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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/08/2020.

GP Receptionist

Job Reference: J180-UMC-UAS-R-AUG-2020

Employer:
Central Advertising - General Practitioners
Department:
Upminster Medical Centre
Location:
Upminster
Salary:
from £8.72 per hour depending on experience

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


We are a busy doctor’s Surgery in the heart of Upminster. We are looking for Part-time receptionists with some previous experience working in General Practice. It’s a challenging role, but nonetheless rewarding, providing essential healthcare services to the local community.

Upminster Medical Centre is an expanding practice serving approximately 4,200+ patients in Havering with 2 GP Partners, 1 Long Term Sessional GP, 2 part-time Practice Nurses, 1 Business/Practice Manager, 1 Practice Manager and a friendly admin team. Practice is located in Upminster Town Centre less than 10 minutes’ walk from Upminster underground and railway station.

We are looking for a dedicated receptionist to join our team who can contribute to the success of our high QOF achieving practice and overall performance targets with excellent patient satisfaction scores.

The ideal candidate should have excellent organisational and time management skills. Attention to detail and ability to work in a team are also important, whilst maintaining accuracy and confidentiality.

GP Practice knowledge is desirable.

We use EMIS Web clinical system.

Sessions currently available: Temporary with a view to Permanent

  • Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Friday: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (2 sessions)

Key duties: (please see Job Description)

These are some of the key duties among others.

  • Receiving & greeting patients
  • Answering telephone calls
  • Preparing repeat prescriptions
  • Liaising with doctors, managers and other admin staff

Key Skills: (please see Person Specification)

  • Effective communication skills with patients and Practice team
  • Keeping calm under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • IT skills including EMIS Web
  • Knowledge of local area beneficial

Please Note:

You would, at times be expected to provide cover for other staff members on annual leave, on different days and shifts other than your own, as they would in turn provide cover for your leave. Please note we cannot provide permanent posts for staff who would be unable to provide cover for their colleagues




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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