This one day placement will provide the student with an overview of the Health Records Department and the patient admissions process.
LOCATION: Situated within the Outpatient Department - ask at reception and a member of the Health Records team will come to greet you.
The Health Records Department consists of a group of dedicated health records professionals based on the four main ULHT Trust sites of Boston, Grantham, Lincoln and Louth. They manage 6 separate libraries and maintain in excess of 1 million patient records.
The department is responsible for the management of accurate information to support the delivery of high-quality evidence-based healthcare and many other key service deliverables within the Trust.
During the day, individuals may assist with a range of administrative and support tasks.
These may include:
•Learning about the patient admissions process
•Health Records source and retrieval
•General filing tasks - replacing files in the library
•Locating and collating files for future clinics
•Sourcing files for other hospital staff
•Collecting and delivering notes and files
•Helping to merge notes and tidy up files
•Checking and booking visitors
•Taking messages for department colleagues
•Running errands around the hospital
•Photocopying as part of requests from other agencies
•Keeping areas clean and tidy
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