A medical receptionist greets and checks in patients, schedules appointments, manages medical records, answers questions and provides general clerical support. Some medical receptionists handle insurance, billing and inv... More » Business & Finance Careers

To get medical receptionist training, find an institution that offers the course, and determine if you meet the minimum requirements. Most training institutions require candidates to have a high school diploma or GED cer... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

Generally, employers look for receptionists with good interpersonal and communications skills, such as a clear and articulate speaking style, good phone manners and technical knowledge. Receptionists usually have outgoin... More » Business & Finance Careers
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