To ensure prompt attendance at agreed direct clinical care Programmed Activities.
To ensure patients are involved in decisions about their care and to respond to their views.
To work with medical, nursing and managerial colleagues to ensure high performance in the following areas: Clinical efficiency e.g. LOS reductions, reducing cancelled operations and DNA rates.
Quality of outcomes e.g. infection control targets, reducing re-admission rates.
Operational efficiency e.g. day-case rates, waiting list activity and demand management.
Audit of radiology reports with contribution to and attendance of discrepancy meetings.
To ensure that adequate systems and procedures are in place to control and monitor leave for junior medical staff and to ensure that there is appropriate cover within the clinical areas, including on-call commitments.
To participate in the recruitment of junior medical staff as and when required.
To participate in team objective setting as part of the annual job planning cycle.
To review clinical outcomes in designated area using external benchmarking data where appropriate, to identify and advise variances to the Clinical Director.
Participate in clinical audit, incident reporting and analysis and to ensure resulting actions are implemented.