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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.
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.
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.
Provides professional office services with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks, including administrative help to management staff. The receptionist/office admin. will be responsible for greeting guests and always making them feel welcomed in person and when answering incoming calls, and directing calls to appropriate associates. This position is also responsible for mail distributio...
Well established full service Salon in North Dallas is looking for a friendly, experienced, professional individual to oversee a busy reception desk. Must have an outgoing personality, have excellent customer service skills, be a team player, well groomed, professional attitude and attire, have basic computer skills, responsible and reliable. Job Description: Greeting clients, clerical work, bo...
Exciting opportunity for a Experienced Medical Office Receptionist We are currently seeking a medical receptionist for an Outpatient physical therapy clinic located in Galloway, OH. We seek a strong, experienced, dependable, responsible, and multi-tasked individual who can keep the front office running smoothly! THIS IS A HANDS ON POSITION! MUST BE ABLE TO HIT THE GROUND RUNNING! Job Duties: •...
Company Confidential Concord, NC, 28025
Church Sec./Recep. M-F mornings in Mt. Pleasant area. Send resume to 100 St. John's Church Rd. Concord, NC 28025 or email @ ***** As Posted in the Carolina Classified Marketplace...
POSITION PROFILE: Minimum qualifications: One year certificate from college or technical school; or one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in team problem solving situations. Manages difficult...
Part-Time Weekend Position Freedom Pointe Minnetonka - 500 Carlson Parkway; Minnetonka, MN 55305 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they wan...
RECEPTIONIST Dependable individual with good computer skills, the ability to answer muliple phone lines and has great people skills. Full-Time. Email or fax resume to: jodip@hamernicks decorating.com (651)487-1514...
A Bilingual Receptionist job is available in a prominent labor and employment law firm in downtown Washington, D.C. Your fluency with Spanish is required. If selected, you will receive generous compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. If you’re looking to gain valuable professional experience in a law firm, this might be the ideal opportunity for you. Bilingual Receptionist Job Responsi...
FRONT OFFICE Receptionist needed. Dental/medical experience preferred. Send resumés to Prill Dental, 820 N. 30th Street, Billings, MT 59101 or fax 406-252-1168...
As a nonprofit organization, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) offers professional certifications and free fitness resources to help people from all walks of life. We believe in what we do, and we want employees who do too. We’re looking for health-conscious people who have a passion for helping others live healthy lifestyles. And in return, you’ll receive 100% paid employee coverage for hea...
Medical Office Receptionist Part Time Kinesis Physical Therapy, a dynamic and growing clinic, seeks two parttime front desk receptionists with at least one year of experience working in a medical office in an administrative role.The successful candidate will be personable, trustworthy, possess solid computer and phone skills, be able to multi-task in a calm and professional manner, and must be ve...
Exciting opportunity for a Experienced Medical Office Receptionist We are currently seeking a medical receptionist for an Outpatient physical therapy clinic located in Royal Palm Beach, FL. We want a strong, experienced, dependable, responsible, and multi-tasked individual who can keep the front office running smoothly! THIS IS A HANDS ON POSITION! MUST BE ABLE TO HIT THE GROUND RUNNING! Job Du...
Company Confidential Crowley, LA, 70526
Job Purpose: Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains telecommunications system. Duties: * Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions. * Maintains telecommu...
Kerkering, Barberio & Co. is currently seeking a full-time Receptionist for our Sarasota office. Specific duties include answering a multi-line telephone switchboard, forwarding calls, greeting clients/visitors and notifying proper party, preparing mail, monitoring due dates on client packages, and performing light clerical work. The qualified candidate must have a minimum of 1 year of receptioni...
Company Confidential Yards, VA, 24605
Billing Clerk/ Receptionist for busy medica office with billing experience required. Call: (276) 326-2638 or Fax:(276) 326-2630. Mail in resume to: PO BOX 1008 Bluefield, VA 24605. This job listing brought to you by The Bluefield Daily Telegraph...
Company Confidential Bellevue, WA, 98004
Receptionist, Seeking a Receptionist for its new Bellevue, WA Dev. Center. The receptionist’s job is an important role in the overall functioning of the organization. He/she will be the face; in fact, the first official professional to whom our customers, partners, their staff encounters. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting to the Director, Office of the CTO, the receptionist will a...
Part Time (Full Time status with benefits will be considered if Part Time position works out) Woodside Terrace - 485 Woodside Road; Redwood City, CA 94601 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer...
Skills/Qualifications: Multi-tasking, Flexibility, Telephone Skills, Customer Service, sign in patients; Organization, Attention to Detail, Scheduling, Word Processing , Professionalism, Quality Focus...
Quadrant Inc. has an immediate need for a Medical Receptionist for a Private practice in Falls Church and Fairfax, VA. HOURS: (Monday - Friday)8:00-5:30pm MUST: Must be polished and professional Must know how to use Word, Must be computer savvy! Must be personable Must live in Arlington or Fairfax County DUTIES: Schedule appointment Answer Phones Calls Greet patients Enter patient hist...
Description The Medical Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy medical office. Responsible for maintain medical records, including scanning patient records into Electronic Medical Record system. Also assists office as needed by greeting and directing patients and visitors. Answering the phone and responds to inquiries, directs calls. Scheduling appointments in computeri...
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$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist
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Some College Coursework Completed
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Answers inquiries and obtains information for general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties; provides information regarding activities conducted at establishment; location of departments, offices, and employees within organization.
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Attention to Detail
Greets persons entering establishment, determines nature and purpose of visit, and directs or escorts them to specific destination.
Transmits information and documents to customers by using computer, mail or fax machines.
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