In the medical field, there are several positions that are available with numerous responsibilities. The overall task is to be sure that patients are welcomed, medical histories are taken, insurance information is gathered, and procedures are followed completely. Other tasks could include scheduling appointments, explaining treatments, administering treatments, calming patients, organizing patient medical records and making sure those records are up-to-date.
Degrees in the medical field vary based on the position desired. They range from just a bachelor’s degree for entry-level positions, to a master’s degree for doctor level positions. Many skills are considered a plus when working in this field. Having a good bedside manner is important because of working with so many patients. Skills in organizing, mathematics, time management, team work, social skills, technology, scheduling, and accounting are all positives.