Clinical Secretary (Ophthalmology)

University, NORTHERN IRELAND | 10 months | Deadline: 20 Dec 2019
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Job Summary

Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)

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Job Description

Location:  University Hospital Hairmyres G75 8RG Grade:  Band 3
Category:  Administrative Services Salary:  Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Contract:  FixedTerm Duration: Fixed-term or Secondment
Region:  Lanarkshire Hours: 18.75 (Afternoons)
Job type: NotSpecified Date posted:  06 Dec 2019
Ref:  011403 Closing date:  20 Dec 2019
Surgical and Critical Care (UHH) ,Acute Services - University Hospital Hairmyres

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Part Time, Fixed Term

Please note this is a part time post and the salary for this position will be pro-rata

This post is fixed term to 31 March 2021

Provide comprehensive administrative support to a team of clinicians, enabling clinicians to operate effectively and efficiently. Work in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Type dictated clinical letters (discharges, clinic follow up, onward referrals, legal reports etc) and clinical notes. Type meeting minutes when appropriate. Prioritise work to meet agreed service standards.

Organise clinical activity for clinicians and re-arrange activities when required (eg. out-patient clinics, operating lists). Support theatre scheduling as required.

Follow up administrative tasks requested by clinicians, such as booking appointments, arranging investigative tests, chasing up diagnostic results etc. Anticipate problems (eg. clashing appointments, delays in results being available) and take appropriate action

SVQ level 2 qualification or equivalent experience
Understanding of medical terminologyEvidence of effective team working and dealing with change
Evidence of strong communication skills with patients, clinicians and colleagues.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Liza Campbell, Ophthalmology Co-ordinator on 01355 584211.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Suzanne Bowman, Recruitment Administrator on 01698 377880.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.
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