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Discharge Co-ordinator

Barnstaple

  • Full time
  • 2022-07-08
  • £20,330 - £21,777 a year
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 090622-33800

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and caring discharge coordinator to King George v Ward.

We are a busy 24 bedded emergency surgical assessment unit caring for emergency admissions in the specialities of colorectal, urology and gynaecology including early pregnancy complications. Within the ward we have a separate ambulatory assessment unit, taking admissions from the emergency department and GP referrals and a surgical emergency outpatient clinic.

The Discharge Coordinator will be ward based coordinating discharges to enable a reduction in length of stay, reduction in readmission, aiding patient flow and supporting the team by facilitating safe and timely discharges.

If you have Excellent communication and organisational skills and have a good understanding of patients’ admission to discharge pathways then this position is for you. Previous experience in the ward environment or healthcare is essential.

 

Job location

North Devon District Hospital
Raleigh Park
Barnstaple
Devon
EX31 4JB

Job category

Admin / HR, Wider services

Profile

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Type of organisation

Public Sector

Sector

Health

Description

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) provides integrated acute and community health and care services across northern Devon together with a range of specialist community services across Devon and Cornwall.

We have 3392 staff delivering services across a wide geographical and physical location, including in people’s homes, clinics, our five community hospitals and our acute district general hospital – North Devon District Hospital (NDDH).

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