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Job summary

Main area
General Surgery
Band 4
Fixed term: 6 months (Secondment opportunity)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Cornwall Hospital
£23,949 - £26,282 pa pro rata
Salary period
07/12/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Medical Secretary / Inpatient Booker

Band 4



Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to build and develop the administrative team to provide a brilliant service and support the General Surgery Department. 

We are seeking a dynamic, well-organised, and pro-active administrator. You will need a working knowledge of all key IT systems.

Main duties of the job

You should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a good eye for detail, and be a true team player. The ability to organise and prioritise work under pressure so as to meet strict deadlines is an essential feature of this job and ensure early escalation of any potential problems.

If you enjoy working as part of a dedicated team, have a flexible approach and a professional attitude, and meet the requirements of the person specification we would like to hear from you.

This is a fixed term post for six months, working 37.5 hours per week .


Working for our organisation

Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target.  All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Ability to formulate and implement solutions to areas of concern with regard to waiting list accuracy and/or compliance with NHS targets.

 Experience of waiting list management and understanding of local and national targets and RTT.

.Ability to deal distressing situations.

 Medical Secretary experience, particularly audio-typing and medical terminology.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Two GCSE’s (or equivalent) at level ‘C’ or grade 4 Maths and English.


Essential criteria
  • Previous NHS experience. Knowledge of Medical Terminology.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working in an Acute NHS Service Provider.

Skills / Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Advanced keyboard skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge and use of IT systems used within the hospital. E.g. PAS, & Other IT applications such Maxims, Excel, National Spine and Care Plus.


Essential criteria
  • AMSPAR / City & Guilds Medical Secretary

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sue Parkyn
Job title
Clinical Admin Lead
Email address
Telephone number
07826 871674
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