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We are looking for an experienced Receptionist for a busy medical practice based in Newport Pagnell. This role will be an excellent mix of Reception duties, Administration and patient navigating, on a permanent full time basis.
Position: Telephone Receptionist
Hours: 37.5 hours per week to be worked on the following shift pattern:
Monday 8am-4pm, Tuesday 10.30am-6.30pm, Wednesday 8am-4pm, Thursday 10.30am-6.30pm and Friday 8am-4pm
Salary: £8.00 per hour
The job will involve...
- Answering the telephone and greeting visitors at reception, promptly
- Making appointments using the computerised appointments system
- Administering the repeat prescriptions procedure and sorting all medical centre post
- Ensuring the smooth running of all surgeries and clinics
- Arranging hospital appointments when required e.g. x-rays, out-patients
- Receiving patients' specimens ready for pathology laboratory collection
- Dealing with general enquiries from patients and visitors
- Collating and sorting paperwork from GPs and other Practice staff
- Informing patients of computerised test results on the telephone or by letter.
The Person will...
- Possess a good standard of education
- Have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
- Have experience of working with the public
- Have an awareness of confidentiality and sharing information
- Possess a good standard of IT skills
- Have a flexible approach to their work
- Possess a good standard of typing skills.
Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days we're sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!
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