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Medical Secretary - Electrophysiology and POTS

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Denmark Hill, London, United Kingdom £26,365 - £28,988 per annum, inc HCA
Permanent & Full-time NHS_ZKkMdQGkRj0z

Medical Secretary - Electrophysiology and POTS

Job Reference: 213-NC-5280

Employer: Department: Cardiology Location: Denmark Hill, London Salary: £26,365 - £28,988 per annum, inc HCA

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary's Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Medical Secretary to join a dynamic team within the Cardiology Department working in the Electrophysiology & POTS Service.

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of an efficient administration and secretarial service to consultants and their team within a clinical unit. You will be responsible for the management of the Clinical Director's diary. You will liaise with the multidisciplinary team, internal departments and external agencies to ensure continuity in achieving excellence in patient care.

The post holder will be expected to possess both excellent time management and planning skills, acting independently ensuring that daily tasks and ongoing workloads are prioritised. They will have the ability to work under pressure and exercise judgement when dealing with tasks. The post holder will ensure confidential and sensitive information in relating to patients is kept secure, and follows the policies and procedures for the department and the Trust. It is expected that you will proactively assist in maintaining high standards and professional practice.

You will support the Department in ensuring the National 18 week RTT Programme and the Elective Access policy aims to ensure that all patients referred for care at King's are treated efficiently, effectively, and in a timely manner appropriate to their clinical condition and RTT management is in line with national guidance, access targets, and the best standards of patient care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Heather Madurai

Job titleAssistant Service Manager for Cardiovascular Surgery

Email address heather.madurai@nhs.net

Telephone number 020 3299 1070

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