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Band 3 - Booking Scheduler, Respiratory

Band 3

Main area
Medicine
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
360-A-9768
Department name
West Herts - General Staffing
Site
Chest Medicine
Town
Watford
Salary
£20,771 - £22,199 pa inc HCA
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/04/2021 23:59

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust!

Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park. As well as this, the trust – which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) – is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

 

Job overview

Band 3 - Booking Scheduler, Respiratory

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Respiratory Medicine based at Hemel Hempstead General Hospital, part of West Hertfordshire NHS Trust for a Booking scheduler to join our current team.

The department is responsible for providing Respiratory services to Hertfordshire. The department is recently expanded its portfolio due to increasing activity and population growth.

 

Main duties of the job

You will need to be able to use your own initiative, work creatively, be able to work both a part of a team and individually. You also need to be forward thinking, well organised, flexible and have a positive attitude towards change.

We offer a supportive, exciting and challenging work environment. We are committed to development of our staff and will endeavour to support any additional training needs in order to fulfil the role more effectively.

Working hours: Monday to Friday (full time)

Working for our organisation

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park. As well as this, the trust – which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) – is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities if you need help please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To register patient details on the patient administration system, ensuring a high level of data accuracy.

To track and manage referrals that require grading from the Consultants by managing a referral system.

To regularly validate the weekly Patient Tracking Log (PTL) for the designated specialties by tracking, booking and closing patient’s episodes and pathways where appropriate, ensuring that all new patients are booked according to current waiting time targets and the PTL is complete by the monthly/weekly deadline. 

To update and submit weekly feedback on the PTL to the Administration Managers and Assistant Divisional Manager.

To prioritise, book and change appointments on both PAS and the Choose & Book System on a daily basis according to clinical urgency and 2WW/RTT targets. Ensure that all patient referrals received as a 2 week wait basis or Urgent are booked according to WHHT and national policy. To highlight any referrals that require urgent attention and deal with them promptly; this may involve discussions with the medical/divisional teams directly to arrange where the patient needs to be booked.

Person specification

Your application will be scored against the person specification

Essential criteria
  • Please see attached Job Description
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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jessica Saxon
Job title
Service Coordinator
Email address
jessica.saxon1@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Watford Hospital
Vicarage Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD18 0HB
Telephone
01923 217508
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