Medical Receptionist

at Gidgee Healing
Published September 17, 2019
Location Cairns & Far North, Australia
Category Pharmaceutical  
Job Type Full-time  
Market Competitive


Medical Receptionist Gidgee Healing location Cairns & Far North. At Gidgee Healing we are currently seeking a full time Medical Receptionist to join our team, based in Mornington Island, QLD. About gidgee healing gidgee Healing (‘Gidgee’) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, with our strategic direction determined by a Board of Directors comprising Aboriginal people from across the region, as well as two skills-based Directors. Gidgee’s organisational mission and vision statements demonstrate a commitment to providing holistic and culturally appropriate health services, underpinned by a philosophy of community participation, and a with a strong focus on care coordination. Position summary the medical receptionist is responsible for the following providing a high standard of customer service, effective and efficient administration of client appointment, client data and client claims processing, general administrative support to the phc clinic team.  The position will actively contribute to the achievement of the PHC Clinics business objectives, including increased access and uptake of services from across the community, evidenced by patient numbers, attendance rates and Medicare billings.  Selection criteria certificate III in Medical Reception (and/or equivalent relevant experience). Experience working in a General Practice setting with varying degrees of established processes and systems. A demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  Knowledge and understanding of MBS and the Medicare system. Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and understand the cycle of care patient system. Computer and word-processing skills that demonstrate your experience in using MS Office package (Word, Excel), email and the internet and use of patient information/recall database systems. Ability to rapidly acquire an understanding of PHC clinic practices and systems and to work effective and efficiently with these practices and systems. Effective interpersonal skills including a high standard of customer service skills.