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This is an exciting opportunity for a Discharge Coordinator to join our diverse and motivated team within Cancer & Associated Specialities. We are dedicated to the development of skills and the delivery of high quality safe care and would love to welcome an enthusiastic individual into our dynamic team.
We are looking for an individual who is self motivated, content with working in a busy environment and who has good time management skills. You must have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. It is essential that you act professionally at all times, have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritise your own work load.
Ensure that Nervecentre is kept up to date in relation to all and any relevant information relating to the patients discharge including medically safe status and transfer information.
Under the supervision of the nurse in charge, facilitate ward admissions by effective discharge... planning. (Supporting effective discharge planning to provide, smooth timely discharge)
Maintain a regular presence on the ward, attending all daily Board rounds and any multi-professional case conferences. Identify patients who could be discharged, enabling these patients to be reviewed first.
Take responsibility for ensuring the discharge plan information is reviewed, assessed and updated according to patient condition changes and inform the senior medical and nursing staff if patients do not have a documented management plan within 24 hours of arrival to the base ward
With over 20,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.
Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.
We are a supportive team and we strive to provide excellent patient care and to ensure that patients and their carers have a positive experience
We are an innovative and proactive Divisional team committed to ensuring that high quality care is delivered to our patients. We are keen to encourage development in line with Trust policy and working in new ways. We recognise our responsibility to ensure that staff are developed and stimulated within their environment in order to achieve vision and deliver care that reflects the values and behaviours of the team.
We pride ourselves on maintaining safe patient flow and providing an efficient and quality service, the discharge coordinator is an integral part of the team.
To work with clerical and clinical staff to maximise the efficient and effective utilisation of the Trust’s beds.
To have responsibility for co-ordination of the ward discharge processes.
To ensure patients, their carers and members of the MDT are fully involved at all stages of the patient's admission / discharge process.
To utilise IT/information within the trust to facilitate better discharge on the ward and enable the ward to alter processes to improve discharge
Manage the coordination of the more complex discharges from the ward ensuring ward NIC is kept up to date with any relevant changes or issues relating to that discharge
The ability to input and provide accurate data and reports would also be desirable. If you feel you have the qualities required to fulfil this role and you are dedicated to high quality, patient centered care we would love to hear from you.
This advert closes on Sunday 23 Jun 2024
Arnold United Kingdom (+1 other)


Apply - CAS Discharge Co-ordinator | Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Arnold