Medical Office Assistant
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Medical Office Assistants greet people arriving at offices, hospitals and other establishments, direct visitors to appropriate person or service, answer and forward telephone calls, take messages, schedule appointments and perform other clerical duties. They are employed by hospitals, medical and dental offices and in other offices throughout the public and private sectors.
N.O.C. 1414 Median Salary $16 hr. *Job Bank 2015
Medical Office Assistant Program Focus:
- Medical Office Assistants greet people coming into offices and other establishments, direct them to the appropriate contacts or services, provide general information in person and by phone, and may perform clerical duties and maintain front desk security and security access lists
- Medical and dental receptionists greet patients, schedule appointments, using manual or computerized systems, receive and record payment for services, and direct patients to appropriate areas
- Hospital admitting clerks interview patients to obtain and process information required to provide hospital and medical services