|Salary:||Band 7 (39,300 - £46,006)|
NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.
***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***
This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.
The Post Holder is responsible for the co-ordination and management of clinical capacity across the hospital site including clinical assessment and decision making in response to service demands, utilising appropriate performance management data to identify where capacity meets or does not meet demand and thereafter ensure that the correct resources are applied at the right time, right place and in the right format.
Responsible for ensuring safe and effective patient flow management in both Scheduled and Unscheduled care, contributing to site and Pan Lothian patient flow management.
Work collaboratively with Site Management teams across all sites using clinical leadership to influence capacity and flow , support the site with initial responsibility as first response during the out of hours period and trigger escalation procedures for matters outwith own scope of responsibility.
For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Carolyn Meldrum - Carolyn.Meldrum@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Employer details: NHS Lothian is responsible for meeting the health needs of circa 800,000 people living in and around Edinburgh. We employ approximately 27,000 staff and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community and acute care services for the populations of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. Across all areas of care, we seek to provide specialist and general services fairly and efficiently and to the highest standards. State-of-the-art buildings and our forward-looking and innovative approach have earned our hospitals recognition as centres of excellence. Our clinical care, teaching and research have a national and growing international reputation. NHS Lothian provides an extensive range of primary care services, including mental health, GP and other community-based services. Primary care services are also provided at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Liberton Hospital and the Royal Victoria Building. We also provide a comprehensive range of acute adult, paediatric and maternity services. Acute care is provided from the following sites: the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France; the Western General Hospital; St Johns Hospital at Howden, Livingston; the Royal Hospital for Sick Children; Liberton Hospital; the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, and the Lauriston Building. A move to NHS Lothian will give you the chance to develop your NHS career and enhance your lifestyle. There is much to admire and enjoy in the Lothian region in locations of exceptional beauty and contrast, from the historic skyline of Edinburgh, Scotlands historic capital city, to the wonderful surrounding countryside and coastline of the Firth of Forth.
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