Audio Typist - Band 2 Trauma & Orthopaedics
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, well organised, committed individual to join the Trauma & Orthopaedics Admin & Secretarial Team. The position is Full time 37.5 hours. The job is in an extremely busy yet friendly Team. The successful candidate will join a highly motivated and hard working team based at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will have excellent audio typing skills, great communication skills, be a team player and be able to work under pressure.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. We offer a generous annual leave allowance, excellent bank rates, access to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme, discounts for local shops, restaurants and services, access to our health and well-being hub, access to our two on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.
Trauma & Orthopaedics is a large speciality which works on emergency and elective patients in Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General Hospitals. Daily fracture and elective clinics are run on both sites as well as the community hospitals.
To develop close liaison with other staff involved.
To liaise with Consultants, secretarial colleagues and ward clerks, other primary care staff, health records staff.
Ability to focus and meet tight deadlines in a frequently noisy and distracting environment.
Prolonged use of computer (VDU) and telephone on a daily basis with attention to detail required ensuring accurate and complete data entry. Will be sat at the desk for large percentage of the day. At other times will be required to walk to other areas of the hospital site eg. Collecting notes
Movement of medical notes on a daily basis. This can range from one set of notes to bags weighing up to 8kg.
Working in limited office space
Working in warm conditions during the summer months
Vast amounts of audio typing
Covering for colleagues in periods of sickness or absence
Ability to use in-house software and proficient in use of Microsoft packages inclusive of Excel.
We are looking for an individual who is able to work independently and as part of a team.