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Library Operative - Evenings

Band 2

Main area
Health Records
Band 2
Fixed Term
Job ref
Royal Cornwall Hospital
£15,404 to £18,157 pa pro rata
18/01/2018 23:59



***Please note this is a 9 month fixed term contract***

Have you ever thought of joining a self-motivated, productive team of dedicated people? Interested in a clerical job with a difference?

The Health Records Department within the Records Management Service at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro is looking to appoint a member of staff to retrieve upon request, patient records, and prepare them for health care professionals who see and treat patients.

This will require strenuous, mental and physical ability to meet the very demanding requirements of this job role.   Approximately 90% of this role can be physically demanding.

Good dexterity and manual handling skills are essential as is the ability to climb ladders up to 2 metres high and carry bags weighing up to 10kg, so may not be suitable for a person with a disability or health condition. 

You will need to be accurate and numerate and used to achieving and sustaining deadlines whilst working with minimum supervision and be able to read hand written or electronic documents displayed as 10/11 font.

Working in a team of 22 members of staff, duties may include retrieving case notes within the Health Records Library or the Clinic Preparation Office, using an electronic tracking system and preparing case notes to support patient care in both the Outpatient/Inpatient areas whilst working in a safe and considerate manner.

Flexibility and reliability is of extreme importance, as you may be required to cover absences and participate in the Bank Holiday rota.

This is full time post working 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 16.00 – 00.00.

The successful applicant should be prepared to work in a challenging and changing environment.

Disability confident employer

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Allison Martin or Catherine Barnett, Health Records Library Supervisor, Kedhlow Building, RCHT 01872 254506