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Clinical Transcriptionist Full Time

at Northern Care Alliance NHS Group London in London (Published at 25-09-2021)

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group was created by bringing together staff and services from two NHS Trusts, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we?ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of over 19,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond ? come and take your place with us.

Job overview

A leading Foundation Trust, confirmed as being the best performing hospital in the North West and the second Trust nationally to receive a top accreditation for patient safety and quality.

Working within Dermatology Services you will provide a comprehensive transcriptionist / secretarial and administrative service to the clinical team. You will be an important part of the team, working in a rewarding environment.

This interesting and varied role requires the ability to work well on your own initiative whilst being committed to teamwork as you will need to work with others to meet the patients? needs.

Main duties of the job

You must possess good communication skills; have the ability to effectively work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative, proven organisational skills and a strong commitment to personal and professional development. The department is extremely busy; you must possess the ability to manage a variety of tasks and prioritize accordingly.

You must provide a strong commitment to improving patient services and ensuring the department continues to perform well in line with national patient measures. You will be responsible for implementing and managing systems for the office/team workload, ensuring work is completed within strict timescales.
Administratively supporting the medical secretaries, medical team & consultants, you will need excellent Audio-Typing experience, exercise your judgement and initiative based on experience and knowledge of arising problems and taking appropriate action to resolve situations.

Working for our organisation

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

Person specification


Essential criteria

  • OCR/RSA Text Processing Level 2 or equivalent

Desirable criteria

  • NHS / Healthcare experience

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Essential criteria

  • Able to produce letters, reports etc. using word-processing / audio-transcription

  • Experience of using Microsoft Office and other databases

  • Ability to prioritise workload on own initiative

  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of PAS systems

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.
All communications to applicants will be via the email address provided on your application form and all further correspondence will be through email, therefore please ensure that you regularly check your emails after the closing date for this post.
You are advised to check Spam and Junk folders as emails can sometimes go to these folders. Although references are not requested until a conditional offer is made, we would be grateful if you could provide us with email addresses for your referees when prompted by the application form.
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If you have any queries please contact the Manager for this vacancy as detailed in the advert.
This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ?unbroken? service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.

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