Medical Receptionist (Hybrid)

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Are you a people person? Do you enjoy working with others? The medical field is one of the fastest growing industries in the Triad. As a medical receptionist, you have the opportunity to apply your skills while meeting new people everyday.

Medical Receptionists are responsible for greeting patients as they enter the admitting ward of a hospital or clinic. They also direct patients to appropriate parties, give direction, provide clerical support to the admitting staff, answer telephone calls, and direct callers to the appropriate department or unit.

Whether in a private office or in the public sector, you can make helping others a part of your career. The medical field has growth potential and so can you. Find out more about being a medical receptionist.

Salary Range: $11-$14 per hour for entry level positions with potential to earn more with additional training and experience

This is a hybrid course, a combination of 138 hours of face to face classroom instruction and 67 hours of online instruction.

This 205-hour training includes:

• Medical Office Practice Computer Simulation
• Microsoft Windows and Office Applications
• Medical Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
• Medical Terminology
• Medical Filing
• Patient and Coworker interaction
• Patient Records
• Office Maintenance and Management
• Daily Financial Responsibilities
• Health Insurance: Filing, Coding & Billing Overview
• Written Communication
• Oral Communication
• Safety and Emergency Care
• Understanding Medical Orders
• Reception Techniques

Requirements to Register for this Quick Jobs class:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Good Computer Skills
  • E-mail and access to a computer with Internet

Course Details:

Price of Course
This fee must be paid at the time of registration.

Estimated Book Cost
Students should be prepared to purchase their books on the first day of class.

Contact the GTCC Bookstore. 336-334-4822; Ext. 53011

Additional Supplies
Copy paper, flash drive, small headsets, etc

Students are required to attend a Human Resources Development (HRD) class and earn a NC Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) by the end of training:

HRD class fee
$78.00; students may be eligible for a fee waiver

CRC exam fee
$30.00; students are responsible for the cost of the exam.

Payment of the fees will be discussed in class.


Last update 03/27/2014