Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor
Interim Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor We are currently recruiting for an Interim Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor for a period of 3 months minimum (with opportunity to extend) to work for a large healthcare organisation based in the South East. The ideal candidate is an experienced Nurse who can work with patients and their families to support the assessment and review process for CHC and is available at short notice. Key responsibilities: Ensure that the healthcare needs of patients referred for CHC eligibility are identified and met in accordance with the NHS Framework for CHC and FNC Undertake comprehensive assessments of health and social care needs for decision making for NHS funded care Attend panel meetings where arranged to present own cases and provide clinical information Case manage CHC patients ensuring timely reviews are conducted to ensure health and social care needs are being met appropriately Assist in maintaining a database for all patients assessed for CHC/FNC and ensure proper quality assurance systems are in place Work with the CQC and local authorities to investigate any concerns about delivery of care in nursing homes and the community The successful candidate will ideally have the following qualifications and skills: Registered Nurse with previous CHC experience Extensive understanding of the NHS Framework for CHC and FNC Knowledge of NHS CHC pathways and tools Experience of undertaking care needs assessments, case and risk management Driving licence and own vehicle ideal Please contact Boston Hale as soon as possible to ensure your details are considered. Opportunity to work with a forward-thinking team that prioritises quality care for the local community.