An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time job, share Band 4 Higher Level Medical Secretary to work within the ENT Department at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, 2 days a week on a Monday and Tuesday.
The post holder will organise the workload of the Consultants within the department and ensure that an efficient service is provided. There is a large amount of audio typing involved alongside dealing with complex and sensitive patient queries and managing urgent and 18 week patient pathways. The ability to plan and prioritise a varied workload is essential, as are good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a variety of staff groups.
You should already possess 4 GCSE's (grades 9 - 4 or C and above) or equivalent, RSA stage 3 typing, word processing (or have equivalent experience), knowledge of MS Office and be qualified or working towards NVQ Level 3 Business/ Medical Admin or AMSPAR.
Main duties of the job
Organise the office efficiently in a complex, changing environment.
Manage multiple tasks a significant and substantial number Of which are non routine ensuring that deadlines are met.
Prioritise and organise own workload; making decisions and initiating action where necessary, ensuring the smooth running of the office\team through shared knowledge and cover.
Ensure that the results of tests and investigations for patients are received; shown to medical staff and all relevant ongoing arrangements are carried out.
Using own initiative ensure that results which require immediate action are presented to the Consultant or other senior member of the Medical Team\Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) in a timely manner and clinical responses are completed.
Arrange and service meetings as requested; taking and transcribing minutes and any follow-up actions as requested.
Using the in-house patient data tracking system ensure that all patient case notes passing through the office are booked in and out appropriately.
Monitor and manage, as appropriate, outpatient clinic and operating lists to ensure they are booked and adjusted maintaining correct Doctor\Patient ratio. This should be done by analysing Medical Staff Rotas, the Consultants diary and the clinical priorities of Patients.
Working for our organisation
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust; an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in.
SaTH offers great benefits which include:
Salary sacrifice car scheme
Home electronics salary sacrifice scheme
Generous annual leave entitlement
Access to NHS pension scheme