3344-Medical secretaries

Job Title: 

Medical secretaries

Job Description: 

Medical secretaries, using specialized knowledge of medical terminology and health care delivery procedures, assist health professionals and other workers by performing a variety of communication, documentation, administrative and internal coordination functions, to support health workers in medical facilities and other health-care related organizations.


Tasks include

  • scheduling and confirming medical appointments and communicating messages for medical staff
  • and patients
  • compiling, recording and reviewing medical charts, reports, documents and correspondence
  • interviewing patients to complete forms, documents and case histories
  • completing insurance and other claims forms
  • maintaining medical files and records and technical library
  • preparing financial statements and billing procedures
  • assisting in the preparation of budgets, drafting of contracts and purchasing or acquisition orders
  • supervising the work of office support workers and other office staff.
Specific Occupations: 

Medical practice manager

Medical office administrative assistant/ Assistant, administrative: doctors surgery/Assistant, /administrative: medical office/Assistant, secretarial: doctors surgery/Assistant, secretarial: medical

Hospital ward secretary/ Secretary, dental/Secretary, doctor's/Secretary, hospital ward/ Secretary, medical/Secretary, medical insurance billing/Secretary, medical laboratory/Secretary, patient care

Patient care secretary

Medical stenographer

Pathology secretary

Medical transcriptionist

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2198