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Medical Records Clerk / Document Scanner

NHS AfC: Band 2

Main area
Medical Records
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
347-3788430
Site
Southport
Town
Southport
Salary
£18,546 - £19,918 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
30/01/2022 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.

The Government have announced their intention to introduce the need for mandatory COVID vaccinations for frontline patient facing roles (and those staff working in patient areas). This will come into effect from 1st April 2022. This role may be in scope and as such if you are appointed it is likely that your COVID vaccination status (or proof of any exemption) will form part of your pre-employment checks. If you would like further information on the vaccine and for ways to book this please visit www.nhs.uk    

Job overview

We are looking to recruit 2 Clerical Officers in the Medical Records Library at Southport Hospital, however you may be required to work across the trust.

The successful applicants will be responsible for dealing with telephone requests for case notes and locating and providing case-notes for all emergency admissions, clinics as well as the re-filing of all case-notes back into the department.

Main duties of the job

Other general clerical duties will also be undertaken as required. The Medical Records department is currently in the process of changing from a paper record to an electronic record. 

You must:
• You should have excellent keyboard skills and knowledge of the Hospital Medway system.
• Ideally have some experience working within a Medical records department.
• Good communication and telephone skills and the ability to work independently are also essential.

Working for our organisation

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The role is 37.5 hours per week (including Weekend & Bank Holiday cover)

Please see job description for further information

Advertised Date - 14 January 2022

Closing Date - 30 January 2022

Shortlisting Date – 2 February 2022

Interview Date - 10 February 2022

Please note this advert may close early if sufficient applications are received

The Government have announced their intention to introduce the need for mandatory COVID vaccinations for frontline patient facing roles (and those staff working in patient areas). This will come into effect from 1st April 2022. This role may be in scope and as such if you are appointed it is likely that your COVID vaccination status (or proof of any exemption) will form part of your pre-employment checks. If you would like further information on the vaccine and for ways to book this please visit www.nhs.uk    

Person specification

Education & Qualification

Essential criteria
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent experience
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Data –entry experience and light typing skills

Key Skill

Essential criteria
  • Good Understanding of confidentiality
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Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Martin Graham
Job title
Deputy Medical Records
Email address
martingraham@nhs.net
Telephone number
01704 704564
Additional information

Diane Davidson via 01704704564 or dianedavidson1@nhs.net