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Medical Secretary

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Maidstone, United Kingdom £21,892 - £24,157 pa pro rata
Permanent & Full-time NHS_BUxoWC3uETD4

Medical Secretary

Job Reference: 359-CH8650

Employer: Department: Oncology Location: Maidstone Hospital, Maidstone Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 pa pro rata

Would you like to join teams who are committed to providing a high quality service for patients within our Directorate? Are you enthusiastic, flexible and well-motivated?

The Kent Oncology Centre has a vacancy for a Medical Secretary, based at Maidstone Hospital.

You will be part of a dedicated team, committed to delivering a high standard of service to cancer patients. Key responsibility will involve acting as a Medical Secretary for Consultant Oncologists. Key tasks include audio typing, managing and maintaining the diary, updating patient records with correspondence and results and using effective communication skills to liaise with patients, their families and medical, nursing and other administrative staff as necessary; full training will be given.

You will be required to deal with highly confidential and sensitive information and therefore compliance with patient confidentiality is essential at all times. Excellent communication, attention-to-detail and computer skills are required to be able to provide an optimum level of service delivery.

For any further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Faith Ezugwu on 01622 227435.

We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients. We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment. We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We have 78 nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognising and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics

Closing Date: Saturday 17th October 2020

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameFaith EzugwuJob titleCAU Team LeadEmail addressfaith.ezugwu@nhs.netTelephone number01622 227435

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We support staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act to eliminate discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with protected characteristics.

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