What are some of the jobs in a doctors office, besides Dr. and Nurses?

I am looking into going into the health care field...but I do not want to be a doctor. Maybe a nurse.... but What are other jobs at doctor's offices? Any careers in the office and how much/what type of school you need to do these jobs? Also, what is the title of the people that work the front desk- such as when you check in, they take your info, or when you leave they help you with your insurance info and things like that? Experienced answers are best!!!

Asked By: Heathertogo - 6/10/2008
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The person who works at the front desk can be a receptionist or a medical secretary. They don't necessarily have to have any special training or experience, though it certainly helps to have experience. (I used to do it. No training at the time, but it sure helped inspire me to go ahead and apply to med school... More
Answered By: Marie - 6/10/2008
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Patient Registrar/Schedulers or patient relations reps are the front desk people. I'm one of those, and you get dumped on a lot by the patients and doctors. You get a brunt of the angry patient calls when the doctor hasn't called the patient back, or the pharmacy has not gotten the approval for a perscription. It's... More
Answered By: Brie - 6/10/2008
- receptionist - medical biller - office manager
Answered By: csucdartgirl - 6/11/2008
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