Medical Secretary Band 3

Posted 17 May by Your World Healthcare

Medical Secretary Band 3

Location: Basildon

Type of role: Temporary

Pay Rate: £9 per hour paye or £10.35 per hour umbrella

Duration of the role: This is temporary role for 3 months and likely to be longer

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday working the following shift options:

8:00am -4:00pm

8:30am - 4:30pm

9:00am -5pm

The client would flexible with the working hours above but would need 37.5 hours covered.

The job role will include the following:

  • To type patient letters, discharge summaries and general correspondence as dictated by the clinical team with use of the digital dictation system to a high degree of speed and accuracy and to action the outcomes of the correspondence timely. This will be a 50 to 70% medical audio typing role
  • To carry out diary management for named consultant(s)
  • To answer all incoming telephone calls and emails from patients, carers and other healthcare professionals in an efficient manner, referring onto other departments and agencies as appropriate.
  • Ensure all investigation results are readily available to the clinical staff and once signed and acted upon, filed correctly in the medical case notes.
  • Support team members to deliver relevant work objectives through offering guidance and advice and assisting with training of new staff as appropriate.
  • Audio typing of all correspondence from audiotape or dictation for the Consultants and their teams within set deadlines.
  • Responsible for making patients' appointments and arranging admissions to the wards and for informing the patients of arrangements made.
  • Responsible for providing a full secretarial service to the Consultant and his/her team.
  • To be responsible in managing own workload and assisting other medical secretaries to provide a full secretarial service to other Consultants

Required skills

  • Audio Typing
  • General Admin
  • Secretarial
  • Typing

Application questions

Do you have good medical knowledge?
Have you done a similar role previously?
Are you available right away?
Do you have good audio typing speed?
Do you have good concentration?

Reference: 35170197

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