Medical Secretary

NHS Professionals - Non-Clinical
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
Medical Secretary

Ipswich Hospital (Heath Rd, Ipswich IP4 5PD) Have a new temporary, full time placement for a Medical Secretary to come and join the Gastroenterology department.

Full Time

Monday-Friday 8-4

Band 3 £10.81

Key Responsibilities:

-Providing a flexible, comprehensive, and efficient secretarial and administrative service, managing PTL / referrals and other patient pathway related information identifying any deviation from expected planned progress, implementing solutions and highlighting by exception, cases that are not resolved to Lead Secretary in a timely manner to expedite the continuing care of patients.

-Training and developing junior administrative and clerical staff and apprentices to ensure all required competencies are achieved and sustained and introduction of new technology and processes are supported to deliver a responsive administrative and secretarial service.

-Undertake routine tasks on own initiative and support other team members to undertaking the full range of administrative and secretarial activities including (but not exclusively) the following:

Manage mail

-Manage dairies of consultants / other medical staff / clinicians to maximise effective time management

-Manage and maintain the admitted and diagnostic PTL escalating unresolved issues to Lead Secretary / Co-ordinator
  • Provide cross cover for colleagues to ensure continuity of service provision
  • Manage multiple tasks ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Adding waiting list entries to Lorenzo and sending out TCI letters

We are looking for:

Medical Secretary background.

Knowledge of Lorenzo, Big hand and Evolve.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -
  • Competitive Pay Rates- work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialties, saving the NHS over£70 millioneach year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.


Register today for various flexible working options and long-term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with the admin and clerical team on 03330 144354.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


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