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GP Liaison Nurse Acute Medicine

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024
A Highly profile, accessible and professional working autonomously, with clinical responsibilities for a defined group of patients. Responsible for direct liaising with GP's, external agencies, community colleagues, Ambulance Services, ICB and clinical speciality teams with UHCW to ensure appropriate and timely referrals. Able to make informed decisions within their own area and scope of professional practice to ensure agreed standards, objectives and targets are met. Possess some knowledge of admission avoidance/ambulatory pathways/services both with UHCW and the community.

To work closely with staff in the Medical Assessment Unit, the Emergency Department, GP's, Urgent Treatment Centre, and the Site team whilst managing efficient, effectiveness and safe delivery of patient care within Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC)/ Support the flow of suitable patients from ED to SDEC incline with SDEC pathways.

Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received.

Main duties of the job

1.Co-ordinate timely access for all emergency Gp referred patients to the hospital, contributing to the clinical prioritisation of emergency patients, deciding on appropriate admission arrangements to match the activity within the Emergency Department and overall demand of the trust.

2. A knowledgeable practitioner, operating agreed procedures for the safe and effective use of the Trusts Emergency Department capacity. MAU/SAU capacity and the Trust capacity in Emergency/Fast track clinics, identifying issues which prevent the safe and effective management of emergency Gp referrals, planning, negotiating, and agreeing access.

3. Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties incomprehension occurs.

4. To offer telephone advice to patients and their carer's, GP's, and allied health professionals.

5. Co-ordinate timely access for all emergency Gp referred patients to the hospital, contributing to the clinical prioritisation of emergency patients, deciding on appropriate admission arrangements to match the activity within the Emergency Department and overall demand of the trust.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Work alongside Band 7 GP liaison nurse to help develop the service.
  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute towards corporate objectives, acting with local, trust and statutory guidelines and polices at all times.
  • Navigate IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce, and resource data available. Willing to undertake ALL IT courses.
  • Early identify Frail patients referred by Gps and community teams and alert Fraiity SDEC (Same Day Emergency Care) as soon as possible to help smooth the patient's length of stay.
  • Working with WMAS SDEC to continue to promote the service to help the patient be in the right place at the right time.
  • Regularly manage expected and unexpected clinical events requiring high but unexpected levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need. Work injunction with the Manager of the Day.

  • For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

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    Knowledge

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    Skills

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

    Address

    UHCW

    Clifford Bridge Road

    Coventry

    CV2 2DX

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    218-NM-B6-6375872

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