Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen in the typing pool at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.
This is a 12-month fixed term position and you will be part of a team supporting the secretaries within the most pressured specialities in the Medical Division.
You will have audio and copy typing experience along with a pleasant manner, and excellent organisation skills. Previous NHS and or the typing of medical terminology would be advantageous but is not essential.
The successful candidates based will be decided but may be required to work at either site in order to meet demands.
Main duties of the job
You will be responsible for supporting the secretaries within the Medical Division with the typing of clinical correspondence, both audio and copy typing, and uploading to the patient's record. The role may on occasion require supporting other administrative duties.
We employ more than 6,500 staffwho deliver compassionate care from our two main hospitals,Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as well as in community sites, healthcentres and in patients' homes. We also are incredibly proud to have almost 150 volunteers here at CHFT.
We provide a range of services including urgent and emergency care; medical; surgical; maternity; gynaecology; critical care; children's and young people's services; end of life care and outpatient and diagnostic imaging services.
We provide community health services, including sexual health services in Calderdale from Calderdale Royal and local health centres. These include Todmorden Health Centre and Broad Street Plaza.
We continue to modernise and invest in our health services to build on our strong reputation.Foundation trusts are public leaders in improving quality in health services. They are part of the NHS- yet decisions about what they do and how they do it are driven by independent boards. Boardslisten to their Council of Governors and respond to the needs of their members - patients, staff andthe local community.
Foundation trusts provide what the health service wants, yet are also free to invest quickly in thechanges to the local community needs, in striving to be the best, and in putting their patients first.
Detailed job description provided.
You will be responsible for the reception of patients and visitors to the Diabetes Centre. This includes checking patients in for their appointments. You will also liaise with GP's, hospital staff and other professional bodies to ensure smooth running of the department.
To ensure that any enquiries are dealt with in a prompt, responsive and courteous manner at all times to ensure patients are satisfied with the service provided, and to ensure the Trust is portrayed in a positive manner
You will be required to provide typing services both audio and copy typing, and expected to support clinical staff with general office administrative duties.
It would be advantageous if the applicant had experience of System One, EPR, audio typing and hold an IT qualification. However, this is not essential as training would be provided for the right candidate with a customer/patient facing background.
Qualifications / Training
Knowledge, experience and expertise
Communication and relationships
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