Receptionist (Medical)

£8.30 p/h
19 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Receptionist (Medical)
Oxford OX4
£8.30, rising to £9.00 after 2 years
Full Time and Part Time opportunities available
8.30am- 6.30 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
2.5 hours on a Saturday morning every 4 weeks
Immediate start available

Our client has a number of opportunities for both full time and part time Medical Receptionists to join their friendly and busy medical practice in Greater Leys. Working as part of a team of 8, your main duties will include making appointments, checking-in patients, answering phones, scanning and routing correspondence.

What will you be doing?
As Medical Receptionist you will undertake general reception duties and give clerical/administrative support in order to ensure the efficient running of the practice, duties will include;

• Greet patients and visitors at the reception desk in a courteous, friendly way and deal courteously and efficiently with all front desk tasks including making and cancelling appointments, prescription collection, information requests and any other tasks or requests.
• Deal courteously and efficiently with the requirements of patients, doctors, colleagues and others by telephone, email or other communication method.
• Scan correspondence, results etc into patients’ computer records, recording appropriate codes and descriptions and forwarding items to doctors as required.
• Make appointments for patients and organise repeat prescriptions, receive and record requests for home visits and telephone calls, with all relevant details.
• Advise new patients regarding registration, explain procedures, registering patients according to practice protocols, liaising with other authorities as required (e.g. TVPCA), registering new patients on computer and arranging new patient health checks.
• Liaise with and assist as appropriate other members of the Primary Health Care Team
• On a rota basis, or as required, undertake premises opening procedures and make all necessary preparations to receive patients.

Who are we looking for?
The successful candidates will have the required skills to undertake and thrive in this role, including;
• Excellent customer service skills, good people skills
• A high standard of written and spoken English
• Computer literacy and good keyboard skills
• Discretion, common-sense, ability to work in a busy environment and sense of humour are all essential

How to apply
If you wish to be considered for this Receptionist (Medical) role click ‘apply’. You will receive an email shortly after your application - you will need to read and respond to this to complete your application.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.