Medical Receptionist & Administrator


Location: Banbury
Salary: £8.21
Contract Type: Part-time Permanent
Date posted: 12-08-2019
Reference: 895560

Part-Time GP Receptionist / Administrator required for a busy GP Surgery in Banbury

32 hrs (minimum) per week, plus extra hours as and when required, including Monday evening surgery cover to 8pm on a rota basis. Main duties will involve working on reception, plus administrative duties.

First class customer service & IT skills, a great sense of humour and a flexible team player are all essentials for this post.

Previous experience in general practice would be highly desirable, though full training will be provided for the right candidate

Main duties and responsibilities.

  • To receive patients at the reception desk and deal with queries. To use a computerised records system to make appointments, book patients in, explain procedures and keep patients informed of any doctors waiting times.
  • To answer general enquiries in person and on the telephone in a courteous, friendly and professional manner. Taking registration details from new patients and explaining surgery procedures. Dealing with temporary resident and immediately necessary patients, making new and follow up appointments, and receiving requests for repeat prescriptions.
  • To process simple repeat prescription requests, in the absence of the Prescriptions Clerk, or on an ad hoc basis as and when required
  • To make sure that all relevant fees are paid promptly, receipts are issued and that the income is recorded, and the cash locked away.
  • To open the Surgery in the morning and / or secure in the evening, as required.
  • To open both internal and external post.
  • Extracting and filing medical records when required.
  • Preparing path lab samples and internal post for collection from reception and giving results of tests to patients on request once authorised by the doctors to do so.
  • Receiving, recording and allocating any requests for home visits.
  • Accurately receiving and recording messages for any member of the PHCT.
  • To deal with transport bookings, registrations, repeat prescriptions, change of addresses, scanning of letters etc and any other computerised input as necessary.
  • To make tea / coffee for the doctors and shopping for these items when necessary.
  • To undertake general office duties when required including, but not limited to, photocopying, filing, scanning and maintaining stationery supplies.
  • To help keep the reception, kitchen and waiting areas clean and tidy during surgery hours to ensure a welcoming atmosphere for patients.
  • To maintain strict confidentiality in all matters relating to patients, their records and any Practice issues.
  • To follow Practice procedures for complaints, fire, health and safety etc.
  • To carry out any other appropriate duties and to undertake any training as required by the Practice Manager.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a team in a busy but friendly environment and will be able to work under pressure. The ability to respond to change is an advantage in the rapidly changing world of primary health care.
  • A good basic standard of education is necessary. Common sense and an ability to deal with members of the public in a polite and sympathetic manner are essential.
  • Ability to remain confidential at all times and deal with sensitive and confidential information professionally.
  • Basic experience of Microsoft Word is essential; experience of other Microsoft Office packages is desirable.
  • Experience on EMIS Web desirable, though full training will be given.
  • To be able to maintain a professional and mature approach to all aspects of work, and to use own initiative in dealing with issues.
  • The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Willingness to attend any training courses as deemed necessary for the job.
  • Most staff are part-time and the ability to be flexible over working hours and to work additional hours is essential in order to cover holidays, sickness and the long working day of the practice. This is a contractual requirement of the post
  • Additional Information*
  • The post holder is also required to cover the Monday evening surgery from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on a rota basis with other staff who participate. (approximately 1 week in 7 )
  • The ability to be flexible to cover extra hours within the team is essential. Additional hours worked to cover holidays, etc. are paid at basic rate of pay
  • The annual leave entitlement is 20 days on a pro-rata basis (increasing to 22 days after 5 years service and 24 days after 10 years)
  • Starting salary is dependant upon experience, but is likely to be in the region of national minimum wage
  • You have an opportunity to join the NHS pension scheme for practice staff
  • Salaries are paid monthly in arrears

Closing date for applications is Friday 16th August and interviews will take place on Wednesday 21st AUGUST.

Salary: £8.21 /hour

Experience:

  • Medical Receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)
  • administrative: 2 years (Preferred)
  • receptionist: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (Required)

Prospect Personnel are a Recruitment Agency in Banbury. We deal with permanent Part & Full-time jobs in Banbury & the surrounding area.

