Offers “Adecco UK Limited”

days ago Adecco UK Limited

Patient Pathway Coordinato

  • Manchester (Greater Manchester)

Job description

·  Location
Manchester, Manchester
·  Salary
£ 15 - £ 18 / Hourly
·  Category
Public Sector - Public Sector
·  Job type
·  Industry
Public Sector
·  External Reference

The post holder will ensure the effective and efficient flow of urgency and elective activity, balancing and allocating bed capacity within all critical care areas

The post holder, following the patient flow principles, will align allocation of the right bed under the right team at the right time. This includes internal patient transfers according to clinical need, repatriation and tertiary pathways based on accepted referrals both internal and external to the trust

The post holder will ensure national quality standards are met within the remit of responsibility of their role and influence the site management service provision. This will include tracking patients through their in-patient journey as necessary, identifying barriers to understanding and discussing solutions to resolve issues arising

The post holder will work autonomously and as a member of the wider critical care team to maximise capacity, escalating unresolved issues to the duty escalation manager.

The critical care patient pathway coordinator role is operated Monday to Friday 07:30 to 16:30 The post holder will lead by example and act as a positive role model, taking responsibility for own personal and professional development MAIN


 Identify and agree the operational priorities for the day with the critical care nurse in charge and unit consultant, clarifying expectations regarding the movement of patients and taking into account the clinical priority, risk and quality standards

 Confirm with the theatre coordinator the planned elective surgery requiring critical care and giving "Go-Ahead" to surgery after discussion with the critical care nurse in charge, unit consultant and as per the critical care Go-Ahead policy

 Prepare regular situation reports throughout the day, regarding potential admissions and discharges, available beds and cancellations, for distribution to the senior management team

 Liaise with the critical care nurse in charge and unit consultant regarding the timely admission of tertiary referrals in line with identified clinical priority

 Work proactively and in partnership with MRI bed managers and the Site Management team to ensure timely discharges from the critical care units

 Identify and escalate delays in transfer of patients out of the critical care units to the MRI site manager / duty escalation manager as appropriate

 Ensure reference to electronic systems related to patient flow is made to ensure that the right bed under the right team and at the right time is in place

 The post holder will embed within working practice of the team a professional and productive interface between critical care and wards/departments internally and externally to the Trust to support the provision of a seamless service

 Ensure that documentation required is completed accurately in a timely manner and is legible for future reference. To ensure this, all documentation should be scanned and saved to designated electronic drive in line with team practices and retention of information as per Trust policy

 Prepare and organise accurate information to be submitted for site capacity meetings which are held at varying times throughout operational shifts. Attend site meetings to provide written and verbal updates and agree actions.

 The post holder will work within the established critical care team to utilise appropriate critical care site capacity effectively to overcome the unpredictable demand of emergency, tertiary and elective care

 The post holder will be accountable to the duty escalation manager for the effective management of patient flow through the system optimising capacity for the efficient utilisation of the Emergency Department, Theatres, Wards and interconnecting departments

 The post holder will promote a patient centred approach to decision making considering clinical priorities and ensuring optimal clinical outcomes

 The post holder will escalate issues outside of the role responsibility to the duty escalation manager or other appropriate person ensuring that the critical care nurse in charge and unit consultant are made aware of any action taken

 Provide information to the MRI Site Manager as requested in relation to issues arising which are impacting on critical care patient flow

 Be aware of role within the context of critical care, Clinical Service Units and the wider organisation in the delivery of Site Management service, including actions to be taken when 3 escalation plans are implemented including major incident declaration. Participate in the Major Incident procedure as required and as directed by the Critical Care Management Team following the appropriate action card

 The post holder will be expected to consult with the critical care nurse in charge and unit consultant to utilise side room capacity effectively

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Linda Reynolds