A Medical Administrator provides administrative support to the medical establishment in which you work. This could be a health centre, a hospital, a private setting etc so the team of people that you support depends on the place you work.
You would provide support in terms of dealing with patient records, sending out reminder appointments, making appointments etc. You will need to have excellent typing skills and very good communication skills as the main part of your job will be to communicate with other medical professionals as well as in some instances patients and or relatives.
If you are in the process of applying for a job, please see the below CV example which you can use as a guide:
Medical Administrator CV Example
I am a professional medical administrator with a good knowledge of medical terms and procedures that are followed in a health centre. I have gained excellent communication and administrative skills over the years and feel that I have a good typing speed and I am organized and efficient in keeping records up to date.
I enjoy communicating with others and enjoy the variety I have with working in a busy medical surgery. I am self-motivated and I work well on my own initiative as well as part of a wider team.
I feel that I am thorough with my work and I enjoy learning new tasks and keeping up to date with new procedures and ways of working to ensure a smooth and efficient operation.
Date to Date or To Date – Medical Administrator – Where?
In my role as Medical Administrator, I provide support to my Doctors and nursing staff at the health surgery. My responsibilities include:
- Dealing with patients coming into the surgery
- Making appointments
- Follow up tests and send tests to laboratories
- Sending letters out for injections required, flu jabs etc
- Following up blood tests and x rays that patients have had at the surgery
- Ensuring patient records and updates including correct information been given
- Ensuring the surgery areas are kept clean and germ-free at all times, emptying bins regularly etc.
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel??? Any administrative qualifications or training that you have done, typing courses, time management etc.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.