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Mortality Review Specialist Nurse/Allied Health Professional

Job details
Posting date: 12 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £43,742 - £50,056 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 July 2024
Location: Huntingdon, PE29 6FH
Company: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6210334/310-CORP-6210334


A Vacancy at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

A secondment or fixed term contract for 12 months opportunity has arisen to be our Lead Mortality Nurse/Allied Health Professional . The purpose of the role is to facilitate the delivery of Learning from Deaths agenda across the Trust.

This will include: ensuring there are robust processes for mortality review across the Trust; supporting clinical teams with training, advice and support around Structured Judgement Reviews (SJRs); facilitating multi-disciplinary and cross-specialty engagement with mortality reviews; undertaking thematic analysis of learning from mortality reviews; working with clinical teams to identify and developing quality improvement work / mortality reduction strategies across the Trust.

The main duties will be to support the Head of Clinical Effectiveness in leading the Trust’s mortality process and policy, fulfilling the mandated national requirements:

The post holder will be responsible for carrying out and coordinating reviews of case records of patients that are deceased, primarily using the Structured Judgement Review (SJR) method, but also drawing on techniques such as Root Cause Analysis and Human Factors, to support the Trust’s Learning from Patient Deaths programme of work.

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities
• Working in collaboration with the Medical Director, Deputy Director and Head of Clinical Effectiveness the post holder will be supporting a robust approach to mortality review that is in line with statutory, regulatory, and best practice requirements.
• Conduct and Support teams in the use of the Royal College of Physician/Psychiatry structured judgement review methodology for mortality review; identify themes, learning and actions for quality improvement.
• Production of quarterly thematic reports detailing mortality reviews undertaken and identifying relevant themes and learning.
• For further details please review the detailed Job description.

This advert closes on Wednesday 26 Jun 2024