Clinical Co-ordinator

NHS Fife
Kirkcaldy, UK
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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The Capacity & Flow Team at Victoria Hospital is a dedicated team of senior nurses who provide highly skilled and professional support in directing patient flow across the acute division, including the role of clinical site management in the out of hours period. Clinical site co-ordination supports patient flow to ensure timely bed availability, admission, discharge, transfer and appropriate placement of patients across Emergency and Planned Care Directorates, Scheduled and Unscheduled care and operates within the delivery of the 4 hour Emergency Access target. The clinical co-ordinator role is significant in the management of Acute beds, constantly monitoring predicted and actual bed availability and will work closely with Primary Care colleagues promoting patient flow to downstream hospitals as well as managing transfer to and from tertiary centers. This is an exciting and challenging role for an individual to make a significant contribution to the delivery of hospital site management ensuring the patients reach the right service at the right time and apply skills and knowledge to ensure demand and capacity issues are resolved within the context of patient safety/patient experience. You will support Clinical Nurse Managers, provide professional, clinical and managerial leadership, direction, advice and support to all nursing staff and ward teams to ensure patient centered quality care is at the forefront. You should possess excellent refined and effective communication, interpersonal and decision making skills, be able to prioritise, work autonomously, have the ability to lead and manage with a flexible approach and proactive mindset, be dynamic and enthusiastic and ensure delivery of high quality care for patients. The successful candidate will be an experienced first level nurse with skills and competencies normally associated with significant post-registration with evidence of professional development and proven leadership experience and a focus on high standards of quality, patient centered care delivery. You should have experience of the processes and pathways associated with complex patient discharges from Acute Care. *Please note; Part time hours will be considered Informal enquiries can be made to Debbie Anderson, Unscheduled Care Manager on 01592 643355 ext 21848 or Chris Conroy, Service Manager on ext 21174 A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment. NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.
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