Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Haematology Team as a Medical Secretary within the Clinical Support and Cancer Services Directorate. Applications are invited from a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to join our busy administrative team to provide secretarial support to the Haematology Clinical team Trustwide.
This post will be based at North Tyneside General Hospital, but the post holder may be required to work at other sites within the Trust.
Main duties of the job
To provide a full secretarial service to the Haematology Team, Consultants, Nurses and their teams.
The successful candidate will provide transcription, administrative and secretarial support service to the team. The post holder must be able to use own initiative, work under pressure, keep to strict deadlines and have excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.Knowledge of IT packages and their applications is essential. Support on the use of the G2 software package will be provided. ECDL and knowledge of PAS and previous experience of working within the healthcare environment would be desirable.
We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, in addition to our state-of-the-art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. We also care for people in their homes and provide services from facilities in local communities such as health centres. We give people greater choice and control over their care to help them to live independently at home and avoid hospital admission where appropriate. High quality patient care is at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure every single patient and service user has an exceptional experience with us. We have one of the most extensive patient experience programmes of any trust in England.
To provide general office support to the wider teams where necessary.
To provide secretarial support to consultants and other team members including typing dictated correspondence and dealing with referrals to other healthcare professionals, receive communication and bring to attention of the relevant consultant.
To deputise for more senior role providing office co-ordination and management when covering sickness absences and annual leave.
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