20 Sep

Administrative Assistant Fracture Liaison Service Jobs Vacancy at East Lancashire Hospitals Clitheroe

Position
Administrative Assistant Fracture Liaison Service
Company
East Lancashire Hospitals
Location
Clitheroe ENG
Opening
20 Sep, 2017 28 days ago

East Lancashire Hospitals Clitheroe urgently required following position for Administrative Assistant Fracture Liaison Service. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Administrative Assistant Fracture Liaison Service Jobs Vacancy at East Lancashire Hospitals Clitheroe Jobs Details:

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

The Fracture Liaison Service provides an assessment service for adults over 50 years of age in East Lancashire who have suffered a fragility fracture. The Fracture Liaison Nurses are based at Pendle Community Hospital and use Fracture Clinic lists at Royal Blackburn and Burnley General Hospitals to identify patients and provide face to face or telephone assessment. The primary aim of the service is to prevent further fractures by completing an assessment of bone health and falls risk, providing advice, support and evidence based interventions. The Fracture Liaison nurses carry out and refer for any other investigations/interventions as necessary e.g. blood tests and DEXA scans (using CRIS system) to identify osteoporosis.

The post holder will be based at Pendle Community Hospital but could be asked to work on other sites to meet the needs of the service. The post holder will have a specific responsibility for providing general and advanced admin and clerical support to the Fracture Liaison Team and Falls Team.

Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential, together with the ability to work as part of the team and on own initiative. The post requires a self-motivating individual with a pro-active approach to administration and patient contact.

Candidates must have experience of working on basic Microsoft applications, as this is essential to the role, and knowledge of systems such as EMIS is advantageous. They must also be able to create and maintain databases within the team and across other services as required.

Duties will include managing patient referrals into the service, inputting patient information onto EMIS, maintaining confidential patient records and staff personal files whilst carrying out general administrative duties. Typing and processing of correspondence, reports and other documents will also be required as will dealing with incoming and outgoing post, ensuring that it is dealt with effectively, efficiently and promptly.

You will be expected to work within the Trust’s policies and procedures, dealing confidently and confidentially with members of the public and directing to the correct department.

Maintaining appropriate filing systems, accurate record keeping, archiving, production and upkeep of databases will also be essential.

The candidate must be motivated, enthusiastic and hold the ability to deal with the workload in a detached and professional manner, maintaining confidentiality in all aspects of duty including patient information and staff personal data. They will assist in maintaining accurate records and statistical data as required. Therefore they must have strong attention to detail in order to maintain an accurate effective database, essential information and provide statistical data in accordance with guidelines.

The candidate must be able to work as part of a team, communicate well with managers, colleagues and the general public particularly in respect of sensitive issues. They will have the ability to adapt to changing environment and changing methods of working using initiative. Finally they must be able to multitask whilst working in a busy office environment and dealing with frequent interruptions.

Please note that the salary advertised is for full time hours. If this post is less than 37.5 hours per week, the salary will be pro-rata.

This vacancy may close before the closing date if the recruiting manager deems sufficient applications have been received. Therefore it is advised to complete your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to improving the working lives of our staff and operates a 'Zero Tolerance' policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. In addition, our aim is to help protect children and vulnerable adults by providing a first-class service to the recruitment of people into positions of trust.

Reasonable Adjustments: Support is available to candidates with disabilities when applying for vacancies. For more information on reasonable adjustments please contact our Recruitment Team by any of the following methods:
By telephone 01254 732075
or email admin.recruitment@elht.nhs.uk
or write to Employment Services, Parkview Offices, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH


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