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Medical Secretary

Reference

PRI27557

Location

Priory Hospital Blandford, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7HX

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£9023 per year - Part Time

Hours

18.75 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset, Shottsford House is opening in April as a specialist 12 bed Tier 4 CAMHS LD service. The accommodation at Shottsford House will provide single en-suite rooms for young people between the ages of 12 -18 who have a Learning Disability and Mental Health diagnosis. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and lead and develop this new specialist service.

Job Advert Role Description

The Role

•           Provides efficient and effective secretarial support to the Consultant Psychiatrist, including typing, telephone enquiries, diary management, arrangement of CPA’s/CTR’s, meeting and greeting visitors and other administrative tasks as appropriate.

•           Recognises the level of importance of particular enquiries, issues or callers and applies the appropriate prioritisation to ensure the highest level of service.

•           Ensures that all documentation is correctly filed, in order that financial, regulatory and other auditors can be satisfied via the efficient recovery of key documents of initial entry.

•           Updates patient details within Priory database systems, ensuring accuracy of all data input.

•           Handles all external and internal enquiries relating to the Consultant, directing queries as appropriate.

•           Generally, the role holder will work within existing procedures and processes, however, there will occasionally be the need for more adaptive thinking, particularly when dealing with patients, and their relatives etc.

Experience Required

  • The role holder should be educated to GCSE (Grades A-C) or equivalent standard, and should possess excellent keyboard skills and an intermediate level of proficiency for the standard range of office applications. An understanding of medical terminology is required, as are audio-typing abilities.
  • Experience within an administrative, customer service, clinical or other appropriate background.
  • A strong sense of responsibility & ownership
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent written and face to face communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude.

If you require any further information on the role, please contact SueHarms@Priorygroup.com

‘All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.’

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Medical_Secretary.pdf

Closing Date

31/05/2019