County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
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An opportunity has arisen for a medical secretary within Obstetrics & Gynaecology based at Bishop Auckland Hospital. Operating in a team the post holder will provide an efficient and effective secretarial and administrative service within Obstetrics & Gynaecology. It is essential that you have experience of audio typing and microsoft packages. A flexible, pro-active team player is required. You will also have excellent organisational and communication skills and be able to work under pressure and to deadlines.
Main duties of the job
Provides secretarial support to both clinical and non-clinical staff
Liaises with other departments
Deals with queries from patients, visitors and staff
If you are being interviewed you must accept an interview slot in the system to continue, even if you have arranged with the manager
You must be able to produce ALL certificates stated essential in the person specification or you will not be able to complete pre-employment checks
We provide hospital services from two acute sites - Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham. We have a centre for planned care in Bishop Auckland and provide care from community hospitals in Chester-le-Street, Shotley Bridge, Barnard Castle, Sedgefield and Weardale as well as over 80 other community based settings and providing care in patients' homes.
We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented
We are unable to offer sponsorship for roles that do not require a professional registration, to apply you must have Right to Work in the United Kingdom. If you are in the UK on a VISA please ensure you have no restrictions that would prevent you from taking this post
Full Job Descriptions can be found in the adverts supporting documents
This role will liaise with medical secretaries/admin staff and a wide range of medical, nursing and allied health professionals within the Trust and outside agencies. You will speak to patients and relatives over the telephone externally, acting as a focal point of contact for all general enquiries concerning the work of the clinical team.
Liaise with GPs, patients, medical, nursing and support services within the Trust in a courteous and professional manner.