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Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor

HR GO Recruitment
Derbyshire, UK
Closing date
13 Dec 2020

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HRGO Are recruiting for Derbyshire NHS Trust for the below vaccancy initially this role will be a 2 month Contract

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The post holder will be responsible for facilitating multi-disciplinary assessments and patient reviews in line with standard operating policy and procedures. The post holder will adhere at all times to the relevant National Framework and guidance, NMC Code of Professional Conduct and work within established policies, procedures, protocols and systems ensuring quality standards and performance as directed by the Clinical Team Lead/Clinical Manager.

1. Core Duties and Responsibilities (Key Result Areas)

To facilitate multi-disciplinary assessments and patient reviews in line with standard operating policy and procedures.

Support the Continuing Healthcare Clinical Team Lead/Clinical Manager and the wider team to ensure that the workstream is planned and managed effectively and ensure their successful delivery.

To be responsible for management of cases as directed by Clinical Team Lead.

To ensure Continuing Healthcare guidance is followed and that services are delivered to maximise patient safety.

To support in the development across the organisation in the personalisation agenda and to support the pathway delivery for Personal Health Budgets within NHS Continuing Healthcare

To identify and support the arrangement of services required to meet the needs of individuals who qualify for NHS Continuing Healthcare and for the healthcare element of a joint care package as appropriate

To undertake investigations, as required, into an individual's eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare following an individual challenge or dispute.

To act as Duty Clinician as required

Ensure data systems are kept up-to-date and maintained in line with standard operating policy and procedures.

To comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and Code of Practice onconfidentiality and data protection

To participate in ongoing professional development and clinical supervision in line with NMC guidelines

To ensure compliance with all statutory and mandatory training

To ensure revalidation of professional registration is maintained

To provide cover for other Nurse Assessors as appropriate

To ensure that communication remains professional and appropriate at all times

To support the Continuing Healthcare department in working towards the Directorate's goals and objectives

Required to maintain constructive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

Communicate information, risks, issues and dependencies, including briefings and reports.

To work closely with all care providers involved in delivering the service

Provide coordination of and participate in relevant meetings, reporting attendance and providing information advice and support where requested

Ensure that data collected is reported as appropriate and monitor the processing of data and information

Provides relevant and timely specialist advice and guidance on functional and information matters relating to CHC and associated services.

The post holder will be required deliver specialist associated services pertaining to their skillset.

To provide accurate and legible recording of information.

To assist/support individuals and representatives in relation to NHS Continuing Healthcare process.

Operate within and provide enhancements to current management information, reporting to enhance decision making processes.

Contribute to the development of performance and governance strategies and the development and implementation of improvement programmes.

Deliver against objectives, performance targets, achieving quality outcomes, prioritising own workload and working to tight deadlines.

Support training and induction of new staff.

Undertake research and development as directed.

To carry out other appropriate delegated duties as required.

To ensure compliance with all statutory and mandatory training

The post holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager.

The job description and person specification are an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the Department and the Organisation.

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