Receptionist

  • Location
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £9.20/Hourly
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Receptionist
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-203616








The following are the core responsibilities of the receptionist. There may be on occasion, a requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent upon factors workload and staffing levels and also your primary role within the team:



� Operating the patient database (SystmOne) to book appointments, issue prescriptions, manage tasks etc.


� Operating and maintaining administrative systems on reception.


� Maintain practice and patient records, keeping all data secure.


� Central point of contact for admin requests.


� Receive and process payments and maintain records.


� Provide admin support for clinical staff, managers and clinical leads.


� Provide cover for the reception team.


� Reception administrative duties.


� Maintain supplies of clinical stationery, e.g. prescriptions.


� General office tasks such as scanning, faxing and photocopying and emailing.


� Personal development and training.


� Building security and complete opening and closing procedure.


� Confidentiality.


� Process and effectively signpost patients to the appropriate healthcare professional depending on the presenting condition


� Answer incoming phone calls, transferring calls or dealing with the callers' requests appropriately


� Process repeat prescription requests


� Initiate contact with and respond to requests from patients, team members and external agencies


� Data entry of new and temporary registrations and relevant patient information as required


� Input data into the patients' healthcare records as necessary


� Direct requests for information, e.g. SAR, insurance/solicitors' letters and DVLA forms, to the Data Quality Team


� Manage all queries as necessary in an efficient manner


� Run system searches for purposes of DNA, smears etc.


� Maintain a clean, tidy, effective working area at all times


� Monitor and maintain the reception area and noticeboards


� Support all clinical staff with general tasks as requested


� Attend Practice and Team meetings


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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