Secretary works in physician offices, general medical and surgical
hospitals, offices of dentists and other health practitioners, outpatient
care centers, clinics, and urgent care facilities. Medical secretaries
perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology
and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include
scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording
medical charts, reports, and correspondence. Employment in this field is
expected to grow faster than average, with projected job openings
nation-wide of 278,400. Median income for medical secretaries in Texas in
2011 was $13.77.
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