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Pitman Training specialises in supported distance learning, and our support teams are available at each of 15 centres nationwide to help. We will provide everything you need to upskill and secure a recognised qualification! You can complete all your training from home now and you also have the opportunity to train later at your local training centre. We have no hidden fees and you have 12 months to train.

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CORONA VIRUS / COVID-19 UPDATE: We are here to help. If you are at home during this challenging time, this is your opportunity!

Pitman Training specialises in supported distance learning, and our support teams are available at each of 15 centres nationwide to help. We will provide everything you need to upskill and secure a recognised qualification! You can complete all your training from home now and you also have the opportunity to train later at your local training centre. We have no hidden fees and you have 12 months to train.

Get in touch now by calling freephone 1800 532 632 or click here. Your local Pitman Training support team are available to answer your questions and help you enrol now!

A day n the life of a Medical Secretary in Waterford!

10/09/19


A day in the life of a Medical Secretary in Waterford

 

The health sector has grown significantly in recent years. The industry still has the potential to grow further.  Studies have shown that from 2016 to 2026, the healthcare industry in Ireland is poised towards creating millions of jobs. These jobs will be for core healthcare professionals and other staff, such as admin staff.

 

 

Medical secretaries are some of the core administrative staff in the healthcare sector. Medical secretaries work in a variety of healthcare institutions. Apart from hospitals and diagnostic centres, medical secretaries also work in healthcare research facilities as well as physical therapy centres.

 

Skills needed by a Medical Secretary

 

As a medical secretary, you will need to have good knowledge of the industry and apply same in activities that range from scheduling appointments to billing.  Thus you would need special medical secretary training in carrying out a range of activities on a daily basis, these activities include:  Billing, printing consent forms, scheduling appointments, and surgeries making reports, compiling documentation and data, answering the phone, and routing test results. Although these may seem like typical activities carried out by the average secretary, the job of a medical secretary differs because they apply skills and experience specific to the medical industry.

 

 

 

A medical secretary also needs to know different medical terminologies, Pitman Training Waterford offer medical secretary courses that include:  Medical Secretary DiplomaMedical Admin DiplomaMedical Receptionist Diploma and Medical Office Award. Pitman Training Waterford medical secretary courses are also focused on other skills that are particularly in demand. These skills include Microsoft Office, customer service, patient care, and customer billing. We also provide an excellent environment for you to upskill, while allowing flexible acquisition of the skills needed to aspire in your career as a medical secretary. To find out more about our wide range of courses call our friendly tutors today on 051 574 136, SMS/WhatsApp 087 396 0854 or email [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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