Medical Secretary - General Surgery and Major Trauma

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
16 Jan 2020
14 Feb 2020

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 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

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, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

We are looking for an experienced Medical Secretary to join our busy Major Trauma and General Surgical team 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 Consultants 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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  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
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Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

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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