Medical Secretary

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

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Job summary

We are looking to appoint a caring and committed part-time Medical Secretary to join our team at the Forest Hill Road Group Practice Surgery. 

Main duties of the job

  • Typing skills
  • IT skills to use the e-referral system
  • Minute taking
  • Maintaining registers as required
  • Updating computerised records

  • Arranging appointments for patients

  • Liaising with other members of staff within the practice

  • Liaising with various departments in hospitals

  • General office duties

  • Emailing and photocopying

  • Telephone enquiries

  • Responsible for prioritising work

  • To provide a full secretarial services to the GPs.

About us

We are dynamic, forward looking Practice with 5 Partners, 4 Salaried GPs, Advance Nurse Practitioner, 2 Practice Nurses, , 2 HCA, in house Pharmacist supported by our Receptionists and Administrative Team.

We are a Practice that performs well in QOF and other national and local Agreed Services. We currently hold a Good rating with the CQC. The Practice is currently looking to recruit a friendly, enthusiastic and hard-working Paramedic practionier to join our team. You will work with the practice team to meet the needs of patients, nurses and GPs following policies.

Date posted

22 June 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A3755-22-9119

Job locations

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Typing

Typing of referral letters (private and NHS) using both EmisWeb and Microsoft Word. Other typing includes letters for patients to outside agencies, Choose and Book attachment referral letters, invoices, letters to hospitals requesting results of investigations etc.

Prioritising Workload

Assessing work on a daily basis and prioritising accordingly.

Telephone

Dealing with telephone inquiries to and from:

· Patients

· Secretaries and staff at hospitals

· Outside agencies

Faxing of referral letters, x-ray requests, investigation results to hospitals and forms to outside agencies.

Internal and external emailing.

Photocopying of all forms completed and filed in patient hand held records.

Appointments

Liaising with Hospitals

Arranging/ making appointments to:

· NHS hospitals by referral letter, fax, Rapid Access, Choose and Book

· Private hospitals

· Community Services

Liasing with Members of Staff

Liaising with Hospitals

Working alongside various departments in hospital in supporting the continuity of care for the patient, i.e. obtaining results of investigations and letters from hospitals and in turn providing the hospitals with results performed at the surgery and any relevant information which might affect the patient’s hospital care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Typing

Typing of referral letters (private and NHS) using both EmisWeb and Microsoft Word. Other typing includes letters for patients to outside agencies, Choose and Book attachment referral letters, invoices, letters to hospitals requesting results of investigations etc.

Prioritising Workload

Assessing work on a daily basis and prioritising accordingly.

Telephone

Dealing with telephone inquiries to and from:

· Patients

· Secretaries and staff at hospitals

· Outside agencies

Faxing of referral letters, x-ray requests, investigation results to hospitals and forms to outside agencies.

Internal and external emailing.

Photocopying of all forms completed and filed in patient hand held records.

Appointments

Liaising with Hospitals

Arranging/ making appointments to:

· NHS hospitals by referral letter, fax, Rapid Access, Choose and Book

· Private hospitals

· Community Services

Liasing with Members of Staff

Liaising with Hospitals

Working alongside various departments in hospital in supporting the continuity of care for the patient, i.e. obtaining results of investigations and letters from hospitals and in turn providing the hospitals with results performed at the surgery and any relevant information which might affect the patient’s hospital care.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Admin Experience
  • Prioritising workloads
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisation skills

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a GP practice
  • Medical secretarial experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good General Education (GCSE/O Level Standard)

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good General Education (GCSE/O Level Standard)
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Admin Experience
  • Prioritising workloads
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisation skills

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a GP practice
  • Medical secretarial experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good General Education (GCSE/O Level Standard)

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good General Education (GCSE/O Level Standard)

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

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

Address

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

Address

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Teisha Alexander

souccg.foresthillreceptionteam@nhs.net

02082991234

Date posted

22 June 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A3755-22-9119

Job locations

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