Band 6 - Discharge Planning Nurse, Integrated Discharge Team

Job details
Posting date: 19 September 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £31,921 - £39,029 pa inc HCA
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 October 2019
Location: Watford, WD18 0HB
Company: West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1999194/360-E-8048

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A Vacancy at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Registered General Nurse with an interest and ideally experience of complex discharge assessment and planning to join our Integrated Discharge Team at WGH.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will be required to work collaboratively and co-operatively with the multi-disciplinary teams; both within the trust and across wider health and social care economy to facilitate the patients safe and seamless transition from hospital to their optimum discharge destination in a timely manner.

The post holder will be responsible for assisting the Discharge Team to complete Continuing Healthcare Assessments and provide guidance to aid the discharge planning of our patients.

This is an exciting and challenging role for an experienced individual who is dynamic, possessing strong problem solving skills, with the ability to deal with difficult and sensitive situations within a busy and challenging setting.

We would welcome applications from candidates that have experience in the acute hospital discharge process, that have RGN/MH nursing background, and have undertaken nursing needs assessments and CHC checklists/fastracks within their roles.

As part of the role, the successful candidate may be required to work across all sites, covering a 7 day service

This advert closes on Thursday 3 Oct 2019

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