Discharge coordinator

An exciting opportunity has arisen on the John Warin Ward (Tropical Medicine and infectious disease department) within the field of Discharge Planning.

The post holder aims to facilitate effective, efficient and timely discharge of patients from hospital and nursing home beds. Particular emphasis is placed upon complex multi-disciplinary assessments and case conferences including patients with complex health and social care, palliative care or rehabilitation needs.

The role will involve close working with all members of the multi-disciplinary team (nursing, medical, therapy, social work and care home staff) and patients/relatives/carers, ensuring safe discharge of patients to the most appropriate place. The successful candidate will play a vital role in managing patient pathways.

We are looking for pro-active, highly motivated individuals to work autonomously or as part of a team. The applicant will be expected to be enthusiastic, organised with excellent communication and IT skills.

They should be able to use their own judgement to resolve complex issues. They should be able to work well under pressure and be able to prioritize their own workload under constantly changing demands.

Closing Date: 2nd October 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Adetokunbo Adegboyega

Job title Ward Manager

Email address AdetokunboAdegboyega@ouh.nhs.uk

Telephone number

Reference: 40882227

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