Medical PA - Renal | East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 23 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £25,147 - £27,596 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 23 May 2024
Location: Stevenage, SG1 4AB
Company: East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6146772/361-UPL-6146772

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We are recruiting for a Medical Secretary who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

To be responsible for the provision of an efficient, comprehensive personal assistant and administrative support service to the Consultant/s and any other members of their team/s.

You will be required to work independently using your own initiative, applying a high degree of confidentiality to all aspects of work.

Our Values areInclude,Respect andImprove. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

To undertake transcription of all clinical letters.

Date stamp and prioritise all incoming correspondence, locating patient notes to respond and then deal with promptly bringing urgent correspondence to the Consultant/s attention at the earliest possible time.

Tracking notes to relevant area/s and Consultant/s as appropriate.

Deal efficiently with all patient enquiries by phone, letter or personal appearance, exercising initiative and tact with regard to action necessary. Ensure that all messages are relayed as quickly as possible to the consultant/s and their medical team/s..

To deal with patients and bereaved relatives, exercising common sense and good judgement to analyse complex or antagonistic situations.

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
• The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
• New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
• Hertford County, Hertford
• Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation; our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

This advert closes on Tuesday 7 May 2024

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