Your resume for a Medical Receptionist is an short description of your relevant skills and knowledge developed through your education and/or past experiences. Your resume must be designed for a specific employer with a purpose. Your major reason of writing a resume is to present your skills and expertise clearly and briefly so that the reader will want to interview you.

Medical Receptionist Job Description

A Medical Receptionist is responsible for greeting and registering patients in the facility as well as verifies correctness of patient demographic information. A helpful and pleasant behavior is a prerequisite for this position.

The following resume for Medical Receptionist position will help you in your job application process. This is a very comprehensive example and you select the most relevant information for your resume. Additional statements in this example might be excluded.

Also see: Medical Receptionist Cover Letter


Medical Receptionist Resume Sample


Elena Smith

328 Example 3rd Street, Ann Arbor, MI 32558
Contact #, Email Address

Seeking a Medical Receptionist position with the U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group utilizing patient service skills, clerical abilities and front desk experience to ensure the efficiency of the facility.


• Over 4 years’ experience as a receptionist
• Highly skilled in greeting patients and visitors in a quick, courteous and obliging manner
• In-depth knowledge of answering telephone, monitoring and directing calls, taking messages and providing information
• Hands-on experience to determine patient’s requirements and processes
• Proven record of preparing new patient’s medical charts with proper information and official procedures


• Able to give precise and detailed information to visitors
• Demonstrated ability to screen visitors and answer routine requests for information
• Proven ability to maintain work area and entrance hall in neat and orderly manner
• Excellent knowledge of medical terminology
• Dedicated and meticulous – utmost level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Fluent in English and Russian
• Skilled in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint


 Integrated Health – Ann Arbor, MI

 Oct 2010 – Present

Medical Receptionist

• Welcome patients, families and visitors
• Check in patients
• Verify and fill in essential information in the medical record
• Enter patient demographics and insurance information into the system
• Help disable and patients with physical difficulties
• Confirm appointments and get referral information
• Verify insurance coverage
• Notify the medical assistant when a patient is ready
• Maintain appointment schedules

Key Achievements
• Medical Receptionist of the month Award – May 2011
• Pioneered in introducing a new system of incoming call logs which increased reception’s efficiency by 30%

 John C. Lincoln Health Network – Phoenix, AZ

 Jan 2010 – Oct 2010

Junior Medical Receptionist

• Answered telephone
• Screened calls and visitors
• Took messages and provided routine information
• Processed charge tickets accurately as patients exit the clinic
• Reviewed tickets for exactness
• Determined suitable fees for services rendered and calculated totals
• Collected right amount from patients, and correctly recorded information


• Babysitter – Summer 2009 – Arizona Babysitting Agency
• [Mention your non-relevant experiences in this section. Only 1 line per experience in a bullet form]


Phoenix Community College, Phoenix, AZ
Associate Degree in Medical Reception- 2009