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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.
Job Responsibilities : Answer and transfer calls on a multi-line phone system. Accept deliveries, sort mail, and maintain phone lists. Handle additional projects as assigned. Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information. Communicate with manager and client on job or deadline issues. Coordinate and schedule meetings as required. Requirements Job Requirements: High school diploma o...
Req ID: 61787 Job Function: Internal Administration Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-time Contract Type: Regular Employment Job Level: Professional Sub-department: Office Location: Morristown, NJ (MMU_HO), United States Travel Required: 0% Start Date: 23/06/2014 The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight...
RECEPTIONIST/CLERICAL POSITION Available in Maumelle, AR. Responsibilities: Will perform broad range of front desk clerical and office duties. Operate multi-line phone systems and other standard office equipment. Will perform other duties as assigned. Requirements: Must pass criminal background check and drug test. Must be organized, self-motivated, have the ability to multi-task and handle stress...
Bueno, Jose Dr. Odessa, 79761
Medical FULL/ PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST needed for Physician's Office. Bilingual preferred. Computer literate. Please deliver resume personally to: 808 Tower Drive Suite 1 Odessa, TX 79761...
Immediate opening for Receptionist at law office. PT or job share. Hours to share are Mon-Fri, 8-5. Must be pleasant, have excellent phone & people skills, ability to communicate effectively with clients, attorneys & support staff. Notary helpful but not requite. Basic computer & bookkeeping knowledge as well as familiarity with standard office equipment. Submit resume & cover letter with availabi...
Vet Receptionist / Assistant for small animal hospital in Phoenixville. Some exp. req’d, Saturdays a must. Email resume to: ValleyForgeAnimalMedicalCenter @gmail.com =...
CBCC Bakersfield, 93309
Receptionist Seeking PT Surgery Center Receptionist, experience preferred. EMR knowledge, Insurance verification and Spanish speaking a plus. Pay DOE. Please fax resume to 661-862-7137 or email *****...
Alkermes is a leader in innovative medicines that address the unmet needs and challenges of people living with debilitating diseases. As a fully integrated global biopharmaceutical company, Alkermes applies our scientific expertise, proprietary technologies, and global resources to develop products that are designed to make a meaningful difference in the way patients manage their disease. Our trac...
Crawford Broadcasting Company, a national operator of over 20 radio stations in 8 markets, has an exciting opportunity for a PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT for its Corporate office in Blue Bell, PA. Hours will be Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, 20 hours per week. Applicants must be eager to learn, possess pleasant phone skills and work well independently. Responsibilit...
Company Confidential Celebration, FL, 34747
Job Description Receptionist FT (4-5 days) needed for busy medical office with two locations. This person must be able to work in both of our locations: Altamonte Springs and Kissimmee. Must be willing to travel between locations of offices. This person must be able to work independently, must work well with patients and employees, must be able to input data into patient records. Must have a posit...
FT - RECEPTIONIST/ ASSISTANT . Busy personal injury law firm located in downtown West Palm Beach. Candidates will need at least 2-5 years of experience working in the legal field. Bilingual preferred. Good at multi-tasking with strong computer ability. Microsoft Office experience required. Forward resume, references and salary requirements....
MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST FT Medical Receptionist in St. Paul. High phone volume. Previous medical clinic experience require. EMR experience prefer. 40 hours per week. M-F 8:30-5 pm. Benefit eligible. Fax resume to (612) 813-3886 or email ***** For more information, visit our website ENTSC.COM...
TempForce, a premiere staffing service in the Twin Cities, is seeking a temporary to hire receptionist/switchboard operator for a well-known Richfield organization. Hours are 7:45 am to 4:45 pm, Mon-Fri. Pay of $12-$13 per hour and benefits available through TempForce while temping. Pay of $14 upon hire and generous benefits package available through the client. Duties including answering calls on...
Medical Office Receptionist Our growing medical clinic is accepting applications for both our McPherson and our Salina locations. The two successful candidates will have above average social skills, computer experience and a strong interest in promoting health. Experience in marketing is a plus. Interested individuals may forward their resume to: ***** To learn more con...
RECEPTIONIST/ DATA PROCESSOR The Borough of Waynesboro is accepting applications for this position. Application materials, including a job description, are available at Borough Hall, 55 E. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA, during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Completed applications should be returned to the Borough of Waynesboro no later than Friday, August 8, 2014...
Company Confidential Albany, NY, 12205
TIMESUNION.COM JOBS MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST FT needed for busy Albany Urgent Care Center, medical insurance included, Hours Tues - Friday 9am - 7pm Please email resume to ***** or fax to 518-869-7220. Call with questions 518-869-9692...
TIMESUNION.COM JOBS Receptionist / Dental Office 3 days per week. Approx 21 hrs. Apply in person: Drs. Justin & George, 73 Troy Rd, East Greenbush Mon-Thur 9a - 4p....
Receptionist wanted for law firm in Bradenton - F/T. Greeting clients, phones, scheduling, mail, filing, etc. Please e-mail resume & cover letter to *****...
PT-Medical Receptionist. Pediatric Office AH/BG. Varied hours mornings and evenings incl. Sat. AM's please email information to ***** Posting provided by:...
Company Confidential Elkins, WV, 26241
Busy, Fast Paced Medical Office Looking for an experienced receptionist. Full-Time position. Applicant must be hard working, dependable, and willing to work rotating shift. Please send resume to Box 24 c/o The Inter-Mountain, P.O. Box 1339 Elkins, WV 26241 provided by The Elkins Inter-Mountain...
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$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist
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Education / Training
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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Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries; provides information about establishment such as location of departments or offices; employees within the organization, or services provided.
Operates telephone switchboard to answer, screen and forward calls, providing information, taking messages, and scheduling appointments.
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