Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
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- To provide a full confidential secretarial service to Consultants and team.
- Carry out duties as defined to meet the needs of the service.
- To manage and prioritise own workload and work independently to defined policies and procedures.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will provide a comprehensive and high quality secretarial and administrative support to two Consultants, within General Surgery.
The post holder will be expected to liaise in a professional manner with colleagues, patients and parents/guardians and undertake a wide spectrum of administrative and secretarial duties.
The post holder will be expected to manage and prioritise their own workload using experience and initiative. The post holder will work independently to provide secretarial and administrative office function, adhering to ABUHB policies and procedures.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.
Typing of correspondence, clinic letters and discharge summaries accurately and within time limits set by departmental standards, thus requiring a high degree of keyboard skills, medical terminology and secretarial procedures to include:
- Audio/copy typing any other correspondence as required.
- Correspondence, letters and discharge summaries can relate to all aspects of medicine and a good knowledge of medical terminology is necessary. This will sometimes involve typing letters of a distressing nature.
Manage and maintain consultants diary and arrange meetings as and when required.
Provide secretarial support to the Consultant, team and the provision of general support throughout the department as and when necessary. The provision of support to specialist nurses as and when required.
Ensuring any urgent correspondence (i.e. patient referrals, emails etc.) are dealt with immediately and that where necessary the patient is contacted directly with regard to urgent clinic appointments or admissions.
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.
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