Medical Secretary/Typist - Surgical Specialist (Greenslopes)

Medical Secretary/Typist - Surgical Specialist (Greenslopes)

Job Title: Medical Secretary/Typist - Surgical Specialist (Greenslopes)
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Greenslopes
Contact Name: Cathy Litton
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2021 16:08

Job Description

Medical Secretary/Typist - Surgical Specialist (Greenslopes)

Litton Andrews (LA Medical Recruitment) – providing a Total Medical/Healthcare Recruitment and Consultancy Service with the best staffing, practice and business solutions.

Our client, a well respected surgical specialist practice is actively seeking the expertise of a mature minded and highly experienced Medical Secretary/Typist to join their team.  This position is primarily responsible for the day to day practice administration, clinic preparation and patient billing and medical typing for a busy and well respected Surgeon. 

This is a permanent position, working a 9 day fortnight with an early finish of 3pm on a Friday afternoon and every second Monday off.  Car parking will also be provided for a suitably experienced candidate.

Key duties and responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Meet and greet of all patients visiting the practice
  • Providing administrative support to 2 external clinic locations as required
  • Taking all incoming telephone calls and assisting patient with general enquiries
  • Managing out patient clinics including booking patients for theatre and imaging
  • Scheduling and confirming all patient appointments
  • Managing the patient clinics including the processing all patient billing and receipting for consultations
  • Preparing theatre quotations and booking theatre procedures 
  • Liaising closely with healthcare professionals including Anaesthetists, Surgical Assistants, Imaging/Radiology, Physio and Occupational Therapists 
  • Providing information and educating patients on medications and wound care when appropriate as well as assisting patients with fasting and admission procedures and post-operative care 
  • Typing of all medical correspondence (including general letters back to GPs and WorkCover reports)
  • General administration support to the Surgeon

To be closely considered for this position you will have the following skills/attributes:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role (preferably within a surgical specialist practice)
  • The ability to juggle multiple priorities and work in a fast paced setting
  • Exceptional patient rapport building skills along with the ability to work within a small team environment
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • knowledge of Medicare, DVA, WorkCover and Private Health Fund billing
  • Experience using Genie software (preferred)
  • Fast and accurate typing skills


An attractive hourly rate, great working hours and conditions along with a car park will be on offered to a suitably experienced candidate. 

This position is available for an immediate start.  To apply for this position, please email your application in the first instance to or call Cathy Litton directly on (07) 3214 0000 or 0422 888 040 a/hours.

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