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Medical Receptionist

Medical Receptionist

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Greets patients and other clients in a health facility, such as a clinic, practice, centre or surgery, and responds to personal, telephone and written inquiries and requests.


Tasks Include:


  • greeting and welcoming visitors, and directing them to the appropriate person
  • arranging and recording details of appointments
  • answering inquiries and providing information on the goods, services and activities of the organisation
  • answering, connecting and transferring telephone calls
  • receiving and resolving complaints from clients and the public
  • receiving and distributing correspondence, facsimile messages and deliveries
  • maintaining the reception area
  • advising on and arranging reservations and accommodation
Job prospects for Receptionists in Victoria

Occupations in the Receptionists group include Admissions Clerk, Hotel or Motel Receptionist, Medical Receptionist and Receptionist (General).

Employment prospects
There are currently 40,600 Receptionists in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$860.30

Hourly earnings
$22.80

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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