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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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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...
SALES ASSISTANT/FRONT OFFICE RECEPTIONIST The Santa Ynez Valley News, a division of Lee Enterprises, in Solvang, is looking for a proactive and organized sales assistant/front office receptionist to support the advertising sales team and provide excellent customer service at this busy bi-weekly newspaper. This position is part time, 30 hrs/week with benefits. Apply online at www.santamariatimes.c...
Busy Gastroenterology office looking for Medical Receptionist Description: Job Purpose: Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and accounts. Duties: * Welcomes patients and visitors by greeting patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Optimizes patients' satisfaction, provider time, and treat...
Part Time Chancellor Place Windsor - 907 Adele Drive; Windsor, CA 95492 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 want while also meeting all ...
HOUSING SOLUTIONS CENTER RECEPTIONIST/CLERK $9.41 Hr. to start plus benefits. Requires High School Diploma or GED plus six months experience in clerical and receptionist duties. This position is primarily responsible for greeting and directing individuals coming to the Housing Solutions Center. Requires good telephone answering skills, filing skills, ability to communicate clearly and be willing ...
Maryland Fire Equipment Corporation is a family-owned business that has provided various types of fire protection services and equipment throughout the Washington Metropolitan area since 1961. We are currently seeking a Receptionist with the following qualifications ... * Strong organizational skills * Professional telephone manner and customer service experience * Ability to work independently...
Company Confidential Annandale, VA, 22003
We are looking for an experienced, friendly, outgoing, compassionate, first impressions person for a busy growing Ob/Gyn practice. Our office is in search of an experienced front office person who is friendly, energetic and has great people skills. Can welcome patients into the office with a smile Excellent multitasking and organizational skills are a must Greatphone skills Ease and experienc...
Company Confidential HOLLAND, MI, 49424
Dental Receptionist Part Time & Full Time Duties include dental insurance billing, accounts receivable, scheduling. Experience required, Spanish speaking a plus. Send reply to: *****...
Company Confidential Lakeland, FL, 33802
RECEPTIONIST NEEDED Exp. required. Must be detail oriented and multi-task for busy Chiropractic office Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 7:30am-6:30pm Email Resume to: *****...
Company Confidential Columbus, OH, 43222
Specialty Plastic Surgical Practice seeks experienced front desk person. Medical assisting or billing/coding degree a plus. Hiring manager will consider applicants with previous experience only. Part time hours, 4-5 days per week; approximately 28 - 30 hours per week. Exciting and motivated team environment....
Company Confidential Stuart, FL, 34994
RECEPTIONIST - FT for busy optometry practice. Some Saturdays required. Ability to multi-task, computer experience required & great people skills. Fax resume to: 772-221-2422 Posting provided by:...
Taking Walk-In Interview between the open hours listed below and looking to hire someone this week. PLEASE BRING IN COPY OF YOUR RESUME WITH YOU ! Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: - 9a.m. - 5p.m. Wednesday & Friday: - 9a.m. - 7p.m. Saturday:- By Appointments Only Otherwise Closed Sunday: - Closed Address: StoneMart 1044 University Ave Building 2 Unit 4 Rochester, NY 14607 This a recep...
RECEPTIONIST Responsibilities include answering all incoming telephone calls on a busy switchboard and handling numerous HR duties. This position requires a professional image, good people, communication and computer skills and must at all times perform all job functions at the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Please send resume to kr...
Warren Screw Products, Inc. 13201 Stephens Warren, MI 48089 Phone (586) 757-1280 Fax (586) 757-1051 Warren Screw Products, Inc. is a manufacturer of Close-Tolerance Turned, Broach, Machined and Assembled Metal Components. Since 1957, we have been machining customer designed components for all major manufacturing industries, Automotive, Appliance, Commercial, Heavy Truck, Agriculture and Militar...
Receptionist/Customer Service Representative Total Wound Care Solutions, TWS, Mt. Pleasant, SC We are an established medical supply company, specializing in the home delivery of wound care, ostomy, and urological supplies. TWS is searching for a motivated and hard working individual to join medical office team as an insurance specialist. This position will require someone that is a ...
Receptionist Position The Town of Kiawah Island is seeking to fill a full time Receptionist position The Receptionist would answer the telephone and greet office visitors, while providing courteous customer service. Performs a variety of clerical or administrative duties which include answering telephones; providing general information regarding Town activities and/or routing calls to appropriat...
THE PORT OF KALAMA is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Clerk/Receptionist. All applications must be received by 5:00 PM Friday, October 03, 2014 at the Port of Kalama office at 110 W Marine Drive, Kalama, WA 98625. This position requires a high school diploma, with an Associate degree preferred. Experience with general front desk skills including but not limited to switchboard; ...
Exciting opportunity for a Experienced Medical Office Receptionist Part Time We are currently seeking a Part Time Medical Receptionist for an Outpatient physical therapy clinic located in Richmond, VA. We seek a strong, experienced, dependable, responsible, and multi-tasked individual who can keep the front office running smoothly! This will be a 10 hour work week. THIS IS A HANDS ON POSITION! M...
Exciting opportunity for a Experienced Part Time Medical Office Receptionist We are currently seeking a Part Time Medical Receptionist for an Outpatient physical therapy clinic located in Fairfax, VA. We seek a strong, experienced, dependable, responsible, and multi-tasked individual who can keep the front office running smoothly! You must be able to work evening hours till 7 PM. This will be a 3...

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