Senior Medical Secretary - Medicine Directorate
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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To provide an effective and efficient Senior Medical Secretary service working across our divisional specialties. To provide support for the team of Medical Secretaries in order to meet trust targets. To support the associated service by ensuring that all appropriate information is sent out and received in a timely manner and recorded on the appropriate systems.
Main duties of the job
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- To provide a personal assistant and senior medical secretarial service directly to named Consultants and Nurses within the named specialities
- To maintain Consultants diaries
- To undertake medical audio/copy typing duties including outpatient letters to General Practitioners and any other official correspondence i.e reports using the voice recognition system
- Arranging appointments as required by liaising with the central appointments team
- Be responsible for arranging special tests requested by the Consultant or Junior Medical Staff
- To be responsible for and collation of investigation results
- Responsible for obtaining relevant investigation results from PACS and Intranet result service
- To deal with day to day incoming mail, assigning priority and/or taking any necessary action without reference to Consultant staff if necessary and within remit
- To ensure patient pathways are updated as appropriate
- To respond to enquiries received from GP's and other Health Personnel, patients and relatives
- To maintain patient records and track notes electronically in a manner acceptable to the Trust
- Engage in the use of Evolve and all other electronic patient notes system
- To liaise with Health Records/Appointments staff regarding outpatient clinic numbers, urgent appointments and Consultant/Junior Medical Staff annual leave
We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.
Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen
We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.
We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.
We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.
The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
- Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
- NHS pension scheme membership
- Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
- NHS Staff discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
- Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice
Please check the job description attached.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
Education and Qualifications
Skills and abilities
Certificate of Sponsorship
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