Medical Records Collection Assistant

  • Location
    Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Adecco are recruiting for a fantastic Medical Records Collection Assistant role for our client based in a large warehouse facility in Bedford.

Are you looking for a role that:

  • Requires an eye for detail?

  • Allows you to work independently but part of a larger team?

  • Utilises your flexibility and adaptability to the best of your ability?

This could be the opportunity for you!

Working Hours- Monday- Friday 8am-5pm


To ensure requests for health records are dealt with in an efficient and professional manner. Responding to urgent requests for health records is a priority and these requests must be dealt with quickly and delivered to the appropriate location in a timely fashion.

To be responsible for the retrieval of health records for outpatient clinic, ensuring that the destination is clearly and accurately detailed in the tracking system and that the records are sent to the correct destination.

To be responsible for the tracking in and sorting of health records returned to the Records Library in preparation for filing and looking for misfiles.

To be responsible for filing health records ensuring up to date information exists for tracking purposes.

To collate health records in preparation for outpatient clinics in a timely manner.

To prepare new folders for damaged health records and file the contents according to current filing guidelines.

To communicate with external health organisations and internal departments in a professional and confidential manner. This will involve direct contact via the telephone or face to face.

To bring to the attention of the team leader or the library supervisor any inconsistencies relating to patient demographic data held within the patient information system.

To develop a high standard of knowledge of the patient information system in order to understand the importance of the information being recorded.

To refer any telephone and written enquiries from the public concerning access to health records to the relevant department. Staff must not attempt to answer any enquiries relating to the content of health records.

Any other relevant duties as required to facilitate the smooth running of the Health Records Library.

It will be necessary to have an understanding of other health records department within the hospital to ensure multi-tasking skills are developed i.e. collection point

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: lynsey wilding