Medical Receptionist - Manitoba

Medical Receptionist careers are very rewarding and in high demand, requiring professionals with general healthcare knowledge and office skills.

Medical Receptionist professionals play a major role in the daily operations in clinics, private medical centres, and many other healthcare settings. With an increasing need for medical administrative support in the healthcare industry, career options are typically available throughout the country.

Medical Receptionist responsibilities

A Medical Receptionist has a wide range of daily duties, which may include:

  • Standard clerical duties, including filing, sorting and copying.
  • Maintaining a calendar of staff schedules, patient appointments and visits, and events.
  • Scheduling appointments and making referrals (both computerized and manual).

Required knowledge

A medical receptionist position may require specific knowledge in various branches of the medical industry, including:

  • medical terminology
  • medical office procedures

General skills

Most medical receptionist positions will require advanced proficiency in the following:

  • in-depth organization skills
  • computer and office skills, including current software applications and typing skills
  • database management
  • customer service

Medical Receptionist Training Options

Visit our Healthcare faculty page for more information on the Medical Receptionist training programs offered at Academy of Learning College.

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