Are you looking for a new challenge to utilise your critical care skills? Do you work in a similar role or are you looking for a career change and feel you can make a difference to international clients? If so we’d like to hear from you.
OVERVIEW OF ROLE:
This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse or Paramedic to transition from a hands-on clinical or similar role, into a dynamic corporate environment, offering medical support to an international client base.
You will be based at a vibrant, modern & secure office; working closely with other clinical, security, analytical and logistical professionals.
Reporting to the Head of International Assistance the Clinical Case Handler is responsible for ensuring that those who are injured/ill while on travel receive the correct medical attention by assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating each individual case.
Communicate with worldwide medical professionals or obtain medical reports for patients treated or hospitalised
Organise referrals and/or admission of patients to doctors and medical facilities
Effectively manage all aspects of the medical case lifecycle, including case notification, verification, authorisation, task reassignment/case handover and case closure while delivering superior customer service
Capture all relevant information accurately, to ensure the case can be managed effectively, to the highest standards, from start to finish
Review medical records to assess the case management of complex medical conditions
Ensure compliance in relation to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulations and Data Protection requirements to ensure confidentiality of affairs
Communicate and collaborate with none medical members of the team
Escalate to the senior medical manager any major medical cases, disputes or complaints
React accordingly to the customers situation and their needs to deliver superior medical service, this may include using empathy, handling crisis or grief, liaising relatives and providers, taking ownership and responsibility of situations and problems
Review and develop existing medical process and procedures in line with client requirements
Participate in On-call duties as required
Provide ad-hoc up-skill training to non-medical personnel (IOR)
Create and review verbal and written medical reports
SKILLS / EXPERTISE:
Registered General Nurse (must be currently registered with the NMC - Nursing and Midwifery Council) Or Paramedic, HCPC registered
Minimum of three years recent clinical experience. Band 6 or 7 equivalent preferred, with considerations given to band 5 applicants with relevant levels of experience & skills
· Previous Critical Care or Emergency medicine background is preferred
· Broad Medical and Surgical Knowledge with strong acute care background, primary care, travel health & well-being or military
· High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
· Experience in acute care
· Excellent written and oral English language
· Good IT skills - Excellent Microsoft office knowledge and an aptitude to learn new systems.
· Other languages would be advantageous