Clerical Officer / Audio Typist - Ophthalmology Medical Secretaries
At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 9,500 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
The job is based within the Ophthalmology Admin Department at Burnley General Hospital. We are seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join a team of Band 4 Medical Secretaries to support them within their roles.
Main duties of the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Audio Typist to join a very busy Ophthalmology Department to support the medical secretaries with their clinic typing.
1 full time post - 37.5 hours Monday - Friday
Working for our organisation
East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust aims to deliver the highest quality care to its patients. We employ dedicated staff, some of which have won awards for their work and are internationally renowned. With the support of our staff and the public we have ambitious plans to continue to raise the standard of patient care and services throughout East Lancashire. The Trust offers care across three hospital sites and it is always responding to the changes in patients' needs, using state-of-the art facilities and equipment to treat three quarters of a million people each year.
Our vision is to provide the people of East Lancashire with the best up-to-date medical care, with respect, dignity and well being of all our patients at all times.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The main responsibilities of this role are to support the medical secretaries with their clinic typing. You will also be responsible for delivering and collecting case notes to and from Medical Records and Clinics. You will also be required to track in casenotes waiting to be typed and distribute casenotes to Medical Secretaries as necessary.
GCSE English Grade C or above
RSA/OCR 2 Typing or RSA/OCR work processing
RSA/OCR Audio typewriting/proven ability of equivalent level of skill
Clerical experience normally six months
Knowledge of medical terminology
Audio typing experience
Proven excellent communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
Ability to work to deadlines
Proven ability to keep information confidential
Ability to provide reasonable flexibility in working hours
- GCSE English at ‘C’ grade or above
- Keyboard Skills
- RSA/OCR Medical Audio-Typewriting
- RSA/OCR II Typewriting or RSA/OCR Word Processing
- RAS/OCR Audio Typewriting or proven ability of an equivalent level of skill
- Six months clerical experience
- Knowledge of medical terminology
- Audio-typewriting experience
- Proven communication skills
- Ability to work as a team member
- Able to work to deadlines
- Proven ability to keep information confidential
- Able to provide reasonable flexibility in terms of hours worked
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Melanie Horner
- Job title
- Admin Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01282 805796