Band 2 Medical Records Clerk
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Worthing
Part-time

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We are an ambitious organisation serving a population of more than 450,000 people across Chichester, Worthing and Shoreham.

In 2009 our Trust was formed as a result of merger, and since that time we have successfully forged a new, single organisation and demonstrated significant improvements in patient care with a clear focus on safety and quality - this work has recently been recognised with our authorisation as a Foundation Trust.

We are proud of these achievements and are now determined to turn a very good organisation into a great one. Our vision is summed up by the phrase, We Care, which underpins our efforts to deliver the best quality care for our local population and remain financially sustainable.

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Medical Records Department at Worthing Hospital is looking for a part time member of staff to complement the existing team in the Emergency Admissions team. This department is responsible for the maintenance, preparation and movement of patients’ casenotes as well as the administration of emergency admissions to the hospital. The Emergency Admissions team operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week The successful candidate will be flexible, motivated, possess good communication skills and knowledge of computer systems, particularly in data entry. Recent evidence of working in a clerical role is essential and evidence of working in a healthcare setting will be an advantage. This is a physical role and will involve a large amount of manual handling of casenotes. The shift pattern for this vacancy is 1 in 5 evenings (5pm – 10pm) including weekends and bank holidays. Previous applicants need not apply.

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Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit) Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

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