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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/01/2020.

Medical Receptionist - In our friendly Park View Surgery Team

Job Reference: J185-A-20-2329

Employer:
Priory Medical Group
Location:
York
Salary:
£8.37 p/hour rising to £8.48 p/hour

Medical Receptionist

In our friendly Park View Surgery Team 

What we can offer you… 

A role that makes a difference

All our Receptionists are in the privileged position to know they make a very real difference to our patients and their families at the end of their working days. This is real job satisfaction. 

Genuine team and work with great people

Our teams are made up of some amazing people and we hear all the time from them about the levels of support, spirit and togetherness in their local teams. We are not afraid to say we work in a challenging environment although our people genuinely help one another every step and every day. 

Great relationship with your line manager

Our teams benefit from some fantastic reception team leaders, who are accessible, experts in the job, supportive personalities and spend time with you to understand how you feel about your role. 

What is the purpose of this role… 

We think the role of a receptionist is simple, to provide the best, reassuring and compassionate service every day…every patient. For this reason our receptionists must be able to say. 

‘I know my patients’

‘I leave patients with positive experiences’ 

‘I am an expert communicator and handler of difficult conversations’ 

‘I am a great colleague to work alongside’ 

Job specification

All of our surgeries are busy and many people will be unwell and anxious.

  • Dealing with patient queries and requests (such as booking of appointments and resolving queries) by phone or in person, efficiently and accurately
  • Retrieving information accurately and efficiently from our clinical system
  • Production of  prescriptions for patient medications
  • Supporting the clinical team and handling their requests
  • A variety of other activities that could be reasonably expected of a Medical Receptionist. 

What we look for in your application

  • Experience as a Medical Receptionist is desirable but not essential, we would consider (1) an excellent track record in a fast paced customer service environment (2) interacting with people from all walks of life and (3) proven background of the above.
  • First class communication skills
  • Competent in the use of PCs and IT
  • Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality policies
  • Absolute discretion with regards to patients and colleagues
  • Proven history of learning and adhering to policies and processes
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment with an attention to detail. 

So are you in?

Job title:                Medical Receptionist

Location:               Park View

Hours:                   20 Hours per week 

Monday                 non-working day

Tuesday                 13.00 – 18.00 (5 hours)

Wednesday           Non-working day

Thursday                07.45 – 12.00 (4.25 hours) and 12.30 – 18.00 (5.5 hours)

Friday                     12.45 – 18.00 (5.25 hours)               

Saturday                Non-working day

Sunday                   Non-working day 

Salary:                    £8.37 p/hour rising to £8.48 p/hour after successful probationary period + company pension scheme

Selection for Interview

The Practice recognises that discrimination of any kind is both unlawful and would act as a barrier to finding the most talented individuals for our organisation. As such, our recruitment and selection procedures exist to ensure no job applicant, employee or worker is discriminated against either directly or indirectly on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.  A great deal of careful consideration has been invested in preparing the advert for this post based on the specification for this role and the person we are looking for.   

Our selection for interview process is designed to ensure individuals are selected for interview on the merit of their application only

If you are applying through NHS Jobs, you will notice you are asked if you would like a guaranteed interview as part of the ‘Two Tick’ disability scheme. Whilst this is an admirable government initiative, please be aware we are not signed up to this scheme. This is a question on the NHS jobs application form which is outside of our own control. Our own process ensures we consider candidates on the merit of their application only and we do not ask any questions regarding a disability as part of our selection process. We only give candidates the opportunity to share information regarding any disability after candidates are invited to interview and only if the candidate feels they require adjustments in the interview process.





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