Our client, a highly respected and established Women's Health practice based in South Brisbane is actively seeking to appoint an experienced Medical Secretary/Typist to their team. This is a key position within the practice, where you will take the lead and be well supported by another part time medical receptionist. We are looking for a candidate who can work autonomously and multi-task, who can show initiative and be thoughtful of how the practice can continue to improve the level of service and quality of care to their patients.
This is a part time permanent position working 4 days a week (Week 1 - Tuesday to Friday, Week 2 - Monday to Thursday). You will be rostered to work 8 hour days between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm.
Key skills and responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):
Taking all general patient enquiries via telephone and email and assisting patients and other external stakeholders in a timely manner
Managing patient appointments for a variety of consultations, day surgery procedures as well as more complex inpatient/surgical procedures
Preparing and running patient clinics
Arriving patients in a warm and friendly manner
Patient billing and receipting for consultations and inpatient/surgical procedures
Preparing theatre quotations, theatre lists and managing the patients with pre op preparation
Typing basic medical correspondence using a digital dictation system
All general administrative and secretarial support to a surgeon.
The expectations from you as a potential candidate:
You will have at least 3-5 years experience working in a similar role (ideally having come from another surgical specialist practice)
A warm personality to greet patients with professional clear communication and a polite articulate manner
Sound knowledge of Genie and billing software (including Eclipse) and Medical Objects
Proficient computer skills, with a sound knowledge of MS Office Suite
Strong written and oral communication skills with uncompromising attention to detail
General understanding of medical terminology and the importance of patient privacy and confidentiality
Fast and accurate medical typing skills
Sound knowledge of Medicare and Health Insurance Funds
The ability to work well within a small team environment
As this is a busy practice, it is imperative that you are an experienced Medical Secretary with relevant surgical/private practice knowledge in a similar setting. You will enjoy responsibility and autonomy within your role which comes from a mature minded candidate who displays confidence gained from many years working within the medical/healthcare sector.
A generous hourly rate between $28 - $32 per hour + super as well as 17.5% leave loading will be offered to the right person. This position is available for an immediate start.
For further information about this position, please contact Cathy Litton today on 1300 434 133 or 0422 888 040 (a/hours). All applications should be directed in the first instance to firstname.lastname@example.org
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