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.Ward Administrator - Long Day
The Division of Urgent Care, Planned Care and Allied Clinical Services are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to the post of Band 3 Ward Administrator to join our patient focused team. This post is part-time (22.5 hours per week for a 7 month fixed term contract from 1st November 2018 covering maternity leave. You will work part-time by working 2 long day shifts (1 x 8 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. and 1 x 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.) per 4 week rota period. The service covers 365 days a year so weekend and bank holiday working is a requirement. A normal 4 week rota period will include 2 weekend or bank holiday shifts (please see sample rota in the Job Description).
You will be the first point of contact on the ward for patients, staff and visitors therefore you will wear a uniform. You will be responsible for accurately maintaining the activity data on the patient information management systems. You will book patient transport, order the ward stocks, place bookings for agency staff and generally assist the Ward Manager to ensure the smooth-running of the ward. This role is essential to ensuring a positive patient experience throughout their stay.
You will have an excellent understanding of and currently be successful in meeting the needs and demands of working with the general public whilst remaining calm under pressure. Previous NHS administrative and customer care experience within a hospital environment is advantageous, however experience in a customer facing role within other businesses in the public sector may suffice.
You will be a well-organised team-player with excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess a polite and helpful telephone manner. You should be computer literate with experience of the Microsoft Suite of applications including Outlook, Word and Excel and you will hold EDCL or MOST certification (or equivalent). You should be educated to GCSE level including A-C grades in English.
Experience of using PIMS (Admissions\Discharges\ Transfers) and Sunrise \ EPR is advantageous.
The selection process will include whether or not you meet the essential criteria in the Person Specification in the first instance. Therefore you should consider the Person Specification and Job Description closely.Interviews will take place on the 25th and 26th September 2018.
Please note that the closing date of 24th August 2018 given is a guide as we reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.
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