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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/02/2020.

Triage Nurse Advisor

Job Reference: J264-3957

InHealth Ltd
£32,000 - £35,000

We are looking for an Triage Nurse Advisor to join our NWCATS team in Greater Manchester! This role will be based at our Patient Referral Centre in Rochdale and covers 37.5 hours a week across Monday to Friday.

Overall summary of the position:

Undertake specialist triage for patients who require assessment of MSK related conditions and act independently to identify those that will require diagnosis.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Undertake and assist with telephone assessments and queries from patients, providing information on investigations and tests that may be required before consultation
  • Ensure the prompt triage of the clinical referral supporting the clinical and administrative team to achieve timely targets and KPIs
  • Provide a rapid specialist and holistic assessment by undertaking a comprehensive check of GP referrals and Self-Referrals and the subsequent initiation of the most appropriate services and treatments within agreed protocols and pathways
  • Use a specialist knowledge of MSK conditions, interventions and skills to determine any predictive investigations which may be required prior to the clinical appointment

You should apply if you have:

  • NMC professional registration
  • Specialist knowledge in the management of MSK, ENT or gastroenterology conditions
  • Experience of triaging referrals
  • Proven ability managing a complex case load
  • Sound assessment and diagnostic skills

To be successful you will have:

  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A positive, flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Ability to work well under pressure

We can you give you the opportunity to do something you enjoy, with the right support to access the roles you want through clear career paths and best in-class training development.

InHealth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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