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Receptionist Job Overview

Receptionists create the first impression at many types of businesses. They answer phones, transfer calls, take messages, greet visitors or customers, and offer refreshments to guests. In some organizations, they also do administrative tasks such scheduling, typing, copying, filing, handling travel details, restocking kitchen supplies and sorting mail.

Receptionist Job Types

Medical receptionists work in a healthcare setting where they greet patients, collect insurance information and schedule appointments.

Corporate receptionists welcome visitors. They may also book company conference rooms, answer phones and handle secretarial work.

Beauty salon receptionists work at a front desk where they book appointments, greet and direct customers, and collect payments.

A government receptionist’s job often centers on verifying visitors’ identities. They issue temporary identification cards and call officials to let them know they have guests.

Receptionists who work in a transit facility answer passengers’ questions about departures, arrivals and local amenities.

Receptionist Education

You can typically land receptionist work with a high school diploma or GED, followed by on-the-job training. Having experience with word processing and spreadsheets will help you find receptionist employment.

Receptionist Job Market

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts receptionist jobs will grow 24 percent from 2010 to 2020 -- faster than most occupations. While some companies now go without a receptionist, most continue to have a receptionist working the front desk and greeting guests in person. Plenty of new receptionist jobs open up because it’s an entry-level position from which people move up relatively quickly. Most growth in receptionist job opportunities will happen in healthcare settings, including doctors’ and dentists’ offices and elder-care facilities, the BLS says.

Receptionist Salaries

The average receptionist salary was $26,730 in May 2011, according to the BLS. The highest mean salary was earned by receptionists working in dental offices: $30,380.

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Will be answering a multi-line phone system, greeting visitors, general clerical duties, strong computer skills required. Needs to possess great customer service skills, excellent communication ability both written and verbal. Hours: Sundays 5pm to 7am Monday - MAY include additional days for fill-in for additional shifts / call-outs / scheduled vacations. Must be able to pass background / have ...
Company Confidential Erie, PA, 16505
RECEPTIONIST Needed for dental office. Must be experienced with filing insurance claims, electronic claims, dental billing, account receivable, monthly reports, and Excel spreadsheets. Full time with benefits. Reference required. Send resume to: Box 353 Erie Times-News Erie, PA 16534-0001...
Receptionist Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service (AJFCS), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, has strengthened and enriched the lives of men, women and children of all ages. We do this through a continuum of focused programs addressing the well-being of children and families of all ages, the independence and well being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with s...
Medical office looking for an experienced medical office receptionist. This position will be responsible for answering multiline phone, checking patients in and out, scheduling appointments, and verifying insurance. Candidates must be able to handle a fast paced environment and have good computer skills. Please bring an updated resume when applying for this position. Pay depends on experience. Ex...
Description The Medical Receptionist provides support with daily activities of a medical office including greeting patients, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, patient registration, and patient referrals. This position answers the telephone and either responds to inquiry, directs caller to appropriate personnel, or initiates a triage email for response by medical personnel. Schedules app...
Job Purpose: Serves clients and visitors by greeting and referring them; notifying staff member of their arrival; maintaining reception room security and appearance; supports attorneys by maintaining calendars and scanning/filing electronic documents. Duties: * Welcomes clients and visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; transferring calls; answering or referring inquiries. *...
The Sherman Insurance Agency has a Receptionist/Clerical position available. The responsibilities are: answering phone, greeting guests, preparing reports, including working with Excel and Word. This position will work very closely with our Truck Department and agency owners. Excellent verbal and communication skills are a must. Insurance knowledge is helpful but not necessary. We do offer a compe...
Small Immigration Law Firm seeks fully bilingual receptionist. Applicant must be able to read and write English and Spanish, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have references available upon request. Some experience in an office environment is preferred but not required. This position is available immediately. Initial interviews will be conducted via telephone with an additi...
*Full Time Receptionist* wanted for busy medical office. Good communication and organizational skills required. Excellent pay and benefits. Please fax resume to 405-217-8405, attn Receptionist Position or email to ***** with Receptionist in the subject line This job listing brought to you by The Norman Transcript...
Position Description: Weichert is currently looking to hire a part time Receptionist to work Friday, Saturday and Sunday, up to 20 hours per week, in our busy McLean/Dolley Madison sales office. Job Responsibilities include: Answering a heavy volume of inbound calls Greeting walk-in customers at the front desk Receiving and distributing mail to office staff Assisting sales associates with ad...
Contract Receptionist Position through December 31st, 2014 - Duties will consist of answering the phone and managing visitor ingress and egress via verifying credentials and contacting the visito - Visitors not credentialed for unescorted access shall not be allowed past the lobby without a qualified host escort - Other duties may include light filing, organizing binders, printing/photocopying ...
Manpower has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist position in Wallace NC. Must be able to work Monday-Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM. Requirements: HS Diploma Highly proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook with a minimum of 5 years job experience Excellent typing skills, phone skills, people skills Minimum of 5 years of data entry Will answer phones and direct calls to ...
Company Confidential Tampa, FL, 33607
Front and back office job in a specialty medical office. Need experience with insurance verification. Spanish knowledge helpful. It is a full time job, Monday through Friday. Salary will depend on experience. Willing to hire immediately....
Full time or part time veterinary receptionist/assistant, self starter, friendly, animal experience necessary. Duties include answering phones, greeting clients, filing, computer work, making appointments, medical histories, starting lab work, assisting the doctors with treatments. Some Saturday mornings. Care Animal Clinic 14350 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield, WI 53005, Fax resume (262) 781-3262 or E ...
Receptionist We’re looking for a candidate who can multi task, has extraordinary organizational skills and is always aware of the key role they play in the experience of every resident, associate, caller and guest. This position will also do accounts payable. As you know, there’s only one chance to make a first impression. This is a fact we don’t take lightly. That’s why it’s so important to us t...
NovaCare Rehabilitation, Columbus premier therapy provider seeks service-minded & detail-oriented. medical receptionist to join our team. Previous medical experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits offered to the right candidate. For consideration, please email resume & cover letter to: ***** This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and www.columbusjo...
Full Time Medical Receptionist in Hudson, Florida. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Front Desk Medical Receptionist for Medical Doctors only (either Specialists or Primary Care Physicians). Working Hours are Monday to Friday 8:45am to 4:45pm with paid lunch. The Starting Salary is $10.50 to $11.75 per hour based on qualifications. Benefits include; paid vacation, paid...
Company Confidential Columbus, OH, 43214
We are looking to add a qualified individual to our team.​ We are a company that has a philosophy of a family atmosphere with a corporate structure.​ Responsibilities (included but not limited to): Answer all incoming calls according to company policies with exceptional telephone skills.​ Direct phone calls to the appropriate parties as necessary.​ Take written messages for occupied personnel ...
Front Desk Coordinator – Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates (Burnsville) Are you looking for a challenging position with a fast-paced medical group? If so, this position may be just what you’ve been looking for! Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates (CRSAL) seeks a full time Front Desk Coordinator for our Burnsville Clinic and Pelvic Floor Center. CRSAL is a large, independent surgical specialty ...
Would friends describe you as friendly, considerate, and patient? Are you looking for a job where you can help people? Do you gain satisfaction from a job well done? We are a busy, multi-doctor, patient-focused optometric practice looking for a full-time medical receptionist/patient care coordinator who is friendly, responsive, calm, and truly values working with people. Our newest team member w...

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