Candidate's Resume



I completed my High School certifcate in 1995 and in 1996 I completed an Advanced certificate in Health, Fitness and Sports Training through TAFE. This enabled me to work at a local fitness centre running and organising fitness classes for children. In 1997 I achieved a Diploma in Remedial Massage  through The Hunter College of Natural Therapies and starting my own business as a Remedial Massage Therapist. After a successful 5 years I sold the business to start a family. I have had casual work since this working as a receptionist in a chiropractic clinic, then moving on to my current employment as a Medical Receptionist in a busy medical centre.


In 2001  I was nominated for Junior Business Woman of the Year in the Maitland area for my success in my remedial massage business, which I won the runner up award. 

In 2001 I was selected as the NSW Mens Artistic Gymnastics Team massage therapist for the National Championships held in Adelaide, South Australia.

Career History

Jan 1970 - Present

Company name:Rutherford Family Medical Practice
Location:Maitland, Australia
Industry:Health, Medical & Pharma
Company size:11-50 employees
Job Title:Medical Receptionist
Job Type:Casual/Temporary
Position Department:Admin/Office Support
Closest Job Role:Receptionist
Detailed Description:General Purpose of Position:
􀂃 To provide high quality reception and secretarial services to the patients,
doctors and staff at the surgery in a caring and supportive manner.
􀂃 To maintain confidentiality of all information.
􀂃 To provide flexibility in practice staffing arrangements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In accordance with policies & procedures:
􀂃 Answer the telephone in a courteous and professional manner within 3 rings
􀂃 Receive and convey messages in writing, verbally and electronically
􀂃 Liaise with patients and their families in a compassionate manner
􀂃 Liaise with GPs, other health professionals and their staff
􀂃 Make appointments
􀂃 Bill patients and receipt moneys
􀂃 Undertake Banking procedures
􀂃 Operate all aspects of EFTOS machine
􀂃 Fax documents
􀂃 Scan documents
􀂃 File documents
􀂃 Prepare documents for mail-out
􀂃 Open, stamp appropriately and distribute incoming mail
􀂃 Type documents as required with a high level of accuracy
􀂃 Maintain accurate log of specimens for external pickup
􀂃 Place orders for stationery and/or clinical supplies as directed OR Monitor
stationery and/or clinical supply levels and place orders as required to maintain
a working supply at all times.
􀂃 Book and organise staff and/or doctors meetings as directed
􀂃 Participate in ongoing professional development activities
􀂃 Contribute equitably to maintaining the cleanliness of the practice
􀂃 Maintain practice dress standards
􀂃 Any other administrative duties as directed by Practice Manager

Feb 2004 - Nov 2008

Company name:Lorn Choropractic Clinic
Location:maitland, Australia
Industry:Health, Medical & Pharma
Company size:1-10 employees
Job Title:Receptionist
Job Type:Casual/Temporary
Position Department:Admin/Office Support
Closest Job Role:Receptionist
Detailed Description:Responsible for making appointments, money handling, filing, dealing with workers compensation accounts. Strong focus on customer care.

Jul 1998 - Dec 2002

Company name:Allison Mead Remedial Massage
Location:Maitland, Australia
Industry:Health, Medical & Pharma
Company size:1-10 employees
Job Title:Remedial Massage Therapist
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Medical & Healthcare
Closest Job Role:Natural Therapies Consultant
Detailed Description:Self employed Massage Therapist. Responsible for all businees requirements, e.g. accounts, advertsing, tax.

Jul 1996 - Jan 1997

Company name:Hit and Dip Fitness Centre
Location:Maitland, Australia
Industry:Health, Medical & Pharma
Company size:11-50 employees
Job Title:Fitness Co-ordinator
Job Type:Casual/Temporary
Position Department:Community, Sport & Leisure
Closest Job Role:Fitness Instructor
Detailed Description:Organising and coordinating childrens fitness classes.

Education & Training

Feb 1997 - Dec 1997

Institution:Hunter College of Natural Therapies
Institution Type:College
Location:Maitland, Australia
Course Name:Diploma in Remedial Massage

Jan 1996 - Dec 1996

Institution:Tighes Hill TAFE
Institution Type:TAFE
Location:Newcastle, Australia
Course Name:Health Fitness and Sports Training

Jan 1990 - Nov 1995

Institution:Maitland Grossmann High School
Institution Type:High School
Location:Maitland, Australia
Course Name:Higher School Cetificate
Grade:Yr 12


Business Skills

  • Accounts Receivable - Sales Ledger/Credit Control (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Expenses (Intermediate - 4-5 years experience)
  • Tax Planning (Intermediate - 4-5 years experience)

Product Skills

  • Excel (Novice - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Powerpoint 2003 (Novice - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Working with Word (Intermediate - >5 years experience)

Industry Company Experience

  • Medical Practice Management and Services (Advanced - 2-3 years experience)

Visa Information


Visa Type:Citizen


Reading, Fitness, Camping, Family.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Open to Opportunities
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:7th March 2011
Would you relocate for a job?No
Date of Birth:8th September 1977
Marital Status:Married
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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