• Full Time
  • Middlesex
  • 32,720 - 39,769 £ / Year

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £32,720 – £39,769 a year

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  • Full-time



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The Referral To Treatment (RTT) Validation Team Leader will be responsible for the day to day supervision of the RTT Validation Team with a remit for undertaking detailed patient level validation to ensure accurate
and robust information to support performance reporting, high data quality and to assist in managing patients’ through their RTT pathway.

The Trust is undergoing a major change in the collection of 18 weeks information through a new Data Information System providing efficient Patient Tracking List (PTL), a new Patient Administration System
(PAS) upgrade and associated changes in processes. This will have a significant effect on existing staff groups involved in 18 week data collection and recording as well as inpatient, outpatient and other
administrative staff groups.

This post will help support the change process ensuring that the Trust has
sustainable processes in place for maintaining high quality RTT data, and effective management of RTT wait times.

  • To supervise on a day to day basis the RTT Validation Coordinators responsible for ensuring first line validation is undertaken and PAS is updated for all “legacy” patients.
  • To support validation arising out of the PAS upgrade during the initial go live and whilst Divisional and Medical Records processes are embedded within the Trust.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of compliance of relevant processes and procedures needed to manage an effective RTT Validation Team ensuring deliverables are met to agreed timescales and quality standards.
  • Planning, prioritisation and allocation of work packages for all team members.
  • Assisting the induction process for all new team members.
  • To provide specialist RTT knowledge, training and support for team members, as well as Outpatient and Inpatient Booking teams to improve their effectiveness.
  • To co-ordinate the work of the team members ensuring validation targets for both volume and accuracy are met in line with strict timescales.

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute Hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics and maternity services. The Trust’s services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and of our staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this – particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress and going forward by working in partnership with local GPs, charities,
community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are absolutely focused on ensuring that our hospitals
provide high quality, safe and compassionate care, while drive forward the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for a full list of role requirements and main responsibilities.

To apply for this job please visit thh.nhs.uk.