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Medical Receptionist - NHS GP Surgery - Hackney

Medical Receptionist - NHS GP Surgery - Hackney

  • Location:

    Hackney, London

  • Sector:

    Healthcare, Medical Reception, Healthcare

  • Contract type:

    Temporary / Interim

  • Salary:

    £8.00 - £10.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rob Muddiman

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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TPP are seeking a team of Medical receptionists to work in NHS practices in Hackney and the surrounding areas.

Flexible shifts of 4 to8 hours usually between 8.00am - 20:00pm on weekdays

Hourly rate between £8.00 - £10.00ph

Duties include;

  • Ensure that all patients and all visitors at reception and telephone callers to the practice are greeted professionally and politely
  • Answer all incoming calls from patients and other healthcare professionals
  • Deal with administrative queries and request from patients and act as liaison with clinicians as necessary
  • Make\arrange\cancel appointments via the clinical system
  • Using EMIS WEB for booking appointments and other database needs
  • Ensure up to date patient's information is recorded
  • Give test results where appropriate
  • Scan all patient's information in computerized record i.e. medical documents, hospital reports and letters
  • Data entry
  • Deal with referrals to primary and secondary care
  • Open, stamp and distribute practice post as instructed
  • Registrations
  • Scanning, filing, faxing, photocopying
  • Other adhoc duties

Essential requirements;

  • Must have recent experience of working in a GP surgery
  • Good attention to detail and ability to adapt to all situations at ease
  • Computer Savvy
  • Great team player
  • Work independently and ability use own initiative
  • Excellent customer service and patient focused
  • Happy to undergo a standard DBS check.

If you feel you have the right skill set to bring to this role but have not used the relevant systems involved, we are running a vocational course where candidates are given the opportunity to volunteer for one of our clients where you will learn how to use EMIS Web or System one. If this is something you're interested in, please don't hesitate to call 0207 198 6080 to discuss.

If you are looking for extra hours/ flexibility/ better work/life balance and have previous experience of the above duties, please send your CV to