We have a number of vacancies for Patient Pathway Coordinators at the Southampton General Hospital, to support the administrative work within the Cardiovascular & Thoracic care group.
Our cardiovascular and thoracic service diagnoses and treats conditions affecting organs inside the chest (the thorax), mainly the lungs and heart, and the major blood vessels that affect circulation. Our cardiac centre is mainly based at Southampton General Hospital, and includes cutting edge catheter labs, a specialist cardiac intensive care unit and a dedicated cardiac MRI scanner.
This is a busy, regional team with high activity. Good communication, organisation skills and the ability to prioritise your workload are essential for these roles. You will need to have an accurate and systematic approach to your work and attention to detail. Effective communication skills are crucial as you will liaise with a variety of people including the general public and hospital staff.
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities’ section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.
What we can offer you
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
What you’ll do
This is an exciting opportunity to join our team of Patient Pathway Coordinators within the Cardiovascular & Thoracic care group. The team is a valuable part of the patient’s journey, and this is a high-volume service, covering wide geographical areas.
We currently have several vacancies for Patient Pathway Coordinators in the Cardiovascular and Thoracic teams, working various hours (Monday-Friday) within core hours (between 8am and 5pm).
We have a mixture of Patient Pathway Coordinator roles within our Cardiovascular and Thoracic Department here at UHS. This includes full time roles, part time roles, fixed term and permanent contracts.
You will be working closely with your team of consultants to provide a comprehensive administration service which will involve:
The roles are interesting and varied, giving you the opportunity to develop relationships with patients and helping to oversee their treatment and care.
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 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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.