An exciting opportunity has arisen to increase our administration team within the Derbyshire Pathology Business Unit. We are currently recruiting a part time Clerical Officer to provide comprehensive, flexible and highly efficient support to the department using a range of knowledge and skills.

We offer an exciting and varied role with lots of opportunities to develop the successful candidate.

You will be working alongside Pathway Team Leaders, Medical Secretaries, Consultants and various other clinical and non-clinical staff to provide a high standard of administrative support across disciplines within the department.

Successful applicants will need a broad range of administrative skills in particular:

  • Previous experience of working in an administrative role
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • A good standard of customer care skills
  • Confident and polite telephone manner
  • Processing data/information..
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and using various IT systems
If you have the skills, enthusiasm and ambition to join our team we would like to hear from you.
  • To act as first line contact in response to customer enquiries for patient results and other general enquiries.
  • To response to all enquiries in a polite and helpful manner, directing enquiries where appropriate.
  • The accurate and timely input of patient details and testing information onto the laboratory computer system.
  • To contact requesting sources when patient information is incomplete or ambiguous.
  • To phone, when instructed, abnormal or urgent results back to the requesting source.
  • To interrogate the hospital Lorenzo/ICM system, as required, for additional patient information to ensure the accuracy of data entered onto the laboratory computer system.
  • The accurate and timely distribution of all laboratory reports back to their requesting source.
  • To follow all stated Standard Operating Procedures within the section.
  • To maintain standards of confidentiality, security and safety in line with national and local guidelines.
  • To file completed requests for later retrieval.
  • To discard old requests appropriately to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • To input results of work referred to other hospitals onto the laboratory computer system prior to authorisation of the report by a senior member of staff.
Closing date of applications: 27th November 2022

Interview date: 07th December 2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes
Key Facts about our Trust:
  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
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