South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
Clinical Safety Navigator
Secondment – Full and Part time available
Are you an experienced and qualified Nurse or Paramedic looking for a different way to use your skills or are you looking for your first leadership role?
We are looking to recruit Clinical Safety Navigators (CSN) within our 999 Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Cox Heath, near Maidstone, Kent.
Clinical Safety Navigators are responsible for the oversight and management of safety and risk to our patients within our Emergency Operations Centres.
A key part of the role is to maintain oversight of the Trust’s awaiting incidents, with the capability of managing EOC clinical resources to provide clinical safety assurance and risk mitigation to our patient’s.
As a first line manager, the post holder will be a focal point for staff; providing advice, guidance, motivation, direction and leadership as well as managing rotas, sickness and welfare issues.
Additionally, the post holder will also be expected to fulfil the duties of a Clinical Supervisor, and be responsible for Call Audit, clinical decision support use, performance management and clinical quality and governance issues relating to their teams.
Clinical Safety Navigators must provide clinical supervision for the NHS Pathways call triage system.
The applicant must be able to demonstrate minimum 6 months experience of NHS Pathways use, how risk management is stratified in the management of clinical queues, as well as the ability to innovate and respond to the fluid environment of acute care in the EOC setting.
Applicants must also have excellent communication skills that are adaptable to be able to influence and support direct line reports and form an integral part of the EOC team.