Medical Secretary

Recruiter
MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£10.50 per hour
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Part Time
Meridian Health are currently recruiting for a part time Medical Secretary to work in the Cheltenham area. The position is required to assist with a back log of work- mainly digital dictation and booking appointments. This role will be ad hoc cover for back log and holiday cover.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To provide a complete medical secretarial service including word processing, filing, audio typing, photocopying and the composition of letters. To provide a fast and accurate copy and audio typing service to the department, producing clinic letters and other documents.

Preparing and organising papers for meetings, attending and taking notes when necessary.

To liaise with Nurses, Doctors and other members of the multi - disciplinary team including Inpatient & Outpatient Bookings teams to provide a quality service for the patients.

To work as part of a team sharing responsibility for the smooth running of the post.

To provide a first point of contact, answering all telephone inquiries, taking and relaying messages in a polite and helpful manner, and using own judgement to establish the priority of issues and taking action as appropriate. To arrange patient appointments when necessary.

To assist with the smooth running of the consultant's diary and organise meetings as appropriate.

To deal with incoming correspondence, using initiative as appropriate.

To develop and maintain computerised and manual filing systems.

To ensure discharge summaries are completed in a timely manner

To make best use of information technology, i.e. Windows Software and to be involved with the changing technology as this becomes available.

To maintain an efficient system for the tracing of health records and X-rays.

To provide secretarial cover across the directorate as directed.

To be flexible to the needs of the Trust.

To assist in the induction of new staff as directed.

Where appropriate may be responsible for ordering stationery and other office supplies as efficiently as possible.


Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.