IT administration

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Closing Date: 26/08/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary Depending on experience
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

We have a new opportunity to join a successful and hard working GP Practice as an IT Assistant.  The position involves working alongside the existing IT Team to support the IT Manager in managing the practice’s IT systems and all aspects of keeping the patient database and patient records up to date and accurate.

Main duties of the job

Main duties will include registering and deducting patients on a daily basis and ensure patients’ details are accurate. Liaise with Primary Care Support England and keep GP links updated.

Collate new notes and prepare for A4/summarising/GP2GP verifying

Summarising notes to the practice standard

Liaise with outside agencies re electronic data eg Lab Links, hospitals etc

Cervical screening recall and Follow up

Responsible for entering Child Protection data

Other responsibilities may include troubleshooting IT problems and identifying solutions.   Where appropriate, report IT faults to appropriate supplier’s helpdesk

About us

Our practice includes 6 full time GPs, 3 Nurse Practitioners, 7 Nurses and 3 HCA plus admin staff in various departments.

We are a friendly and successful GP Surgery and have been providing care for over 40 years. A lot of our staff have been working alongside each other for 15 years at least and some over 30 years.

We have a good work ethic and enjoy working as a team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

Managing databases

· Assist in the setting up of new users according to practice protocol, ensuring they have access to required applications

· Troubleshoot IT problems and identify solutions. Where appropriate, report IT faults to appropriate supplier’s helpdesk

· Ensure all users are aware of any changes or updates in the operating system or the software used within the practice.

· Ensure templates and searches are up to date and accurately entered within appropriate time frames.

Links

  • Register and deduct patients on a daily basis and ensure patients’ details are accurate
  • Liaise with Primary Care Support England and keep GP links updated
  • Collate new notes and prepare for A4/summarizing/GP2GP verifying
  • Summarising notes to the practice standard
  • Liaise with outside agencies re electronic data eg Lab Links, hospitals etc
  • Cervical screening recall and Follow up
  • Responsible for entering Child Protection data

Data entry

  • Enter diagnoses, test results and consultation data into patient records ensuring accuracy and compliance with current SNOMED code policy
  • Advise the IT Manager/Practice Manager of any problems arising from data entry

Audit

  • Run contract and clinical searches and reports when requested
  • Keep up to date with QOF requirements and support clinicians in the implementation of QOF.

Data protection

  • Ensure security of data in accordance with the Data Protection Act

Other duties

 

  • Any other duties commensurate with skills and responsibilities which includes deputising for IT Manager when on holiday.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE English and Maths A to C is essential

Desirable

  • Any qualifications gained within the Health Care Section would be advantageous.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working within the Health Care Section
  • Ability to work in a team and be able to work alone if necessary.
  • Willingness to learn new things.

Desirable

  • Enthusiasm, using your initiative, good communication skills and friendly telephone manner are desirable. Being able to multi task and prioritise workload is a must.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Normanby Medical Centre

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