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Patient Flow Co-ordinator

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highlymotivated Patient Flow Coordinator/Bed Manager tojoin our busy Clinical Site Team at St. Bartholomew'sHospital. You will support this team and siteoperations to ensure challenges are given responsiveattention team to effectively ensure the site patient flowis maintained, engaging with both our internal andexternal stakeholders as well as all other hospitals partof Barts Health.

This role is vital in the delivery of creating effectivepatient flow, operational performance, support toclinical colleagues and the site leadership teams toperform to a very high standard. We require someonewho is a team player, with excellent communicationskills and who visibly enjoys the challenges that thePatient Flow coordinator/Bed Manager role provides.These individual qualities will provide the foundation foryou to lead within speciality flow at one of the finesthospitals in London and make sure we are ready togive our patients the best care possible around theclock, 24 hours a day. St Bartholomew's Hospital hoststhe London Heart Attack Centre and is a tertiary cancerreferral centre for cancer for East London and NorthEast Essex. In return we will encourage you to developat all levels within this specialised healthcareprofessional role through bespoke appraisal.

Main duties of the job

Patient Flow Coordinators/Bed Managers will providesupport and creative placement of patients within safeclinical areas, with guidance from the Patient FlowManager or duty Clinical Site Manager. All of the Siteteam have to consider the global coordination of thehospital site and speciality patient flow, working withthe Head of Site Management to oversee 24/7 flow.The Patient Flow Coordinators/Bed Managers willrespond to enquiries over email, Bleep or via thetelephone, whilst using all our WeCare values todeliver a high standard of customer service.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable clinical experience at Band 5 level (min)


Desirable

  • Awareness or involvement in audit processes


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of equality, inclusion and diversity
  • Awareness and understanding of the Caldecott Principles.


Desirable

  • Relevant clinical course e.g. cardiac, oncology, thoracic or critical care


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to communicate verbally and an ability to be assertive with a wide variety of external and Internal stakeholders
  • Ability to lead service improvement projects
  • Experience using spreadsheet, access, word, and other internet packages.
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to think strategically, problem solve under pressure and plan ahead


Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust

Address

St Bartholomew's Hospital

London

EC1A 7BE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

259-6462863SBH

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