Medical Receptionist | Newtownabbey | 9 months

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary Up to £8.21 per hour
Published 3 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Leah McPeake
Job Ref MEDS1010_1572878458

Job Description

Medical Receptionist



30hrs per week


I am currently recruiting for a medical receptionist in Newtownabbey on a temp basis for 9 months. You must be available to start immediately.


  • To cover reception on a rotational basis during the surgery opening hours
  • To assist in any administrative tasks as required
  • To have knowledge and training of the telephone system
  • To man the reception area on a day to day basis, working along side reception staff
  • To answer the telephone promptly and politely, telephoning patients when requested
  • To deal with patients at the front desk in a polite and courteous manner
  • To make appointments accurately for both Doctors, practice nurses and other members of the community team using both manual and computerised systems.
  • To take requests for repeat prescriptions promptly and accurately
  • To scan hospital letters/results accurately into the patients computer records
  • To take requests for home visits and advice
  • To undertake photocopying duties as requested

Essential Requirements

  • 4 GCSE's including Maths and English Language
  • A minimum of three years reception or customer service experience
  • Good knowledge of reception and telephone system
  • Good knowledge of alphabetical filing systems
  • Good all round office skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Capability of managing calenders
  • Exceptional customer-service skills and effective communication both verbal and written
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative
  • Reliability

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If you meet the essential criteria required for the Medical Receptionist role please attach your CV below or call Leah McPeake on 02890 242824

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