Health Records Officer

    Bedford Hospital
    Admin/ Secretarial / PA
    Full time
    £20,330 - £21,777 per annum
    Job description

    Applicants are invited to join a team undertaking a range of tasks ensuring the accurate coding of patient pathways including appointments, diagnoses, treatments and operative procedures. The post holder will be required to work strictly within the Government’s Access targets ensuring the accurate administration of patients pathway. Duties will include, managing the collection and input of vital data onto a computerised system and keeping all patient information accurate and up-to-date.

    Knowledge of patient record systems/data bases with proven experience, plus previous admin/clerical experience. Ideally you will have a knowledge of the 18 week Referral to Treatment pathway. Applicants should ideally have experience of healthcare services.

    Well-developed Interpersonal skills – able to converse in a positive manner at all levels. Be dependable with a flexible attitude to work and able to work on your own initiative. You must possess strong organisational skills, be able to deliver objectives within an agreed timeframe, excellent people and communication skills to maintain effective communication links, and have a flexible approach to the evolving needs of the service. It is essential that you possess excellent keyboard skills and experience of administering data bases.

    It is an exciting time to join the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We run two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Our 7,500 staff provide high quality care for a growing population of around 700,000 across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas.

    Closing date: 30/11/2021
    How to apply