Band 4 Medical Secretary

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £11.20 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Christine Thompson
Job ref MS_1617291463

Job description

Band 4 Medical Secretary

Based in Antrim



Part time.


The purpose of this job is to provide a high level degree of secretarial services to Consultant Medical staff and the team within the Northern Trust. The Postholder will be able to work on own initiative and to deadlines, prioritising any work with little or no supervision, with a substantial degree of accountability. The postholder will ensure appropriate communication with patients and outside organisations on behalf of the medical team.


  • Be responsible for dealing with incoming correspondence via post, telephone, email and fax, along with general enquiries from patients, GP's, other hospitals, etc and redirect/action as appropriate. Urgent referrals / red flag referrals should be brought to the immediate attention of the Consultant
  • To transcribe audio material for all patient related correspondence generated from outpatient clinics, in patient stay (including theatre lists and discharge summaries) and the resulting queries.
  • To transcribe audio material for all non-patient related correspondence from Consultant and team.
  • Locating of case notes within and outside the department, as required thereby supporting continuity of patient care.
  • Ensure the accurate filing of correspondence and results.
  • Compose correspondence on behalf of Consultant and medical staff relating to patient results, appointments, admissions and general advice.
  • Compose correspondence in own name e.g. when following up telephone queries with patients, miscellaneous queries etc.
  • Keep a day - to - day and admissions diary for Consultant providing appropriate reminders of schedule, either via electronic (email) system or paper, and take appropriate action on conflicting appointments.
  • Minute taking as and when required

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