Medical Secretary
Primary Care Careers
Ipswich & East Suffolk, GB
23m ago

About the Role This is an essential role at the practice, providing an efficient, comprehensive secretarial and administrative support service to the practice management team.

The main responsibilities of the role include :

  • To provide efficient typing and word processing service for the Practice Manager, GPs and Health Professionals involving typing of letters, reports, patient referrals in an accurate and timely and quality manner.
  • To schedule, compile and record patient information relevant to medical consultations with healthcare clinicians and associated medical correspondence.
  • To facilitate and help manage requests for SARs as per GDPR legislation.
  • About the Candidate If you are an experienced Medical Secretary looking for a new and exciting career, then we would love to hear from you.

    You will have the following skills and experience :

  • Strong audio and touch typing skills;
  • Administrative experience and good organisation skills;
  • Sound knowledge of medical terminology;
  • Proficiency in the MS Office package as well as excellent IT skills and experience of working with a clinical system;
  • Excellent communication skills and a friendly approach;
  • Ability to understand the need to maintain confidentiality and data security at all times;
  • Ability to multi-task and to work accurately under pressure;
  • Ability to work in a team as well as being comfortable working independently.
  • About Us We are a town centre practice, serving a patient population of sround 17,000 patients.

    We operate using SystmOne with a CQC rating of good across all domains.

    Supporting your work life balance and professional development is important to us so we will be happy to discuss any requirements for flexible working as well as offer the following benefits :

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Supportive and friendly environment
  • Peer support
  • CPD Support with training and development
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • NHS Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Maternity and sick pay
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    Please note 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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