Head of Site and Patient Flow

East Midlands, England
£386 - £460 per day
05 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2021
Ridda Michail
Acute Trust
Job Type

Head of Site and Patient Flow

Band 8 b/c

Day rate £386 - £460 per day

Covering sites in the Midlands

Duration: January until the end of March 2021

IR35 Status: Inside

One of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country are looking for a Head of Site & Patient flow to cover hospital sites in the Midlands region.

Consisting of 1600 beds across 3 sites and 8 clinical management units the Trust is coping with capacity, and to maintain this they need support with patient flow/bed capacity.

They are now looking for support with patient flow to keep on top of bed capacity. The Head of Site & Flow main objective is to keep patients moving, freeing up beds at hospital sites. Responsible for performance managing an admission avoidance service and patient flow.

They have someone internally to specifically deal with "back door" so this person is to focus on "front door" management, so this experience is essential.

This person will need to liaise with stakeholders externally and internally working directly with GPs, community and other NHS partner organisations to reduce avoidable hospital attendance.

Will work alongside matrons and managers on ward to support day to day ops management and flow in and out of those beds.

Skills & experience needed:

  • Experience in managing patient flow in/front door and out/back door of patient units.
  • Previous flow and capacity/bed management - can be a General/Divisional Manager with this experience.
  • Worked in and acute settings.
  • Able to influence people.
  • A people person who can deal with conflicting priorities at a fast pace of change.

This is a challenging role with a high-profile Hospital Trust who are looking for someone to hit the ground running.

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