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What does an Administrative Assistant do?

I am considering changing jobs and applying for a position as an administrative assistant in a dentist office. Can anyone help me?

Asked By: Emmers - 6/4/2008
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Well I can see from the answers that no one is an administrative assistant so they really don't know what the job entails... More
Answered By: belen2499 - 6/4/2008
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assists administrators. :o)
Answered By: razor face - 6/4/2008
 
They do secretarial work. 2D
Answered By: 2D - 6/4/2008
 
Admin assistant is the b****h of the office, and does all the ridiculous grunt work that the administrator doesn't want to do.
Answered By: J - 6/4/2008
 
That is a fancy title for a secretary... More
Answered By: Jay - 6/4/2008
 
thats a fancy title for Secratry. Like Custodial engineer for Janitors.
Answered By: DANGER MOUSE...the gifted one. - 6/4/2008
 
well at schools they are learning to bve the big kahuna.. they learn from the expert and they soon get what they want. yeah thats amazing. an aa is kind of like the second head of something..
Answered By: shySHAY - 6/4/2008
 
sorry to have to ask, but why would you apply for a position if you don't know what it is, very gutsy... More
Answered By: mandylinn - 6/4/2008
 
an administrative assistant is a bit like a secretary you answer phones, do filing, other paperwork and you might have to order supplies or deal with the patients
Answered By: debbie - 6/4/2008
 
It is basically the modern-day title for secretary. Not to be confused with a receptionist, who mainly greets visitors and answers phones.
Answered By: Gen•X•er - 6/4/2008
 
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