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Registration Officer

Band 3

Main area
Health Records
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Job ref
320-TWS-BUR-0317-INT
Site
Queens Hospital Burton
Town
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£20,330 - £21,777 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
30/06/2022 23:59
Interview date
12/07/2022

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.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

The Health Records Department at QHB has an opportunity for a self motivated individual to join our Registration Team. You will be primarily working on the reduction of duplicate registrations in line with current legislation and guidance from the DOH. Also the amendment and maintenance of the systems Master Patient Index is of high priority in this role.

You must possess the ability to work on your own initiative and use discretion when required for decision making. An excellent communicator, you will have a good telephone manner and a high awareness of confidentiality, with the ability to prioritise your workload and remain diligent at all times. Evidence of working without supervision is essential.

The ideal candidate will have a GCSE in English or equivalent, and will be educated to NVQ Level 3 or have equivalent knowledge and experience.

 

Main duties of the job

Checking and amending patient demographic information for patients in Meditech and Lorenzo and ensuring information is accurate and up to date.

Registering patients and recording deaths on hospital systems, destruction or archive of paper records in line with current guidance and legislation.

Making decisions around retention of records and also potential merges of patient records in hospital computer systems

Closing date of applications: 30 June 2022

Interview date: 12 July 2022

 

Working for our organisation

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:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • 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

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person specification

Knowledge and training

Essential criteria
  • GCSE or equivalent in English
  • Decision making skills
  • Awareness of confidentiality

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Effective communication skills

Analytical and judgemental

Essential criteria
  • Well organised and able to prioritise work
  • Can work alone of as part of a team
  • Diligence

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Deb Huntington
Job title
Operational Co Ordinator
Email address
Deborah.huntington1@nhs.net
Telephone number
07384 914178
Additional information

Christine Eyre

Email: Christine.eyre@nhs.net

 

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
University Hospital of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Training Centre
Rehab Block
Level 3
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 786652 / 07385 367222