Medical Secretary and Administrative Assistant

Job Outlook in Vermont
Medium Growth

What you might do
Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants do administrative tasks for health care offices.  They may answer phones, schedule appointments, bill patients, and keep records.

Where you might work
Doctor’s office, hospital, other health care office.

Related Links
My Next Move: Medical Secretaries & Administrative Assistants
O*Net Online: Medical Secretaries & Administrative Assistants
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Association for Healthcare Administrative Professionals (AHCAP)
American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM)

Education Required
Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants usually complete on-the-job training, including medical terminology.

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC