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Medical Secretary

Medical secretaries assist medical workers and other health professionals by performing a variety of communication, documentation, administrative and internal coordination functions, to support health workers in medical facilities and other health-care related organizations.

How to be a Medical Secretary in South Africa

Get the Required Qualifications

The exact requirements for medical secretaries may differ per organisation, but you will typically need the following qualifications to be a medical secretary in South Africa:

Accumulate Years of Relevant Study and Experience

Medical secretaries in South Africa typically study for 1-3 years.

Find Relevant Employment Opportunities

Medical secretary jobs in South Africa can typically be found in large and small clinics and hospitals (government and private) as well as private practises.

Others may be employed at companies within the private sector.

Find More Information from Relevant Regulatory Bodies

To find more information about medical secretaries in South Africa, contact the Department of Health.

 

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Medical Secretary Courses in South Africa

  • National Certificate: N5 Medical Secretary

 

Educational Institutions that Offer Medical Secretary Courses in South Africa

 

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