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Medical Secretary

Become a Medical Secretary

The medical profession is a challenging sector where discretion, patience, sensitivity and an unwavering eye for detail are essential skills. Our Medical Secretarial Diploma will teach you all the vital skills you need to act as a link between Patient and Doctor. You will learn how to complete a complex array of administrative and technical tasks, in the most accurate and timely manner, including compiling confidential letters, typing reports for Patient records, assisting with medical journals and keeping the office running efficiently.

Our Medical Secretarial Diploma offers you the best of both worlds – business and medical. Not only will you get the highest level of skills required to work for a commercial firm, you will also get the specialist expertise required to work within the medical profession. You will be proficient in medical terminology, medical audio typing and medical word processing. The Diploma will also teach you excellent IT skills, enabling you to master Microsoft programmes. Let us help you get the skills you need to get the Medical Secretarial Job you want!

What our students had to say

“I started the Introduction to Medical Secretary Course with Pitman’s in January 2011.  I found the course very interesting and am pleased to say that I passed the course with distinction in June 2011.

While doing the course I applied for a post as a Medical Secretary through an agency, thinking that even if I didn’t get the job then at least the interview was going to be an experience, as I hadn’t had an interview for such a long time!  I went to the agency and had to sit some tests with them first before they put me through for an interview for the job.  I am pleased to say that I was successful in getting the post and am working as a Medical Secretary in a Hospital in Edinburgh.  I didn’t expect to get the job as I was still in the middle of my course but I managed to finish the course before I started my job.

Since starting the role I have learnt that my course has been invaluable, especially the medical terminology and how to set out medical letters, etc.

I found the tutors at Pitman’s very helpful and approachable.  Doing the Pitman’s training was very flexible and fitted in well with my lifestyle at the time.  I would certainly recommend this course to anyone looking to have a career as a Medical Secretary and hope to return to Pitman’s one day.” CS

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