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MDT Co-ordinator - Urology

Employer
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is a world-renowned healthcare institution at the forefront of medical innovation and patient care. Situated in the West End of London, UCLH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the United Kingdom and provides first class acute and specialist services both locally and to patients from throughout the UK and abroad. We are committed to providing exceptional service and improving health outcomes through pioneering research, comprehensive training, and outstanding clinical care. The Urology Department is located on Westmoreland Street (formerly The Heart Hospital) and the post will be based at this site.

We are seeking a dynamic and organized Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator to join our esteemed team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in coordinating and managing MDT meetings, ensuring seamless communication and collaboration among healthcare professionals. Your contribution will be essential in delivering high-quality patient care and facilitating optimal treatment pathways.

A keen team player, you will be a key part of a large secretarial and administrative team within the Division. Working closely with and providing a high-quality service to your patients, Consultants and their clinical teams. You will be responsible for ensuring that key operational standards are met (National Cancer Waiting Time targets,) and that cancer treatment is accurately recorded within national deadlines.

Main duties of the job

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate and manage all aspects of MDT meetings, including scheduling, preparing agendas, and distributing relevant documentation.
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of MDT decisions and patient treatment plans.
  • Liaise with clinicians, nurses, administrative staff, and other stakeholders to facilitate effective communication and collaboration.
  • Maintain and update patient pathways via the PTL, ensuring data accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Monitor and follow up on actions from MDT meetings to ensure they are completed efficiently.
  • and procedures to enhance team effectiveness.

This post involves working closely with staff in various departments and you will act as a point of contact for other organisations. You will need a flexible professional approach, excellent organisational and time management skills together with an excellent standard of verbal and written communication.

In addition, the post holder will be required to prepare and attend the weekly MDT meeting that is held on Friday mornings at 08:00 am.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

*In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent experience or equivalent training and experience of administrative procedures
  • Experience of range of computerised software


Desirable

  • NVQ Level 4 in Healthcare, Customer Care of Business Admin or equivalent
  • Understanding of medical terminology


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable level of administrative experience at a high level of competence acquired through both training and experience
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an office environment.
  • Previous NHS or healthcare experience


Communication

Essential

  • Able to communicate complex, sensitive or contentious information accurately and effectively with patients and at all levels of the organisation, verbally and in writing


Personal And People Development

Essential

  • Works on own initiative, is managed rather than supervised.


Service Improvement

Essential

  • Able to supervise and deliver administrative and clerical duties appropriate to the work area.


Equality and Diversity

Essential

  • Experience of customer service in a multicultural environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the importance of equal opportunities.
  • Demonstrates understanding of importance of maintaining privacy and dignity.


Information processing, Collection & Analysis

Essential

  • Demonstrate use of IT packages including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint


Desirable

  • Demonstrate standard keyboard skills.


Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

16-18 Westmoreland Street

London

W1G 8PH

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309-UCLH-4643

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