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Medical Administrator


Medical Administrator

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Salary £12,000 to £15,000 per year Location Dalkeith Hours of work Full-time (37 Hours) Training provider Rewards Training Closing date 30/10/2021 Qualification SCQF Level 6

Job overview

A fantastic opportunity to work in a busy environment and friendly team, working for a doctor's surgery in Midlothian. You will be an important member of the team, supporting them with all aspects of general practice administration.

The company are supportive of training and development and will support this role with a Modern Apprenticeship. They are looking for a recent school leaver to mould and develop into the role and there is potential for support with further development.

What might a day in this job look like?

Duties will include gaining great experience working with the Practice clinical database, updating records, entering relevant clinical data in correspondence from hospitals, clinics, labs and patients, performing regular data quality checks and monitoring and maintain regular review schedule for data being sent to out of hours NHS organisations, in consultation with relevant members of staff and following training, assigning and supervising simple data entry tasks as agreed.

Other receptionist and administrative tasks such as answering the telephone and meeting and greeting patients, booking appointments, creating and sending letters, phoning patients with medical result updates and managing the post will also be required.

What will I learn?

You will undertake an SCQF Level 6 Business Administration. You will also receive on the job training for all the NHS and computer systems the practice use, as well as other potential external training courses.

What qualification or qualities are required?

Ideally we are looking for National 5s, Credit or General Level Standard Grades, and/or Intermediates including Maths and English. Highers would be advantageous.

The post is a varied and challenging position that requires the ability to work as part of a team and also to work efficiently and accurately to ensure smooth running of the practice. Good communication skills, confidence and computer literacy are required as well as an appreciation of confidentiality and data protection.

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