Deputy Clinical Lead for Patient Flow - Band 7
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you a dedicated healthcare professional looking to make a significant impact in the patient care pathway? Do you have a passion for enhancing patient flow and ensuring efficient clinical access within Gloucestershire Health and Care Foundation Trust? If so, we invite you to join our team as a Band 7 Deputy Patient Flow Clinical Lead.
We are a dynamic and forward-thinking NHS organization dedicated to delivering high-quality healthcare services to our community. Our patient-centred approach is underpinned by our commitment to continuous improvement, collaboration, and innovation. We are now seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join us in the pivotal role of Deputy Patient Flow Clinical Lead.
Main duties of the job
As the Band 7 Deputy Patient Flow Clinical Lead, you will play a crucial role in optimizing patient flow across our community services and community hospitals. Working closely with the Single Point of Clinical Access team and various system partners, you will:
- Act as a point of contact for clinical staff, offering support and guidance on patient flow-related queries and concerns.
- Collaborate with community hospitals and services to identify delays, inefficiencies and opportunities for improvement in patient flow.
- Lead and participate in regular meetings with system partners to discuss patient flow challenges, escalate issues and collectively strategize solutions.
- Analyse data and performance metrics to monitor patient flow trends, identify areas for improvement and implement evidence-based changes.
- Provide clinical leadership and guidance to staff involved in patient flow activities, promoting best practices and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
- Contribute to the development and implementation of protocols, guidelines and standard processes to enhance patient flow and clinical access.
At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.
Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.
Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.
Gloucestershire Health and Care is committed to embedding and providing personalised care through all of its services as part of our high-quality care strategy. The purpose of personalised care is to empower people to lead the lives they want to live. Personalised care starts with a conversation with people about what matters to them. It builds on what people can do, as well as addressing their health needs. Including new ways of working and delivering care, emphasising that we need to make effective use of the full range of our peoples skills and experience to deliver the best possible patient care. So we want to know What Matters to You and that you will share our values and join us on this very important journey.
The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.
Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.
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