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Ward Clerk

Reference

PRI55760

Location

Priory Hospital Barnt Green

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£19,000.00

Hours

37.5

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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 Role Description

Reporting to the Ward Manager, the post holder is responsible for providing a comprehensive reception and administrative service to patients, visitors and ward staff to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the ward area. The role is an important part of the administrative team within the hospital.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet and greet visitors to the ward
  • Provide a prompt and efficient telephone response service on the ward
  • Ensure that all communication is within the boundaries of patient confidentiality, and seek guidance when unsure
  • Ensure the ward administration systems are in place, to support the clinical team
  • Prepare patient admission packs
  • Record patient admissions and discharges on the relevant IT systems
  • Arrange sick certificates for patients on admission and throughout their stay as required
  • Obtain patient records from other hospitals as required
  • Communicate with the Admissions team, Bed manager, Medical Secretaries and other colleagues regarding bed availability and related matters
  • Document information in accordance with Record keeping and GDPR standards
  • Order stationary and food supplies for the ward
  • Sort and process incoming and outgoing mail on the ward
  • Book patient transport as required
  • In liaison with site reception, provide a room booking service for the ward
  • Undertake photocopying, filing and archiving services
  • To maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protection Act – Update with GDPR& Priory Group policy

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

30/11/2021