Medical secretaries deal with correspondence, make appointments and handle patients’ queries; file and maintain medical and other records; transcribe notes and dictation; and perform other clerical tasks in hospitals/surgeries and other medical establishments.
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New workers start around £8554. Normal pay is £17463 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £33233.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
- Books resources such as rooms and refreshments, and orders stationery and other supplies as appropriate.
- Organises and attends meetings and takes minutes of proceedings.
- Answers enquiries and refers patient to appropriate experts.
- Maintains patients.
- Transcribes dictation into required format.
- Sorts and files correspondence and maintains diary of the person/s for whom he/she works.
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