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Medical Secretary/Typist - Surgical Specialist (Greenslopes)

Job Title: Medical Secretary/Typist - Surgical Specialist (Greenslopes)
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Greenslopes
Expertise: Internal Departments, Medical Sectors, Medical Support, Recruitment
Client: #
Job Published: 05 May 2021
Closing Date: 04 Jul 2021

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

Remuneration:

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 cathy@littonandrews.com or call Cathy Litton directly on (07) 3214 0000 or 0422 888 040 a/hours.

To view a full listing of our temporary and permanent vacancies, visit us at www.littonandrews.com