Medical Secretary

Rothschild House Group

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Job summary

We are looking to recruit a competent Medical Secretary to join our busy, dedicated team. The successful candidate will possess excellent word processing, audio typing and IT skills; be a strong communicator and will work well under pressure. They must be prepared to work across all of our sites; located in Tring, Berkhamsted, Pitstone and Markyate. The role is Part Time for approximately 20 hours a week

Main duties of the job

* Prepare and audio type all referral letters and other word processing for members of the Practice as required.

* Log all referral forms on EMIS and take copies where necessary.

* Prioritise word-processing and type any urgent letters or referrals for posting or collection on that day.

* Deal with patient queries on the telephone, e.g. regarding referrals and appointments.

* Liaise with other staff in the Practice, and with hospital secretaries/Consultants on behalf of patients.

* Prepare and type minutes of meetings.

* Action all messages, visits and information for clinical staff as appropriate.

See job Description for more information

About us

Rothschild House Group is committed to providing staff with training and development opportunities, and offers 25 days holiday a year, NHS pension and a supportive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a friendly, courteous and efficient service to patients of the Practice and representatives of all other relevant bodies.

Prepare and audio type all referral letters and other word processing for members of the Practice as required.

Log all referral forms on EMIS and take copies where necessary.

Prioritise word-processing and type any urgent letters or referrals for posting or collection on that day.

Deal with patient queries on the telephone, e.g. regarding referrals and appointments.

Liaise with other staff in the Practice, and with hospital secretaries/Consultants on behalf of patients.

Prepare and type minutes of meetings.Action all messages, visits and information for clinical staff as appropriate.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good standard of general education (essential)
  • Valid driving licence (essential)

Desirable

  • Medical Secretary qualification (desirable)

Experience

Essential

  • Practical experience of working as part of a team
  • Using your own initiative
  • Working in a secretarial role within a General Practice office environment (desirable)
  • Communication both written and oral
  • Word processing, audio typing and IT skills
  • Time management and meeting deadlines
  • Planning and organising .
  • Adaptability and flexibility, including being prepared to work at any of our sites at short notice
  • Team worker
  • Performing under pressure
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Problem solving

Desirable

  • Liaising with other health professionals
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology (desirable)ng with other health professionals

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Rothschild House Group

Address

Chapel Street

Tring

Hertfordshire

HP23 6PU


Employer's website

https://www.rothschildhousesurgery.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Kim Reed

kim.reed6@nhs.net

07518418105

Date posted

16 May 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

A0413-22-9563

Job locations

Chapel Street

Tring

Hertfordshire

HP23 6PU


Rothchild House Group Berkhamsted

Victory Road

Berkhamsted

Herts

HP1 1DL


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