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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/08/2021.

Health Records Officer

Job Reference: 418-COR7934-JS

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Bedford Hospital, Bedford
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum, pro-rata

It is an exciting time to join the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We run two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Our 7,500 staff provide high quality care for a growing population of around 700,000 across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Applicants are invited to join a team undertaking a range of tasks ensuring the accurate coding of patient pathways including appointments, diagnoses, treatments and operative procedures. The post holder will be required to work strictly within the Government’s Access targets ensuring the accurate administration of patients pathway. Duties will include, managing the collection and input of vital data onto a computerised system and keeping all patient information accurate and up-to-date.

Knowledge of patient record systems/data bases with proven experience, plus previous admin/clerical experience. Ideally you will have a knowledge of the 18 week Referral to Treatment pathway. Applicants should ideally have experience of healthcare services.

Well-developed Interpersonal skills – able to converse in a positive manner at all levels. Be dependable with a flexible attitude to work and able to work on your own initiative. You must possess strong organisational skills, be able to deliver objectives within an agreed timeframe, excellent people and communication skills to maintain effective communication links, and have a flexible approach to the evolving needs of the service. It is essential that you possess excellent keyboard skills and experience of administering data bases.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Lynda Webb Job title Outpatient Manager Email address Telephone number 01234 792315 Additional contact information

Alternatively please contact Ellie Kealy, Outpatient Support Manager on 01234 730414

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community including people with disabilities.

All correspondence relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form.

For details of how the Trust will process your identifiable information please see the ‘Privacy Notices for Staff’ on the public website (see link at bottom of the Home Page) or ask a member of the Trust's Recruitment Team for a copy

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