Patient Flow Practitioner | The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 28 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £25,147 - £27,596 per annum/pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 27 June 2024
Location: Manchester, M20 4BX
Company: The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6345125/413-78288-CSSS-AK-B

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Are you a qualified Nurse Associate or due to qualify in the next 3 months?

We are expanding our Patient Flow Team and we are looking to appoint highly motivated Nurse Associates who have a passion for delivering safe, high-quality care to patients.

In return you'll be part of a dynamic and professional team who will support you to achieve your potential. We are committed to education and training and will provide a comprehensive package of learning and skills-based competency as part of your induction to the Trust.

The Christie NHS Trust offers a truly unique experience to Nurses which can only be found here. As a specialist Foundation Trust, we are in an enviable position to focus our attention on high quality care and innovation.

If you share our vision and values and want to be a part of our teams, we would love to hear from you.

Patient Flow Practitioners are vital in ensuring safe effective and efficient flow of patients throughout the hospital by escorting patients to and from the transfer lounge, between departments, preparing patients for discharge or transfer to other departments and supporting departments to prepare for transfer or admission. They will work flexibly as an effective member of the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate best possible flow across the site by responding to the requirements of departments.

The Christie is one of Europe’s leading cancer centres, treating over 60,000 patients a year. We are based in Manchester and serve a population of 3.2 million across Greater Manchester & Cheshire, but as a national specialist around 15% patients are referred to us from other parts of the country.

We provide radiotherapy through one of the largest radiotherapy departments in the world; chemotherapy on site and through 14 other hospitals; highly specialist surgery for complex and rare cancer; and a wide range of support and diagnostic services. We are also an international leader in research, with world first breakthroughs for over 100 years.

We run one of the largest early clinical trial units in Europe with over 300 trials every year. Cancer research in Manchester, most of which is undertaken on the Christie site, has been officially ranked the best in the UK.

Participate in patient care after appropriate delegation and under the leadership of the registered nurse

Alert the registered nurse promptly of any concerns or changes in the patient’s condition

Work co-operatively as part of the multi-disciplinary team to deliver a high standard of holistic patient-centred care.

Implement programmes of care and contribute to care plan modifications, undertaking risk assessments, as directed and within the limits of own knowledge and competence.

Involve patients in shared decision-making and obtain consent before undertaking and nursing procedures.

Act in ways that acknowledge and recognise peoples’ expressed beliefs, preferences, and choices, respecting diversity and valuing people as individuals

Administer medication as outlined in the Trust Policy

Perform agreed area specific procedures and clinical skills appropriate to the clinical area in accordance with the trust policy.

Ensure thorough and accurate documentation of nursing interventions.

This advert closes on Tuesday 11 Jun 2024

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