The Division of Surgery and Cancer Services would like to invite applications for a Band 3 Medical Secretary within Ophthalmology.
The post will be based across sites at Doncaster (Mon-Wed) and Bassetlaw Hospital (Thurs- Fri)
This is a permanent, full time position supporting the Ophthalmology teams to ensure the smooth running of the offices.
The post holder will work as a Medical secretary team to provide effective and efficient support to clinical teams, maintaining robust systems in place for administrative management of patient pathways.
The post holder will be responsible for checking, monitoring and progressing all aspects of the patient pathway in line with clinical instruction and in accordance with national and local waiting times, liaising directly with the consultant and delegated members of the consultant team, using information reports to assist
They will have expert knowledge of the various patient pathways which include the 18 weeks Referral to Treatment (RTT) rules and ensure application of this knowledge, promoting best practice amongst peers and offering guidance for clinical teams. They will work closely with other members of the clinical admin teams, Team Leaders and the Data Quality Team to ensure consistent approaches are applied to RTT validation
They will have skills in all areas of administrative functions to enable them to support the patient pathway, using Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) to ensure that functions of the role are carried out correctly and consistently within given timescales
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshires leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 444,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.
Hosting three main hospital sites and a number of additional services, the Trust is one of only six Teaching Hospitals in Yorkshire and trains 25% of all medical students in the region, in addition to 30% of all other healthcare professional students.
A modern and forward-facing Trust employing over 6,600 members of staff, the hospital provides a full range of local hospital services across Doncaster Royal Infirmary in Doncaster, Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop, Montagu Hospital in Mexborough.
In February 2020, the Trust was rated Good by the Care Quality Commission, an accreditation which applies to the organisations four hospital sites.
Oversee all aspects of the patient pathway liaising as appropriate with other members of the clinical administration team for timely and accurate system recording, in line with clinical instruction and with national and local waiting time targets.