• Permanent
  • London SW10
  • 42,471 - 50,364 £ / Year

NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £42,471 – £50,364 a year

Job type

  • Permanent


London SW10

Full job description

Work both autonomously and as part of the wider MDT in the management of a caseload of patients across the Acute Frailty Service including within the Emergency Department and Same Day Emergency Care [SDEC] service. Maintain effective communication with patients, carers and professionals to ensure optimal service delivery. Engage effectively in the screening and assessment of frailty conditions including falls and delirium. Be able to respond urgently and undertake a rapid assessment safely and effectively to prevent hospital admission, facilitate timely discharge or prevent clinical deterioration.

Undertake an MDT led comprehensive geriatric assessment including ordering, performing and interpreting relevant clinical examinations under the supervision of senior clinician, as well as providing advice and education to patients and the wider multi-disciplinary team. Maintain awareness of own professional limitations, act within own scope of practice and agreed guidelines and protocols. Make use of professional judgement when managing complex or unpredictable situations. Provide health promotion and advice to frail patients to reduce the risk of deterioration and related complications.

Plan and conduct appropriate follow up of frail patients to ensure safe and effective acute frailty service delivery.

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