Experienced Medical Secretary (€20.50 per hour) Dublin 4

Job Overview

Work Complexity
- Managing appointments and consultant's daily work schedule
- Managing patient clinics ensuring that all patient result are available
- Organizing admissions for patients if required and ensuring all documentation is completed ie. admission form, GDPR form, blood forms
- Ensuring patients are given relevant details with regard to admission and day care
- Responsible for incoming and outgoing mail, phone calls and emails
- Dictation typing of letters and discharge summaries
- Contacting patients and relevant departments to inform of consultant's absence
- Responsible for training of temporary secretary for holiday leave


Decision Making
- Patient care when consultant is abroad or absent
- Liaise with other medical doctors in consultant's absence
- Adhering to health and safety procedures in event of an emergency


Responsibility
- Ensuring the smooth running of a very busy clinical practice
- Responsible for payments from patients including visa/cash transactions, insurance forms and ensuring there are no outstanding accounts


Knowledge and Skills
- Excellent communication and secretarial skills
- Ability to work under pressure and deal with patients who in most cases are extremely stressed
- As we aim to be a paperless office excellent IT skills are required


Contacts
- Liaise with work colleagues and communicate with patients
- Communicating with patient's relatives with discretion and confidentiality

Additional info

- €20.50 per hour

- Work week is 4 days (with a possibility of becoming 5 days a week)

- Average 35/37 hours a week

- Start time varies depending on consultants needs

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