Medical Receptionist Diploma

The Medical Receptionist Diploma offers all the skills you need to work in an office environment as a professional receptionist.

This means you can be confident in applying for a rewarding and interesting role as a Medical Receptionist. What’s more, with this diploma, you’ll have demonstrated to potential employers your dedication and determination to succeed in this crucial role.

Our Medical Receptionist Diploma offers the opportunity to gain high level professional skills that will help you gain work as a Receptionist or Administrator within a medical environment. You’ll gain practical and professional administrative skills such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and business communications.

You’ll also cover subjects specifically aimed for those working within a medical environment such as Medical Terminology and Medical Word Processing. Once you’ve completed your studies you’ll gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Medical Receptionist Diploma.

Medical Receptionist Diploma

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Course Info

Duration 160 hours flexi study or 6 weeks full-time (Full-time based on approx 20-30 hours a week)
Training Type Diploma
Study Type In centre, Online

Awards & Qualifications

Awarded 160 CPD points upon successful completion

Is this course right for me?

This diploma is designed to give you the skills required to work effectively as a Medical Receptionist. You’ll gain top-class administration skills and study courses specifically aimed at those wanting to work in the medical industry.

 

Awarded 160 CPD points upon successful completion
Duration 160 hours flexi study or 6 weeks full-time (Full-time based on approx 20-30 hours a week)

Course Content

Core Courses

Medical Terminology

This course helps you get under the skin of commonly used medical terminology across a wide range of disciplines. You’ll also have the opportunity to achieve the renowned Pitman Training certificate in medical terminology, recognised by hospitals and medical practices throughout Ireland.

Medical Word Processing

Medical offices require a lot of admin. Get to grips with the finer workings of Word and you can create professional looking documents and reports quickly and easily.

Socrates GP Practice Healthcare

Socrates Healthcare is Ireland’s leading provider of integrated practice management software to GP practices, hospital consultants and primary care centres. Every day thousands of healthcare professionals use Socrates software to streamline routine tasks, manage practice finances, reduce paperwork, enhance the quality of patient care and improve practice efficiency.

Typaz

In just 25 hours speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. Comprising ten lessons, you’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy.

Or Typaz Speed

If you want to build speed and accuracy then consider our Typaz Speed touch-typing course. Lasting 15 hours, the course will take you to speeds of 40-60 words per minute.

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers.

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible.

Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.

Professional Receptionist Essentials

The Professional Receptionist Essentials course has been designed to give people the chance of becoming the best receptionist they can be. This course covers the relevant skills that potential receptionists will need, and provides students with scenarios that they may find themselves in.

Or Professional Receptionist Seminar

This is a one-day seminar that takes an in-depth look at the vital role of the Receptionist and the important contribution they make to the successful and effective running of any business. Speak to your nearest centre for details of the next seminar dates.

Elective Courses (choose one)

  • Audio Transcription
  • Speedwriting
  • Excel
  • Health and Safety Essentials
  • Typaz Speed
  • Telephone Techniques Seminar

(Alternative subjects may be chosen if more suitable to your existing skills and career.)

Course Overview

Aims and Objectives

The Medical Receptionist Diploma is an excellent choice if you’re looking to work as a Medical Receptionist, Medical Administrator or Medical Secretary. Pitman Training Certifications are renowned worldwide and this diploma, as with all Pitman Training industry standard certification, is widely recognised by organisations throughout Ireland, the UK and beyond.

Career Path

Once you’ve gained your Medical Receptionist certification, why not look to progress to a Medical Secretary or Medical Administrator role? We offer great training courses for these types of roles.

Pre-Requsites

There are no pre-requisites required.

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