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Flow Coordinator

Job Reference: 188-AC1089-B

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Flow Coordinator
Southampton General Hospital, Southampton
£21,089 - £23,761 pa

There has never been a better time to join the acute medical unit at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS). We currently have an exciting opportunity for a flow coordinator to join our team.

So who are we looking for?

Are you organised, dynamic and love a fast pace? We are offering an exciting opportunity to join the AMU Team!

We are looking for a Flow Coordinator, to be responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the use of beds within the acute medical unit (AMU) and the same day emergency care (SDEC) you will be able to manage your own workload to achieve efficient flow from the emergency department (ED), working to help drive the national performance targets for emergency care and simultaneously keeping flow from the GP admitting area to the acute medical unit.

You will also be responsible for ensuring that patients move across the hospital to the speciality area that they require. Effective communication skills are essential, as you will be liaising with multiples members of the multi disciplinary teams.

You will be enthusiastic, a real team player and have the ability to keep calm when working in a high pressured environment.

We are one of England’s largest acute teaching trusts and we have worked hard as a Trust to improve the efficiency of our services. We have recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked:

  • fifth in the country for staff engagement.
  • top ten for staff feeling happy with the standard of care provided.
  • top 20% for staff would recommend the trust as a place to work.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.

The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

The closing date for applicants is 27th Aug

The interview date is 9th September

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Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies under any circumstances.


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