Medical Secretary (Colorectal)

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
12 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019

Job Description

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.

Full Time Medical Secretary (37.5 hours a week)

(Monday - Friday)

We are looking for an experienced Medical Secretary to join our busy surgical team here at King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill. The successful candidate will have a good general education with GCSE in English at Grade A-C (or equivalent). They will have the ability to provide a full and comprehensive Secretarial service for their respective Colorectal Surgeons and Registrars, along with a keen eye for detail and the ability to multitask. To be able to fulfil this role you must possess intermediate to advanced skills using I.T. packages including knowledge of EPR and PIMS.

The post holder will be expected to exercise initiative, prioritise conflicting work demands and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with the consultants, multi-disciplinary team, internal and external colleagues to ensure continuity in achieving excellence in patient care. Our Secretaries play an instrumental part in the smooth running of the department; therefore, a positive attitude, commitment to supporting the service and be actively involved with cross cover and a flexible approach to the role is essential. A willingness to learn and develop skills will be positively encouraged.

Full training will be provided for this specific role but candidates are required to have a well-rounded knowledge of administrative procedures and King’s values.

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The post will close on 23rd October 2019 or when a sufficient number of suitable applications are received.

Interviews will take place on w/c 28th October 2019

For further information, please contact Cassandra Blackett (Assistant Service Manager) via email on Apply with the subject header: Medical Secretary Post

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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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