Please give us a call on 01295 235700 to see how we can help with your job search!

 

Part-Time GP Receptionist / Administrator required for a busy GP Surgery in Banbury.

 

32 hrs (minimum) per week, plus extra hours as and when required, including Monday evening surgery cover to 8pm on a rota basis. Main duties will involve working on reception, plus administrative duties.

First class customer service & IT skills, a great sense of humour and a flexible team player are all essentials for this post.

Previous experience in general practice would be highly desirable, though full training will be provided for the right candidate

Main duties and responsibilities.

  • To receive patients at the reception desk and deal with queries. To use a computerised records system to make appointments, book patients in, explain procedures and keep patients informed of any doctors waiting times.
  • To answer general enquiries in person and on the telephone in a courteous, friendly and professional manner. Taking registration details from new patients and explaining surgery procedures. Dealing with temporary resident and immediately necessary patients, making new and follow up appointments, and receiving requests for repeat prescriptions.
  • To process simple repeat prescription requests, in the absence of the Prescriptions Clerk, or on an ad hoc basis as and when required
  • To make sure that all relevant fees are paid promptly, receipts are issued and that the income is recorded, and the cash locked away.
  • To open the Surgery in the morning and / or secure in the evening, as required.
  • To open both internal and external post.
  • Extracting and filing medical records when required.
  • Preparing path lab samples and internal post for collection from reception and giving results of tests to patients on request once authorised by the doctors to do so.
  • Receiving, recording and allocating any requests for home visits.
  • Accurately receiving and recording messages for any member of the PHCT.
  • To deal with transport bookings, registrations, repeat prescriptions, change of addresses, scanning of letters etc and any other computerised input as necessary.
  • To make tea / coffee for the doctors and shopping for these items when necessary.
  • To undertake general office duties when required including, but not limited to, photocopying, filing, scanning and maintaining stationery supplies.
  • To help keep the reception, kitchen and waiting areas clean and tidy during surgery hours to ensure a welcoming atmosphere for patients.
  • To maintain strict confidentiality in all matters relating to patients, their records and any Practice issues.
  • To follow Practice procedures for complaints, fire, health and safety etc.
  • To carry out any other appropriate duties and to undertake any training as required by the Practice Manager.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a team in a busy but friendly environment and will be able to work under pressure. The ability to respond to change is an advantage in the rapidly changing world of primary health care.
  • A good basic standard of education is necessary. Common sense and an ability to deal with members of the public in a polite and sympathetic manner are essential.
  • Ability to remain confidential at all times and deal with sensitive and confidential information professionally.
  • Basic experience of Microsoft Word is essential; experience of other Microsoft Office packages is desirable.
  • Experience on EMIS Web desirable, though full training will be given.
  • To be able to maintain a professional and mature approach to all aspects of work, and to use own initiative in dealing with issues.
  • The ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Willingness to attend any training courses as deemed necessary for the job.
  • Most staff are part-time and the ability to be flexible over working hours and to work additional hours is essential in order to cover holidays, sickness and the long working day of the practice. This is a contractual requirement of the post
  • Additional Information*
  • The post holder is also required to cover the Monday evening surgery from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on a rota basis with other staff who participate. (approximately 1 week in 7 )
  • The ability to be flexible to cover extra hours within the team is essential. Additional hours worked to cover holidays, etc. are paid at basic rate of pay
  • The annual leave entitlement is 20 days on a pro-rata basis (increasing to 22 days after 5 years service and 24 days after 10 years)
  • Starting salary is dependant upon experience, but is likely to be in the region of national minimum wage
  • You have an opportunity to join the NHS pension scheme for practice staff
  • Salaries are paid monthly in arrears

Closing date for applications is Friday 16th August and interviews will take place on Wednesday 21st AUGUST.

Salary: £8.21 /hour

Experience:

  • Medical Receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)
  • administrative: 2 years (Preferred)
  • receptionist: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (Required)

Prospect Personnel are a Recruitment Agency in Banbury. We deal with permanent Part & Full-time jobs in Banbury & the surrounding area.

Please give us a call on 01295 235700 to see how we can help with your job search!

 

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