Patient Flow Manager

NHS Western Isles

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WESTERN ISLES HOSPITAL, MACAULAY ROAD, STORNOWAY, ISLE OF LEWIS, HS1 2AF PATIENT FLOW MANAGER Band 6 £26,565 - £35,577 per annum Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £975 per annum 37.5 hours per week Permanent post Are you interested in working and living in an area of natural beauty with clean air, no traffic jams, beautiful beaches, and an abundance of wildlife and the prospect of being able to explore a variety of outdoor leisure pursuits? The Western Isles is one of the most beautiful locations in the British Isles, an archipelago of twelve inhabited islands lying forty miles off the North West coast of Scotland. For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the website: We are looking to recruit a permanent Patient Flow Manager to provide pro-active management, planning and discharge avoiding the unnecessary occupation of acute hospital beds. You will be a Registered Nurse, AHP or Social Worker, and qualified to degree level in health or social care. You will have experience of managing bed occupancy and patient flows. The post holder will ensure the effective and timely discharge of patients from hospital to their place of residence/community or other appropriate setting utilising a multi-disciplinary approach. Travelling is required both within the Western Isles and also to the Scottish mainland to participate in national meetings. If you would like further information about the post please contact Lachlan Mac Pherson, Hospitals Manager. Tel No 01851 704704 x2418. This post is not eligible for relocation expenses. All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form. Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762005 or 762027. Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to: Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. Tel: 01851 762005 or 762027. Closing Date: 25/10/2016 Ref No: SW999/NUR/WI1668/SHO

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