Transcription Typist

Transcription Typist Luton, East of England, England

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time Luton, East of England, England 22816 - 24336 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

The Transcription Team, based at Luton, are looking for fast, accurate typists to join their friendly team.

This post requires the post holder to provide an efficient and comprehensive transcription typist service, using the Bighand digital dictation system, to various departments within the Trust and their Clinical and Nursing teams. The post requires the ability to work on your own initiative, but support is always available from the Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor.

The posts (substantive and bank) will be part time and based in the Transcription Office and the Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

1. Digital dictation.

2. Typing and checking of letters at speed from dictation

3. Validate each dictation to ensure the patient details are correct by cross referencing the profiling window with the dictation.

4. To recognise inconsistencies and anomalies

5. Maintain folders in date and time order

6. Observing strict patient confidentiality

7. To be aware of Departmental Health and Safety requirements.

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A&E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Please review all documents attached to this advert to ensure you familiarize yourself with all requirements of the job.

JOB SUMMARY

To provide an excellent standard of typing to Clinicians and Nurses within various Medical Specialities. This post requires the post holder to provide an efficient and comprehensive transcription typist service to various departments within the Trust and its Clinical and Nursing teams, ensuring that the work is prioritised according to the ever-changing demands of the service. The post requires the ability to work on your own initiative, however support is always available from the Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. To provide an efficient transcription service. This will be audio typing from digital dictation. The job will require typing and checking of letters at speed from dictation and other tasks associated with the production and circulation of clinical correspondence.
1. To validate each dictation to ensure the patient details are correct by cross referencing the profiling window with the dictation.
1. To recognise inconsistencies and anomalies with dictations and escalate to the Transcription Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor.
1. To maintain folders in date and time order unless otherwise instructed.
1. Observing strict confidentiality in all matters concerning patients and visitors.
1. Demonstrating and explaining practices and procedures to new, less experienced staff.
1. To be aware of Departmental Health and Safety requirements.
1. To carry out any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Supervisor/Manager commensurate with grade

Transcription Typist
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

www.england.nhs.uk
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
5001 to 10000 Employees
Company - Public
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