
Answered By: angie - 5/14/2007
well, i started out at a nursing home working as a nurses aide. that gave me medical knowledge and i eventually moved into the office field at the nursing home. i now have enough experience that i can pretty much work at any medical office. hope this helps.
Answered By: anna_lynn711 - 5/14/2007
Are you nuts?
Answered By: oldknowitall - 5/14/2007
See if your local junior college has a course in medical terminology and medical billing. That and your other experience in the office field should be enough to get you a chance.
Answered By: mommanuke - 5/14/2007
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