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COPD Coordinator | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 17 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,816 - £24,336 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 June 2024
Location: Manchester, M13 9WL
Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6272216/349-MRI-6272216

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Summary


An opportunity has arisen for a COPD Coordinator to join our team within the Inpatient Medical Service Unit at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

As an COPD Coordinator you will be responsible for supporting the Clinical Service Unit in the management of a range of patient waiting lists for a range of specialties to ensure a high quality service is provided at all times. You will be an integral member of the Clinical Service Unit and will liaise with staff at all levels. In return we will provide you with excellent training and opportunities to develop your skills.

The post holder will schedule and book a range of patient activity including outpatient appointments, inpatient/day case admissions and diagnostic procedures. This will require an understanding of all associated administrative tasks. The post holder will support the Specialist COPD Team in the management of a range of patient waiting lists for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Oxygen and Pulmonary Rehabilitation to ensure a high quality service is always provided; this will require key performance indicator knowledge such as referral- to treatment pathways and cancer targets. The post holder will be responsible for call handling; dealing with patients/carers, GPs, a range of external and internal staff both within and outside of the NHS.



The above indicates the main duties of the post which may be reviewed in the light of experience and developments within the service. Any review will be undertaken in conjunction with the post holder. The post-holder will also undertake any other duties which are deemed appropriate to the band when requested by senior staff.

MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022.

We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team atresourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


This advert closes on Friday 31 May 2024

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