3557 - Discharge and Patient Flow Assistant
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to develop and extend your skills and knowledge further? If the answer is yes then this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, well motivated team member to work within the Discharge and Patient Flow team to facilitate safe and effective discharge, gather and input data, bed states etc. Must have excellent communication skills, willing to learn new skills and have some understanding of safe discharge and flow.
Main duties of the job
This interesting and busy role has two elements to it:
Patient Flow -Supports the Site Matrons with facilitating safe and effective bed movements and discharges within the Trust, supporting the daily bed meetings, data gathering and inputting, submitting external SITREPs to NHS England, completion/updating of e-forms etc and producing system access for NHSP staff.
Discharge -Supports the Case Managers and involves working alongside team members to ensure safe discharges are followed by the ward, co-ordinating incoming/outgoing telephone calls and email communications between wards/departments, recording data accurately and liaising with external partners.
It is important that candidates have excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn new skills and have some understanding of patient flow and safe discharge. Candidates must have the ability to follow instructions and work on their own initiative when required.
If you have what we are looking for, apply today!
Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.
There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.
The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.
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Job Description for 3557
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