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.
Clinic Office Assistant, Dental Receptionist, Front Desk Receptionist, Medical Office Specialist, Medical Receptionist, Medical Secretary, Physician Office Specialist, Scheduler, Secretary, Unit Clerk, Unit Support Representative, Ward Clerk, Ward Secretary
Employment of Medical Secretaries is projected to grow 17 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than average compared to all occupations.
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