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Discharge and transfer coordinator

Band 4

Main area
Cardiovascular and Thoracic
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Secondment/F-Term 12 months
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
188-AC965
Site
Southampton General Hospital
Town
Southampton
Salary
£ 20,150 - £ 23,363 pa
Closing
22/02/2019 23:59

We are looking for a discharge and transfer coordinator to join the cardiovascular and thoracic care group on a fixed term contract for 12 months.  You will be part of the bed management team and will focus on ensuring safe and timely discharges for our patients. You will be expected to work Monday to Friday but should be willing to flex according to acuity within the ward areas.

We are looking for someone who is articulate with excellent interpersonal skills, proactive and motivated.

Combined with NHS experience, you will need to have the ability to multi task, organise your own workload whilst remaining calm under pressure and enjoy a challenge.  

This is a varied role, requiring an organised approach, attention to detail and strong skills in communication, and administration.

The cardiovascular and thoracic care group is the regional centre for cardiac surgery, cardiology, vascular and thoracic surgery. We provide a wide range of specialist adult and paediatric services. The care group is a welcoming, busy and dynamic environment and this is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated, self-directed individual to become part of the cardiovascular and thoracic bed management team.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals. It provides services to its local catchment population of 500,000 people and its growing tertiary services are provided to a population of three million across the southern counties of England including the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands

Please specify in the supporting statement preferred hours/days you would wish to work.

Training and support will be provided where needed.

Closing date: Sunday, 22 February.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Kate Dawson, Clinical Operational Matron for CV&T at kate.dawson@uhs.nhs.uk or telephone x 594

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