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Apprentice Medical Records Clerk

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Job summary

Medical Records Clerk Apprentice - studying toward Business Administration Level 3

Salary: £185 per week for the first 12 months. Months 13 - 19 National minimum wage (dependant on the age of apprentice)

Hours: 37.5 (to include study time for apprenticeship). Fixed-term for 19 months.

To succeed we are looking for someone who:
  • Is committed to delivering excellent service;
  • Holds the ability to learn to accurately and efficiently input and prepare patient records whilst adhering to policies and procedures;
  • Has experience of handling inbound telephone calls;
  • Has IT skills in relation to Microsoft packages including Word/Excel;
  • Shows evidence of working under pressure to tight deadlines and is able to deal with difficult situations e.g. late add ons to clinics, preparing paper documentation should there be a system failure, etc.
  • Has a good general education, ideally with Maths & English at GCSE (Grade C or above) or equivalent.

You will be understanding a Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship, which will be delivered by MK College. You will take part in interactive workshops and be assigned a tutor to support you throughout the programme.

Main duties of the job

As a Medical Records Clerk Apprentice, you will be helping to prepare patient files for outpatient clinics and day-case procedures, preparing documents for scanning, scanning of documents, collection and delivery of patient files throughout the hospital site, and dealing with telephone enquiries and working to strict timelines.

You will work as part of a team within Patient Access and once fully trained will provide expertise in the proactive management of the patient medical records.

About us

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible workingopportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Date posted

29 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£8,092 a year per annum, pro-rata

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

19 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

430-CORP543A-A

Job locations

Medical Records (Dept)

Milton Keynes

MK6 5LD

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To use visual display units and other technical equipment which may be located in the section.
  • To prepare files for use at Out-Patient Clinics or for Inpatient or Day Case stay in accordance with laid down instructions.
  • To deal with requirements for add-on clinics.
  • The collection and delivery of patient files around the hospital site.

Please refer to the Job Description for further details.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To use visual display units and other technical equipment which may be located in the section.
  • To prepare files for use at Out-Patient Clinics or for Inpatient or Day Case stay in accordance with laid down instructions.
  • To deal with requirements for add-on clinics.
  • The collection and delivery of patient files around the hospital site.

Please refer to the Job Description for further details.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Desirable

  • Good general education 3 GCSE 's Maths and English above C


Experience

Essential

  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Accuracy


Skills

Essential

  • Basic keyboard skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Punctual


Personal and people development

Essential

  • Ability to work within a team


Communication

Essential

  • Ability to communicate effectively


Specific requirements

Essential

  • Able to perform the duties of the post with reasonable aids and adaptations

Person Specification

Qualifications

Desirable

  • Good general education 3 GCSE 's Maths and English above C


Experience

Essential

  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Accuracy


Skills

Essential

  • Basic keyboard skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Punctual


Personal and people development

Essential

  • Ability to work within a team


Communication

Essential

  • Ability to communicate effectively


Specific requirements

Essential

  • Able to perform the duties of the post with reasonable aids and adaptations


Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Medical Records (Dept)

Milton Keynes

MK6 5LD

Employer's website

https://www.mkuh.nhs.uk/working-at-mkuh (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Medical Records (Dept)

Milton Keynes

MK6 5LD

Employer's website

https://www.mkuh.nhs.uk/working-at-mkuh (Opens in a new tab)

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