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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.

1000+ Receptionist jobs found on Monster.

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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...
Exciting opportunity for a Experienced Medical Office Receptionist We are currently seeking a medical receptionist for an Outpatient physical therapy clinic located in Falls Church, VA. 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...
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...
Full time Receptionist needed for busy commercial RE office. Must have experience with multi-line phone system. Duties include general office duties including filing, data entry, social media entries and general assistance of agents, bookkeeping, marketing and property management. $10 / hour. Email resumes to *****....
Description: Responsible for performing the primary functions of a Medical Assistant. Works to facilitate processes with other departments, personnel to coordinate patient care. Rooms patients and maintains accurate and current patient records. Answers phones, schedules patient appointment, and handles referrals. Maintains a pleasant, efficient, and well-organized working environment. Performs du...
Company Confidential Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 33410
Fast growing oncology practice looking for experienced front desk receptionist. Responsibilties include: Greets all patients and visitors promptly and professionally. Schedules appointments. Enters new patient demographic and insurance information . Verifies and updates the above information for existing patients. . Maintain patient flow by timely alerting nursing staff of patient arrivals. ...
GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR TO PRESTIGIOUS CORPORATIONS AND SMALL, LOCAL BUSINESSES! OVERVIEW Our clients in various industries are in need of qualified Administrative Assistants, Receptionists, and Data Entry Clerks to fill their temporary and temp-to-hire positions located throughout the East Bay area (Alameda, Oakland, San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont, Pleasanton and San Ramon, CA). Work schedules...
Description: Full time medical receptionist/medical coder 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 treatment room utiliza...
Woburn Animal Hospital is a privately owned, four-doctor, small-animal hospital looking for a receptionist with experience working at a veterinary practice. The job is rewarding and the work environment rich and stimulating. MAJOR DUTIES Provide friendly, quality customer care to the patients and clients of Woburn Animal Hospital. Receive incoming calls and provide knowledgeable, professional a...
Company Confidential North Palm Beach, FL, 33408
Local North Palm Beach engineering firm is expanding and is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties to help our organization run more efficiently. Our primary clients are electric utilities; including the largest Florida based electric utility, FPL. Because our business is primarily technical, a candidate with experie...
Medical Receptionist- Davenport, IA Soderstrom Skin Institute is a growing and exciting medical organization looking for a motivated individual to work the front desk at our Davenport location. Must have excellent communication and customer service skills, computer knowledge, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. Duties will include scheduling appointments, doing d...

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