Administrative & Clerical Careers at Lifespan

Medical Secretary Job

Job Number: TMH16963

Job Title: Medical Secretary Per Diem

Department: Hem Onc Fain 3 - 1102452

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Knowledge normally acquired through completion of two-year Medical Office Management/Medical Secretary program or equivalent experience in a physician’s medical office practice.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Two years’ experience in a physician’s medical office practice. Proficient in English language and computer appointment scheduling skills; Familiarity with medical office procedures and medical terminology. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The Medical Secretary reports to the Practice Manager. The Medical Secretary oversees and verifies the financial processes associated with patient services provided in the Practice. Greets patients, performs registration check-in functions, answers phones, schedules patient appointments, obtains referrals and authorizations, processes forms, and performs discharge process.