We are looking for a proactive individual to join our Cancer Services team to provide administrative support to our Cancer Pathway Coordinators on a temporary basis (18 months fixed term or secondment). This is an interesting and challenging role, bringing the post holder in touch with a variety of departments and professionals within the Trust, helping enable the smooth running of the MDT meetings and facilitating the collection of cancer data to achieve the National Cancer Targets.
The successful applicant will possess excellent communication skills, be efficient at organising and prioritising a busy workload and remain calm under pressure to achieve tight deadlines. The candidates must have an understanding of patient and data confidentiality and its importance.
Main duties of the job
- Establish and maintain office processes, complete the required preparation for the MDT meetings and support data collection through the Somerset Cancer Registry system. Previous experience of local hospital systems would be advantageous.
- Efficiently & effectively track the progress of patients on cancer pathways to ensure there is effective co-operation between departments and directorates across those involved in the delivery of cancer services across both hospital sites.
- Actively seek to ensure that all patients are treated within national targets set for cancer patients.
- To proactively take steps to ensure that patients treatment schedules are brought back within target.
- Understand the pathway of each individual patient; monitoring their progress and ensuring timely intervention is achieved.
- The post holder is expected to use the Trust’s Patient Administration System (PAS) SEMA, ERS and Somerset Cancer Register (SCR).
Working for our organisation
Become part of our dynamic, fast paced team to support multiple specialities across The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) and other Trusts to maintain patients pathways through their cancer journey. We promote a friendly, approachable and supportive team atmosphere to deliver a high standard service.
The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022. To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.