Medical Administrator

Birtley Medical Group

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Job summary

Birtley Medical Group is currently looking to recruit a permanent full time Medical Administrator to work at our practice in Gateshead. As well as assisting with quality improvement indicators e.g., QOF targets, the post holder will be responsible for coding of patient documents & records as well as other information received by the practice for entry to patients' medical records. This is a key role which will help the smooth running of the practice

Main duties of the job

Working as part of a team, the role is to provide administration support. Ensuring any incoming communication is actioned in a timely fashion, records are kept up to date and targets are being met, with data entry of the documents received, including coding of clinical details to patient records, so that patient care can be accurately monitored during the course of the patient's care

The candidate must have experience in a healthcare setting and be familiar with clinical I.T. systems. Knowledge of medical terminology is essential.

About us

We are a successful and dynamic practice, providing GP services to around 16k patients. We welcome your application for this exciting opportunity to work with our enthusiastic, well trained and experienced administration team, providing essential support to our patients and clinical colleagues at the surgery

Date posted

08 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

A0642-22-9278

Job locations

Durham Road

Birtley

Chester Le Street

County Durham

DH3 2QT


Job description

Job responsibilities

Job responsibilities

Main Duties/Key Tasks:

1. Reviewing medical records and producing an accurate summary of the patient’s medical history

2. Read Coding the information into the practice clinical system

3. Auditing data collection standards in the practice

4. Monitoring progress of notes summarising against practice targets

5. Navigating software systems to identify results and support audit trails

6. Respond to telephone enquiries, and emails promptly

7. Extraction of necessary data from clinical correspondence and input into electronic patient record.

8. Summarisation of patient’s notes when requested.

9. Carrying out searches, audits and recalls as required by the doctors, nurses and manager.

10. Pro-actively initiate data quality improvement projects

11. Set up and run clinical searches

12. Ensure accurate report output

13. Interrogate data for audit purposes

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job responsibilities

Main Duties/Key Tasks:

1. Reviewing medical records and producing an accurate summary of the patient’s medical history

2. Read Coding the information into the practice clinical system

3. Auditing data collection standards in the practice

4. Monitoring progress of notes summarising against practice targets

5. Navigating software systems to identify results and support audit trails

6. Respond to telephone enquiries, and emails promptly

7. Extraction of necessary data from clinical correspondence and input into electronic patient record.

8. Summarisation of patient’s notes when requested.

9. Carrying out searches, audits and recalls as required by the doctors, nurses and manager.

10. Pro-actively initiate data quality improvement projects

11. Set up and run clinical searches

12. Ensure accurate report output

13. Interrogate data for audit purposes

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Sound knowledge of Windows and MS Office
  • Demonstrable knowledge of EMIS, and associated Partner software
  • Awareness of data security requirements
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Flexible approach to work and the working environment
  • Ability and willingness to work remotely
  • Team player andgood sense of humour

Desirable

  • Previous experience in working in a GP setting
  • Good experience of using EMIS Web
  • Understanding of coding and SNOMED codes in General Practice
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Sound knowledge of Windows and MS Office
  • Demonstrable knowledge of EMIS, and associated Partner software
  • Awareness of data security requirements
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Flexible approach to work and the working environment
  • Ability and willingness to work remotely
  • Team player andgood sense of humour

Desirable

  • Previous experience in working in a GP setting
  • Good experience of using EMIS Web
  • Understanding of coding and SNOMED codes in General Practice

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.

Additional information

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

Birtley Medical Group

Address

Durham Road

Birtley

Chester Le Street

County Durham

DH3 2QT


Employer's website

http://birtleymedicalgroup.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Birtley Medical Group

Address

Durham Road

Birtley

Chester Le Street

County Durham

DH3 2QT


Employer's website

http://birtleymedicalgroup.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Louise Miller

louise.miller7@nhs.net

01914921022

Date posted

08 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

A0642-22-9278

Job locations

Durham Road

Birtley

Chester Le Street

County Durham

DH3 2QT