In addition to all the hard work done by doctors and nurses in hospitals, there is a lot of ‘behind the scenes’, administrative jobs in healthcare to be done. Medical administration jobs include receptionist jobs, medical assistant careers and data entry. This article will detail hospital administration jobs and how to find them.
What the jobs involve
What receptionist jobs in hospital require
Receptionist jobs in hospitals require one to effectively manage the influx of patients to ensure that everyone is treated in as orderly and timely manner as possible. This will typically involve assessing patients’ injuries and ailments and dealing with them sensitively, communicating these to doctors and effectively co-ordinating the order these people are seen in.
What data entry jobs involve Data entry jobs in healthcare will typically involve the inputting of data into official records (usually electronically) or co-ordinating patients’ treatment. There are many such jobs especially in the UK, due to the multitude of different political correctness and health and safety rules (meaning that everything has to be meticulously checked). Indeed, it has often been mentioned as a criticism of healthcare in UK. What medical assistant jobs involve Medical assistants are healthcare workers, who perform general clinical and administrative task, in support of doctors, nurses or other healthcare professionals. These tasks include administering medications and injections, recording information (initially and/or inputting) and measuring patients’ vital signs. They also involve handling medical instruments, collecting and preparing sample specimens for laboratory testing.
Where to find NHS opportunities
Where to find these jobs
All these jobs can be found on the NHS Jobs website (Jobs.nhs.uk). The former two job categories will most probably be found in the ‘Administrative & Clerical category’, and the latter in the ‘Healthcare Assistant’ category.
The applicant should also be able to filter the job search by location, employer, salary and contract type. They should save their CV and/or application records on the site, such that they may choose to apply for multiple vacancies with the same.
Other places to find NHS jobs NHS jobs will also appear with jobs companies, such as Reed, Monster and Jobsite and in local papers, jobs directories or through word of mouth, if you are fortunate enough to know someone in the NHS (not unlikely given its size).