Band 3 Fixed Term Medical Secretary - Oncology
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
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We are looking for a committed, compassionate and personable individual to join the fantastic Oncology administration team at the QE Hospital Birmingham.
This team provides a secretarial service to the Oncologists who work in the renowned Cancer Centre at the QE.
This position will include a mixture of on-site and working from home.
This is a 12 month fixed term position.
The successful candidate will be well organised and be able to prioritise tasks. They will be proactive in solving problems and queries and you will see these through to completion. The post holder will need to be calm and patient, with an excellent telephone manner, communication, interpersonal and organisational skills to deal with sometimes complex and difficult issues over the phone. The post holder will be flexible in their approach and will work creatively to provide support in the most effective way.
The successful candidate will ideally hold the following qualifications; GCSE or equivalent pass in English language, RSA III typing/word processing and the AMSPAR diploma or equivalent. Previous experience working as a Medical Secretary is desirable.
For more information please contact: Sheena Collins, Oncology Medical Secretary Office Manager Sheena.Collins@uhb.nhs.uk or telephone 0121 371 3599.
Main duties of the job
To provide secretarial support to Consultants and their teams with particular responsibility for clinic administration, checking and distributing outsourced clinic letters. The post holder will provide an empathic and sensitive point of contact for patients/relatives and carers, undertaking work under the direction of the Medical Secretary Supervisor.
We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.
Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:
Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.
UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.
University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.
*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*