MDT Admin Assistant
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
The closing date is 03 July 2022
Each Cancer tumour site has a team of specialists, which forms the MDT (Multi-Disciplinary Team). Each MDT & Pathway Coordinator takes responsibility for ensuring that all patients have an effective MDT discussion and those on a Cancer Pathway are proactively tracked through the appropriate patient pathway from point of entry to the Trust to ensure Cancer Waiting Standards are met.
The position of the MDT Administrative Assistant will be to provide assistance and support to the MDT Coordinators whilst learning the role and developing administrative skills, knowledge and experience. This role is a training role and opportunities may arise for development into a Band 4 MDT & Pathway Coordinator role within the team.
Main duties of the job
- To support the MDT Coordinators in the coordinating and preparation of the Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings, as directed by the Cancer Coordinator.
- To support the MDT Coordinators in ensuring that all test results, x-rays and other relevant information are available for discussion at the MDT meeting. This will involve developing knowledge of the patient pathway for individual tumour sites and liaison with staff from Pathology, Radiology, and Medical Records and with Secretaries, Clerks and other staff from the relevant Directorates.
- To support the MDT Coordinators in ensuring that the video conference links to other Trusts are set up prior to the MDT meetings and escalating any technical problems to Media Studio / IT to ensure a timely resolution that does not affect the MDT.
- To support the MDT Coordinators in the distribution of MDT meetings outcomes appropriately. Also to support the development of working practices with the MDT teams and their directorate support staff to ensure that details of MDT decisions, including further investigations required are dispatched to GPs within 24 hours of any decision as directed by the Cancer Coordinator.
- Where necessary to liaise with other Trusts in relation to patients where the Trust is a Tertiary Centre for particular cancer pathways, as directed by the Cancer Coordinator.
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people - patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing 'outstanding' care to our patients and rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH's values - Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent - are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.
CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.
This vacancy will close on 13 June 2022-Midnight.
Interviews are due to be held on 03 July 2022.
Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
For questions about the job, contact:
15 June 2022
Agenda for change
£20,330 to £21,777 a year p.a pro rata