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What are some good jobs in a doctor's office?

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Good jobs in a doctor's office include those in nursing, office management, and coding and billing. Physician's assistants are becoming very popular in many offices.

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Doctors' offices often employ nurses to assist the doctor with procedures and, in the case of nurse practitioners, to perform some of the duties formerly done by a physician. These types of tasks are also done by physician's assistants, or PAs, to relieve the doctor's workload and to allow more patients to be seen. PAs are highly trained in the clinical aspect of patient care.

A doctor's office also needs a good office manager to make sure the office runs smoothly and to coordinate the various jobs of the other personnel. Billers and coders work closely with patients and insurance companies to coordinate payments to the physician and to make sure documentation of services is correct.

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