Kingston Hospital Trust are seeking experienced Patient Navigator to join the Bank to assist with the current pandemic.
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been selected as a pilot site for the NHS England ‘Faster Diagnostic Standard’, whereby patients referred under the suspected cancer 2-week rule receive their diagnosis within 28-days of referral.
The post holder is responsible for ensuring the progress of suspected cancer and confirmed cancer patients within the pilot sites against the 28-day diagnosis pathway. This will mean ensuring timely appointments / tests in Hospital departments and liaising with the patient and hospital staff e.g. Radiology and Pathology etc. as appropriate to ensure prompt diagnosis. This may require liaison with other Trusts involved in providing the diagnosis.
What we need from you
· Proven experience working as a Patient Navigator
· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
. Proven Experience working in a NHS setting
During this pandemic we are fastracking our recruitment process but will still require:
· Proof of Right to Work in the UK
· An Enhanced DBS
· Occupational Health Clearance
To apply for this role please complete the application box below and attach your CV.
Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.