Ward Clerk - AMU
St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Do you have experience in a healthcare environment? Are you computer literate with a knowledge ofhospital IT systems? Then our ward clerkopportunity may be what you are looking for.
We are looking for someone to join us in the Acute Medical Division on Richmond, a 51 bedded Acute Medical unit incorporating an 15 bedded Acute Dependency Unit and a Consultant led Ambulatory Assessment Unit with Nurse Practitioner clinics. We care for patients with a variety of medical conditions in a fast turnover environment.
We are looking for someone who is friendly, organised and pays attention to detail.You will have excellent spoken and written communication skills and be computer literate.
Please note that the role involves working shifts as part of a team of admin staff covering reception between 07:30-12 midnight, 7 days a week.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will need to act as the initial point of contact for patients, visitors and callers to the ward ensuring their needs are met promptly and politely. Additionally the postholder will need to assist the ward staff in the smooth running of the ward by taking responsibility for the routine, administrative aspects of the ward organisation.
With nearly 9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, St George's Hospital is the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.
The main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.
As well as acute hospital services, St Georges Hospital provides a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across south west London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.
The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases.
Please see attached the job description for more details on the main responsibilities for this role.