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Expressions of interest are invited to provide primary medical services under a General Medical Services Contract for approximately 11,500 patients in the Livingston area of West Lothian. The GMS services are provided from NHS Lothian owned premises at Carmondean Centre, Livingston. EH54 8PY.

This is an excellent opportunity to improve health outcomes and NHS Lothian would welcome applications from interested parties that will deliver high quality primary medical services responsive to the needs of the patient population. As well as delivering essential services, the successful provider will be expected to offer a range of additional and enhanced services.

Further details are available on the Public Contracts Scotland website
Applicants should register as a supplier
and applications should be lodged electronically by 15th May 2017

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Job details

 Medical Administrator - Full and Part Time
Location:  Riverside Medical Practice, Ballifeary Lane, Ness Walk, Inverness Grade:  Not Specified
Category:  Administrative Services Salary:  Not Specified
Contract:  Permanent Duration:
Region:  Highland Hours: 22.5 to 37.5
Job type: PartTime Date posted:  15 Aug 2017
Ref:  FH04 Closing date:  04 Sep 2017
Riverside Medical Practice Ballifeary Lane, Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5PW Tel: 01463 715999 Medical Administrator - 22.5 to 37.5 hours per week Job description Job Purpose To support the Practice in delivering Primary Health Care Team duties and to provide service to patients and visitors to the Practice. Our primary aim is to provide high quality patient care in a professional, confidential and non-judgmental manner. Key Admin functions Appointments - making appointments for patients and answering questions regarding appointments, prescriptions etc. Call handling – answering and directing calls as necessary. Data entry –entering clinical data into Vision as directed by Doctors. Enquiries – answering all patient enquiries including test results etc. Dealing with doctors requests for information or records. Docman filing & workflow– filing and workflowing letters and results as necessary. Front desk – making appointments for patients and answering questions regarding appointments, prescriptions etc. Prescriptions – preparing prescriptions for doctors signature, according to practice policies, patient requests and patient medication history. Key Responsibilities The following competencies are desirable but training will be provided where necessary. 1. To deal with all front desk activities with patients and the public efficiently and professionally; checking in, making appointments or any other enquiry required at this prominent customer service point. 2. To keep up to date with practice procedures and changes with these to enable efficient use of medical and nursing time appointments. 3. To manage calls at an Admin position efficiently; dealing with any patient request or enquiry, actively listening and writing down messages accurately and recording according to training and practice procedures. 4. To use the practice computer systems according to training and to adhere to the practice security policy and carry out data entry according to the instructions of the practice. 5. To undertake procedures for all Admin positions effectively, and to access and compile medical records, file letters, results or any other documentation completely, accurately and according to practice training and procedures. 6. To action requests for prescriptions or certificates and ensure they are documented, checked and prepared for GP signature. 7. To work flexibly with the other members of the team in meeting the needs of the practice patients. 8. To liaise with the Senior Receptionist for support with any difficulties in performing tasks, procedures or communications and for further training where necessary. 9. To participate and develop as a member of the Team by taking part in practice audits, setting practice standards and protocols and attending practice meetings and training sessions. 10. To keep a tidy working area and environment as part of your daily routine. This Job Description is not exhaustive and duties will vary according to the needs of the Practice PLEASE APPLY BY USING OUR APPLICATION FORM ON OUR WEBSITE: http://www.riversidemed.co.uk/info.aspx?p=11 AND SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS TO: highlandgp.riverside@nhs.net. CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 30.06.17
How to apply:
A paper application form can be downloaded here inMicrosoft Word

Job packs

Additional vacancy information: (application pack)

http://www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/uploads/342/Medical Administrator Application Form.doc

Contact information

 General Contact
General Manager
Phone: 01463-715999 Fax: 01463-718763
Email: andrew.grist@nhs.net  
 Informal Contact
Andrew Grist
Phone: 01463 715999 Fax: 01463 718763
Email: andrew.grist@nhs.net

Employer details

 Riverside (Inverness) and Foyers Medical Practices
General medical practice serving Inverness and the surrounding areas
Website: http://www.riversidemed.co.uk
Organisation information:
Address: (generally only send applications to this address if specified above)
Riverside Medical Practice, Ballifeary Lane, Ness Walk, Inverness