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Urology Secretary

Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Closes: 29 Oct 2020
Cosham, United Kingdom £19,737 to £21,142 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_0cSmTIL84Qdb

Urology Secretary

Job Reference: 192-SD-20-0956

Employer: Department: Urology Location: Cosham Salary: £19,737 to £21,142 per annum
Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust


Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust was rated good by the Care Quality Commission in its recent inspection report published in January 2020.

The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for patients and communities, through its five-year strategy 'Working Together'. In support of its strategy, in July 2020, the Trust became a university hospital, and will work to drive benefits for patients, colleagues and the local community by embedding research, education and training across the organisation.

The Trust's main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, which started life more than a century ago as a military hospital. Today it is one of the largest, modern hospitals on the south coast, with 1,200 beds housed in light, bright, infection resistant, en-suite wards. With a turnover of close to £600m, the Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. Some tertiary services are provided to a wider catchment in excess of two million people. The Trust employs over 7,300 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

Urology Secretary

Surgery and Outpatients divisions looking to appointment a secretary on a permanent basis to join the D Level Urology team.

We are looking for an experienced secretary to work within the Urology department provide comprehensive secretarial and administration support to the clinical team.We need a well organised individual who is highly motivated to join our busy team and who is committed to delivering a high quality service to our patients.

You will need to be flexible in your approach to meeting deadlines and like interaction with a wide variety of staff within the hospital.

Experience of RSA 3 (or equivalent) in typing/word processing and also audio typing is essential in this role.Medical secretarial experience, including support to a clinician and knowledge of medical terminology is also essential.You must be able to communicate effectively and have strong interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of hierarchies and disciplines.

This involves management of the Consultants' diaries to ensure the smooth running of the service, working in partnership with other hospital departments such as Anaesthetics, Theatres, Outpatients, General Practitioners, Patients, their relatives and other local Hospital Trusts.

You will co-ordinate the department surgical teams to ensure appropriate cover at all times on wards/in theatres and Outpatients to ensure maximum utilisation of time. You will also liaise with the IP and OP Waiting List Managers to ensure theatre lists and out patient clinics are covered where appropriate.

Closing date: 14/10/2020

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