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Medical Secretary

  • Location:

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial, Medical and Healthcare

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £27000 per annum

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Job Description

Medical Secretary - Top Private Harley Street GP

We are currently recruiting for a top private GP practice on Harley Street looking for a Medical Secretary to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. The position will require with a keen eye for detail and someone .

Salary: £26,000 - 27,000 (up to £30,000 for the right Candidate

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm

Main Responsibilities:
- Liaising with external typing service and other outgoing correspondence
- In the minority of urgent cases, personally typing doctors` dictation files
- Formatting and proofreading the typed letters into the patient management system templates
- Printing and preparing letters, attachments and envelopes for posting, pending the doctor`s signature
- Maintaining the schedule for contacting patients with reminders regarding uncompleted tests that had been recommended by a doctor
- Ensuring all results are dealt with by the corresponding doctor and that all letters are turned around efficiently and in a timely manner
- Assisting all 6 GP's (who wont all be on at the same time)

Possible Additional Responsibilities:
- Answering the phone.
- Booking appointments and practice diary management
- Sending confirmation of appointment emails
- Greeting patients and taking payments
- Chasing results/correspondence from specialists/medical labs
- Contacting patients with results when instructed by the doctor
- Assisting patients/doctors with sourcing consultant appointments and liaising with consultants` secretaries to facilitate the referral pathway
- Managing patient requests for repeat prescriptions
- Management of electronic patient records including registration of new patients
- Addressing any IT problems via the IT support company
- Stock checks/reordering of stationery, medical supplies and vaccines
- Scanning and distribution of incoming patient correspondence
- Booking couriers
- Occasional special projects such as: flu recall, practice questionnaire, market research etc
- Some invoicing patients (and possibly chasing unpaid invoices)

- Background as a Medical Secretary/typist within a private clinic (will accept NHS background if the candidate has impeccable attention to detail)
- Working knowledge of copy typing/audio typing
- An organised and motivated work attitude
- A mature and discreet personality
- High attention to detail, particularly with grammar and formatting

If you meet the above requirements and are looking to join a fun and hard working team to continue on your expertise within the medical sector then please submit your application.


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