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Medical Secretaries

Medical secretaries deal with correspondence, make appointments and handle patients’ queries; file and maintain medical and other records; transcribe notes and dictation; and perform other clerical tasks in hospitals/surgeries and other medical establishments.

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About this Career

£13,394

Average salary

New workers start around £6,560.72. Normal pay is £13,394 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £25,490.05.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Books resources such as rooms and refreshments, and orders stationery and other supplies as appropriate.
  • Organises and attends meetings and takes minutes of proceedings.
  • Answers enquiries and refers patient to appropriate experts.
  • Maintains patients.
  • Transcribes dictation into required format.
  • Sorts and files correspondence and maintains diary of the person/s for whom he/she works.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Active Listening
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Reading Comprehension
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Speaking
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Writing
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Critical Thinking
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Monitoring
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Active Learning
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Mathematics
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Learning Strategies
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Science
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Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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