Provide efficient and effective assessment and management of the department’s patients following accepted professional guidelines patients in the inpatient setting and ED
Work with other Team members to mutually agreed to work
Schedules and waiting list management processes, in consultation with the Head of Department / Service Manager.
Conduct regular ward rounds and ward work at a time that facilitates efficient patient flows and meets treatment objectives
Carry out investigative and treatment procedures within the Organisation where possible.
See and advise on inpatients referred by hospital specialist colleagues for assessment, within a timeframe appropriate to the clinical circumstances.
Be responsible for the referral of any patients under their care to other centers for specialist treatment when appropriate.
Maintain comprehensive and accurate records for all patients seen.
Provide verbal advice to GP’s who telephone for assistance.
Ensure that discharge summaries are completed by the team, ideally at the time of discharge but otherwise within 24hrs of discharge.