The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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An opportunity has arisen in the Cardiothoracic Services Directorate. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Receptionist to join our Cardiology Test/Lung Function reception team for a temporary period of 24 weeks from appointment. The Cardiothoracic Services Directorate is a regional and national centre of excellence for cardiac and respiratory care providing some of the Trust's flagship services. We are one of the top units in the UK providing specialist treatment for all types of heart and respiratory related conditions in adults and children across two sites.
The Cardiology Test Reception team deliver a comprehensive and efficient admin service to ensure that patients referred for tests receive their appointments in line with current targets, using the Outpatient waiting list and request queues. There will be opportunity to rotate around the various departments within the Cardiology Test Service providing reception cover in each area.
Successful applicant will be expected to use their own initiative, to work well as part of a team and to promote good working relationships with colleagues. In return, you will find that we're committed to the development and training of all staff; you will be supported to develop and broaden your knowledge and skills.
- Interview Date 08/06/2023
- 22 Hours 30 Minutes/Week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
Main duties of the job
You will provide a service to all departments requesting echocardiography, ECGs, Lung Function and our support our Cardiac Rhythm Management Service.
You will be located at the Freeman site but may be required to work across all locations.
Excellent customer care is essential to all users you will be aware of the process and requirements of dealing with patients with special requirements, you will check patients in and out of clinic and great them on arrival. You will arrange new patient and following appointments whilst maintain a professional and helpful manner.
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
Rated 'Outstanding' by theCQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
- To provide an effective and efficient reception and administrative service across the Cardiology Tests Service ensuring that a high quality of customer care is delivered
- To continue to develop and maintain competencies in all areas of work
As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.
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