Discharge Coordinator - Kettering

Healthcare at Home
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
To help us assist with the growth of our service in Kettering, where we are working in partnership with Kettering Geneal Hospital we have a fantastic new opportunity for a Clinical Transfer Coordinator. Ultimately, we are looking for someone who will be an on-site expert, taking charge for ensuring the smooth and timely discharge of patients. As a Clinical Transfer Coordinator, you will take responsibility for assessing the suitability of patients and guiding them through the journey from hospital, back home.It is our aim to expedite patient’s recovery, whilst maintaining the highest standard of care. Are you the person who can take responsibility for this and help our service thrive?healthcare at home … a little about us…. Our vision is simple, to deliver inspirational healthcare in the home for millions worldwide. Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies we develop innovative solutions that meet patients’ needs to have quality clinical care in their homes. Every member of our team from specialist nurses to drivers has the same patient focus and is dedicated to delivering the best possible care.After all, don’t we all feel better at home?Why work at healthcare at home … the benefits We are an inspiring business that has exciting times ahead and a clear vision to take us forward. We know people are fundamental to our success and we are focused on helping people to develop their careers. We have a strong culture of continual training and development from the moment you start through our induction to ongoing professional development throughout your careers.We offer a robust and flexible reward packaging including:Company car or car allowance of £4250 per annumNMC fees paid forContributory pension schemeProvide private healthcare cover after two years’ serviceDeath in serviceAnnual holiday – 25 days plus 8 days bank holidayChildcare vouchersMobile phone and tablet deviceOnline benefits portalWhat does a Clinical Transfer Coordinator do at healthcare at home? Meet capacity and contractual targets in a timely manner, whilst always maintaining high degrees of safety and delivering the highest standard of care.Complete clinical assessments, determining patient’s suitability, compiling care pathways and then transitioning care to the wider healthcare at home multi-disciplinary team.Establish and maintain exceptional relationships, internally and externally with both stakeholders and patients to improve performance and assist the growth of the business.Accurately documenting all patient care and clinical information to provide real time data and clinical history to ensure quality care is maintained and delivered.Maintain and demonstrate up to date knowledge, ensuring any gaps in clinical competency are addressed whilst also staying compliant with all business policies and procedures.What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?Fundamentally we are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills who can establish rapport quickly. We also require you to have a commercial awareness and to be able to both influence and motivate people.You will be a registered nurse that has previous experience undertaking holistic clinical assessments. Due to the nature of the role you should be highly organised and be able make decisions and problem solve in a fast-paced environment. This is an autonomous position and so you will need to be able to work confidently and decisively without supervision.As our service involves treating patients in the community, it is therefore crucial that you have full UK driving licence.healthcare at home are an equal opportunities employer