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Receptionist

Job Reference: 175-2122-2-WRD2950

Employer:
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Admin Wards
Location:
Royal Papworth Hospital Cambridge Biomedical Campus Cambridge
Salary:
£18,546 to £19,918 pa

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital, treating around 50,000 patients each year. We are located in a new, purpose-built hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.

Founded as a tuberculosis colony in 1918, Royal Papworth Hospital has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation. Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, the hospital now performs more heart, heart-lung and lung transplants each year than any other UK centre.

In addition to transplantation, Royal Papworth Hospital has the UK’s largest Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC) and is one of five UK centres providing Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) to patients experiencing severe respiratory failure. It is also the only centre in the UK for a number of specialist services including Pulmonary Endarterectomy and Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA).

In October 2019, we became the first trust to be rated ‘outstanding’ in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led). We are committed to providing a positive, supportive experience for all of our staff.

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Receptionist
Band 2 - £18,546 - £19,918
Full time – 37.5 hours

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Ward Clinical Administration Team under the Operations Directorate. The role involves following departmental standard operating procedures to provide a patient focused, high quality, efficient and complete administrative support service to enable efficient patient flow through the ward areas.

The key duties of the role are to assist with the coordination of patient activity through the wards by the completion of designated admission. This includes following trust standards for meeting and greeting patients and recording information on the Lorenzo system and escalating any delays to the Patient Flow Facilitator. As well as assisting the ward team by request/book hospital transport for eligible patients.

You will need basic keyboard skills and an aptitude for using a variety of IT systems together with a degree of flexibility with your working hours. You will be working as part of a team and play an important part in providing administrative support to clinical areas.

In return we offer excellent terms and conditions, broad training opportunities and pleasant working conditions.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible and able to prioritise. Previous NHS experience is desirable though not essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Applicants should be willing to work in a challenging environment with the ability to work as part of a team.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Deniz Dalsar, Clinical Admin Team Leader via email or call 01223 638653.

Closing Date: 3rd December 2021
Interviews: 9/10th December 2021

 




** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, extensive retail discount scheme, subsidised restaurant, staff recognition and award scheme, membership options at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym), salary sacrifice 'cycle to work' and 'car' scheme, enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses, career progression opportunities, flexible working

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

In submitting an application form you authorise Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.



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