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Medical Secretary

Reference

PRI39319

Location

Priory Hospital North London, Grovelands House, Southgate, N14 6RA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £24k

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Healthcare is the UK’s leading provider of private mental health care. We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment. The Priory Hospital North London is renowned for its clinical excellence in the field of Acute Mental Health, Addiction and Adolescent Services.  The Hospital is located in a secluded part of Southgate, North London, and set in several acres of private grounds. Easy access via several bus routes, M25 and A406 or Southgate Station on the Piccadilly Line.

Priory North London  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young Adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. Further information can be obtained from www.dbs.gov.uk 

 

We are currently seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Medical Secretary to join our team.

Job Purpose: Support the Priory services by answering telephone calls, scheduling patient appointments and arranging and updating referrals to consultants. Also maintaining office files and patient records.  Typing all consultant's notes and letters including audio cassettes. 

Duties:
Answering and screening incoming telephone calls, recording and transmitting messages, scheduling appointments for new as well as follow up patients. Keep patient referrals updated and current.

Ensure high productivity by efficiently maintaining calendars; scheduling patient appointments, consultations, professional meetings and conferences. 

Communicate with other mental health practioners; faxing/emailing notes, correspondence to referring agencies or consultants, hospitals etc.  Provide historical reference by developing and utilising filing and retrieval systems; maintaining patient records.  

Maintain patient confidence and protect services by keeping information confidential.

Maintain office supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing orders if necessary.  Keep office equipment operating by following operating instructions and reporting any problems

 

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.