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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for dynamic team player to join the Hepatology team at Chelsea and Westminster NHS foundation trust. Liver cancer is more common in people who have serious liver damage, but finding it early means it can often be cured. Doctors use regular checks called surveillance to help find cancer early.

This new post will directly support the tracking of patients with Liver damage and Hepatitis, and invite them to routine cancer surveillance appointments. Working closely with clinicians, the post holder will play a crucial role in supporting and optimising the care pathway for patients. This role is pivotal in delivering the national strategy better and earlier case finding. The post holder will be expected to work across 2 acute hospitals (Chelsea & Westminster and West Middlesex) along with working closely with other acute provider organisations and third party organisations such as GP practices, drug and alcohol services, hostels, homeless centres and charities.

Main duties of the job

The post will be based within the Emergency and Integrated Care division, reporting to the Junior Service Manager for Medicine, however will closely work with consultants and clinical nurse specialists in ensuring the best care for patients.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage the pathway for patients on liver surveillance who are at risk of developing hepatocellular cancer (HCC)
  • Support adoption and maintain a redcap call /recall database to ensure a robust system for tracking patients and increase the number of patients being offered surveillance as well as the uptake
  • To work with the Clinical team and Junior Service Manager to provide high quality, effective admin support to the clinical team.
  • To book new/follow-up appointments for the HCC surveillance service
  • Participate and identify ways of development for the liver pathway
  • Please see and read the attached Job Description for a full account of the role as well the job specification.

    About us

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, and a number of clinics across London and the South-East.

    We have nearly 7, members of staff that are PROUD to Care for nearly one million people.

    Both hospitals provide full clinical services, including full maternity, emergency and children’s, in addition to a range of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

    We’re one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We’re also one of the top trusts to work for – our staff says they’re engaged, motivated, and would recommend us as a place to work and receive treatment.

    Our Trust has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Good’ in all five of the main domains of safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, giving an us overall rating of ‘Good’. We’ve also been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating for ‘use of resources’ by an NHS Improvement inspection.

    Our facilities are some of the best in the country. We have been investing significant Capital year on year in our estate.

    We have recently completed a £30m expansion of our adult and neonatal critical care facilities at Chelsea and Westminster and are planning an ambitious £60m development of an Ambulatory Diagnostics Centre at West Middlesex.

    Date posted

    07 September

    Pay scheme

    Agenda for change

    Band

    Band 4

    Salary

    £30, to £33, a year per annum inc. HCAS

    Contract

    Fixed term

    Duration

    12 months

    Working pattern

    Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

    Reference number

    -EI-

    Job locations

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

    Fulham Road

    London

    SW10 9NH

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage the pathway for patients on liver surveillance who are at risk of developing hepatocellular cancer (HCC)
  • Support adoption and maintain a redcap call /recall database to ensure a robust system for tracking patients and increase the number of patients being offered surveillance as well as the uptake
  • To work with the Clinical team and Junior Service Manager to provide high quality, effective admin support to the clinical team.
  • To book new/follow-up appointments for the HCC surveillance service
  • Participate and identify ways of development for the liver pathway
  • Actively track all patients within the service and ensure all appointments are booked within national guidance (Referral to treatment/Cancer Waiting times)
  • Maintain PTL databases and/or other data collection systems. Assisting in capturing data on all patients within the service and provide reports as required
  • Liaise with appropriate clinical teams and support staff to identify any patients outside of the established protocol
  • Be instrumental in the development and maintenance of databases to capture patient information and reports as required
  • Provide detailed analysis reports to Lead Clinicians for any patients with waiting times outside of the national standards
  • To actively book all follow up appointments and treatments by liaising with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT)
  • Please see and read the attached Job Description for a full account of the role as well the job specification.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage the pathway for patients on liver surveillance who are at risk of developing hepatocellular cancer (HCC)
  • Support adoption and maintain a redcap call /recall database to ensure a robust system for tracking patients and increase the number of patients being offered surveillance as well as the uptake
  • To work with the Clinical team and Junior Service Manager to provide high quality, effective admin support to the clinical team.
  • To book new/follow-up appointments for the HCC surveillance service
  • Participate and identify ways of development for the liver pathway
  • Actively track all patients within the service and ensure all appointments are booked within national guidance (Referral to treatment/Cancer Waiting times)
  • Maintain PTL databases and/or other data collection systems. Assisting in capturing data on all patients within the service and provide reports as required
  • Liaise with appropriate clinical teams and support staff to identify any patients outside of the established protocol
  • Be instrumental in the development and maintenance of databases to capture patient information and reports as required
  • Provide detailed analysis reports to Lead Clinicians for any patients with waiting times outside of the national standards
  • To actively book all follow up appointments and treatments by liaising with the multi-disciplinary team (MDT)
  • Please see and read the attached Job Description for a full account of the role as well the job specification.

    Person Specification

    Experience

    Essential

  • previous NHS expereince,
  • Familiarity with NHS clinical and information processes and systems
  • Experience of working in a busy environment with multiple teams
  • Extensive experience of Microsoft Office applications and database software
  • Desirable

  • Experience as an MDT co-ordinator
  • Excellent understanding of the Cancer Waiting Times guidance
  • Education and Qualifications

    Essential

  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent experience.
  • Desirable

  • Computer or word processing qualification
  • Medical Terminology Course
  • Person Specification

    Experience

    Essential

  • previous NHS expereince,
  • Familiarity with NHS clinical and information processes and systems
  • Experience of working in a busy environment with multiple teams
  • Extensive experience of Microsoft Office applications and database software
  • Desirable

  • Experience as an MDT co-ordinator
  • Excellent understanding of the Cancer Waiting Times guidance
  • Education and Qualifications

    Essential

  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent experience.
  • Desirable

  • Computer or word processing qualification
  • Medical Terminology Course