A6- Patient Flow 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 pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 June 2024
Location: Wythenshawe, M23 9LT
Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6209217/349-WTWA-6209217

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An opportunity has arisen for a Patient Flow Coordinator on ward A6.

Ward A6 is a 28 bedded surgical receiving ward taking direct admissions from accident and emergency, clinics and SACRU. Ward A6 provides care to mixed surgical specialty, including general surgery, urology, orthopedics and ENT. Good discharge planning starts on admission and is essential for ensuring a smooth transition of care back into the community.

As a patient flow assistant you will be required to assess a patients usual/pre admission support in the community and to liaise with the multidisciplinary team during the patients admission to ensure the right support is requested and confirmed for discharge.

Working for Manchester Foundation Trust will provide you with many benefits including working in a diverse community, opportunities to develop through local hospital training programmes. Public transport is well established and funding may be accessed to help with transport costs.

A6 is a Mixed Specialty Surgical receiving unit caring for a wide variety of patients. The multi-professional team (nursing, medical and therapy teams) work closely together to provide a patient-centered and coordinated service which supports the timely discharge of patients following surgery, as well as ensuring that MFT meets the 4 hour target for our patients who are admitted as an emergency through the Emergency Department.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they are compassionate, possess excellent team working and communication skills and be flexible to meet the needs of the ward, working in a new dynamic role supporting the ward with patient flow and assisting the ward manager.

The role of Patient Flow Coordinator is a busy and varied one where the work will change to meet the needs of the service. This role includes clinical patient contact, and you will be integral to supporting the admission and discharge process and support a team of multi-disciplinary clinicians. You will regularly liaise with multi-agency services, including Social Services and the private sector to ensure our patients safety is kept paramount beyond discharge from our care.

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England 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 Electronic Patient Record system which 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 Green Plan which sets 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

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

This advert closes on Friday 31 May 2024

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