Location
Practice Plus Group Hospital Emersons Green
Specialism
Administration and Business Support
Advertising Salary
Up to £19674
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

To support the Hospital with regards to Funding restrictions with the NHS, and ensure compliance to policies before patients are able to be booked for surgery. To manage funding criteria and applications for all patients who require funding prior to treatment.

Scope of role

To provide a professional and patient focused administration role, supporting the clinical and administrative teams within the treatment centre and managing all funding applications and criteria based access for Emersons Green and Devizes patients.

Managerial Tasks

  • To prioritise own day to day workload.
  • To work without direct supervision
  • To provide a point of contact for patients, consultants and GPs.
  • To organise and manage an accurate filing system for patient notes.
  • To ensure that medical records are scanned to the clinical system according to current time standards.
  • Be responsible for the management of referrals where a clinical policy applies and funding is required prior to treatment.
  • Set up robust processes for the management of all funding applications and the management of the referrals.
  • Audit adherence to the clinical policies and work with the CCG’s to provide evidence of this.
  • Communicate effectively with the clinical teams and medical consultants to ensure appropriate clinical information is available for funding criteria.
  • Liaise and communicate effectively with Referrers, CCGs, Consultants, Patient Booking Teams and other internal/external stakeholders.
  • Liaise and communicate with patients and referrers to ensure they are kept informed and expectations are met.
  • Ensure that funding is applied for in a timely manner as not to risk any delay in the patient pathway.
  • Be willing to work one day a week in our Devizes centre if required.

About You

Essential:
  • Experience/knowledge that supports the understanding of clinical terms, anatomy and physiology procedures (both invasive and non invasive)
  • Substantial Administrative experience
  • Experienced team worker
  • Experience of dealing with the public
  • Knowledge and experience of the NHS funding guidelines
  • Ability to work methodically
 
Desirable:
 
  • Knowledge of funding policies in place across local commissioning groups
  • Previous medical records experience

About Us

Working at Practice Plus Group

Everything we do is focused on providing a high standard of safe and effective patient care. When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. If you want to move up the ladder, we’ll support you. If you just want to stay in your role, that’s fine too. We’ll help you be the best you can be.

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life.

To apply for the role click on the link below. If you have any questions contact lauren.mackie@practiceplusgroup.com in our friendly resourcing team.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

We are one of the UK largest independent sector healthcare providers and work in close partnership with the NHS to deliver more than 50 services throughout the UK. We provide high quality specialist care and excellent results for more than 50,000 patients each year.

 

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