Cambridge

Senior Clerk in Health Records

Job description          

There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 750,000 across North Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire. Health Records Department The Health Records team at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust provide a range of services across five different sites, ensuring that patient records are available, either physically or digitally, for the various patient appointments, procedures, audits, requests for information (both externally and internally) across the Trust. The Health Records Department currently has a vacancy for a full-time Health Records Senior Clerk on a Secondment or Fixed Term Contract for a period of 12 months. If you consider that you meet, and can fulfill the required criteria, we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the Health Records team. The successful applicant would be responsible for overseeing the team with a number of elements relating to the provision of case notes for clinics, inpatient admissions/day cases and other general requests.

A general level of education is essential, and experience in patient administration, handling of case notes and/or supervisory clerical experience within the last 12 months would be an advantage, but not essential as full training will be provided. Experience with filing systems, excellent organisation and communication skills plus a good level of computer skills are a must, as is working to tight deadlines and the ability to prioritise own workloads. Applicants should be aware that it can be a very manual role at times involving lots of lifting and moving of records in a dusty environment. Manual handling equipment is provided and each member of staff is required to undertake appropriate Manual Handling Training. Duties will be varied and include the development and monitoring of the departments training processes/procedures, dealing with inquiries and completing audits/reports using Excel and the Trust’s numerous computer systems including e-Track and Patient Administration Systems. Part of the role is to provide day to day operational support and training to members of the Health Records team in conjunction with the Senior Team Leader ensuring that all information regarding new processes and practices is disseminated in an appropriate and timely manner. Please note this post may involve occasional travel to all hospital sites including Peterborough and Stamford Hospital. For further details / informal visits contact: Sharon McKinnell, Assistant Health Records Manager on 01480 363525 or Annette Douglass, Senior Team Leader on 01480 416345.


As a larger organisation we have increased opportunities to enhance services, ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. For our staff this means they can experience a wide and varied career within the one organisation. We offer a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is recognised, respected and rewarded.
If the post you have applied for requires a DBS check or you are an existing member of staff transferring to a role which requires a DBS or higher level than held you will be charged for the cost of the check and will be deducted from your first months salary. The cost of the check is currently £50 for an enhanced check and £31 for a standard check reducing to £44 and £27 from 1st October. We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date should we receive sufficient applications. In submitting an application form, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed. This includes a check with the DBS Update Service where registered. Applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. .Our employee benefits include: excellent pension, maternity and sick pay schemes access to inhouse physiotherapy services family friendly working patterns subsidised restaurant & car parking retail & leisure discounts

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