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What Is a Chiropractic Receptionist and How to Become One

What Does a Chiropractic Receptionist Do?

As a chiropractic receptionist, your job is to greet patients, schedule appointments, and process payment information. Your other duties are to perform data entry and perform administrative tasks as needed. In some cases, a chiropractic receptionist may collect medical histories from patients and verify their insurance information. It is rare for a chiropractic receptionist to provide clinical assistance. The ability to manage your time and switch between tasks as needed is essential to success.

How to Become a Chiropractic Receptionist

The primary qualifications you need to become a chiropractic receptionist are a high school diploma and some experience with administrative tasks, such as data entry. A medical receptionist certificate or associate’s degree may increase your job opportunities, and give you a basic understanding of medical terminology and insurance procedures. Experience in any role where you greet people, schedule appointments, or process payment methods can help you stand out from other applicants. Fulfilling the duties of a chiropractic receptionist requires interpersonal skills and the ability to sit for extended periods. You must follow all regulations regarding the health information of patients.