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Medical Secretary

  • Location:

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £9.5 - £11.00 per hour

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    16/06/22 16:26:50

Job Description

Are you a secretary looking for a new role?
Do you have experience in the medical industry?
Do you wish to work for the most recognised name in its field?
If the answer is yes, then Brook Street has the perfect opportunity for you!

Job Role - Medical Secretary
Location - Lincoln
Rate of pay - £9.50 - £11.00 (experience dependant)
Hours - Monday to Friday: core hours between 0800 - 1800
Duration: 3 months (possible extension)

Ideal Candidate Qualities/Experience:
" Recent Medical Secretarial experience
" Knowledge of medical terminology
" Knowledge of PAS
" Knowledge of 18-week RTT pathway
" Ability to complete tasks accurately and efficiently
" Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload to achieve deadlines
" Good written and verbal communication skills
" Ability to communicate and work in a team
" Competent Microsoft Word User
" Awareness and Knowledge of the dignity in care agenda.
" Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework:
o Patient Centred
o Safety
o Compassion
o Respect and
o Excellence

Desirable Qualities Include:

" Medical secretary qualifications
" Shorthand minimum 90 wpm
" 4 GCSE Grade C or equivalent
" NVQ III or equivalent
" AMSPAR - Medical Terminology Certificate
" Stage 1 - Management Development or equivalent
" D32/33 Assessor Award or equivalent

Roles & Responsibilities:
" Ensures a comprehensive secretarial and administrative service is provided to the medical staff and their supporting team
" Provides cover for colleagues in their absence to maintain service levels
" Notifies the Specialty Co-ordinator of any booking rule changes so that clinics and theatres are updated
" Co-ordinates the elective access process with the Elective Access Clerk and ensures that all available capacity is used
" Highlights current & future capacity problems (e.g. when referrals rise or case mix changes) to managers & clinicians
" Works with the Specialty Co-ordinators regularly to ensure the whole of the patient pathway runs smoothly with minimal delays ensuring the Trust achieves locally and nationally agreed standards
" Actively manages patient waiting lists and ensures patient pathways are updated to minimise validation backlogs and data quality issues
" Regularly validates to ensure data quality


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