Team Member, Patient Discharge Access and Flow Workshop

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Royal Inland Hospital is having a three-day workshop focusing on discharge planning and is inviting a patient partner to be part of the team.

Open to: Patient partners from Kamloops and surrounding areas

Date
20200921

Volunteer Opportunity

Royal Inland Hospital is having a three-day workshop focusing on discharge planning and is inviting a patient partner to be part of the team.

Lead Organization/Department

Interior Health – Royal Inland Hospital Administration

Aim

The purpose of this workshop is to review current discharge planning processes and make changes that positively impact patients and staff at Royal Inland Hospital. The patient partner will be asked to share their experience and perspective with  being discharged home from Royal Inland Hospital.

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of consult on the spectrum of engagement. The promise to you is that the health care partner will listen to and acknowledge your ideas and concerns, and provide feedback on how your input affected the decision.

Eligibility

• Experience with the discharge process from Emergency, Medical or Surgical inpatient units at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH)
• Comfortable sharing your experience/story in a large group

Logistics

• Number of vacancies: 1
• Location, Date, Time and Frequency:

  • September 28-October 1 at RIH
  • The patient partner is invited to attend all the days but if this is not possible, it is preferred that they attend the first day (September 28th)
  • The tentative time is approximately 10:00 – 16:00
  • This event will be held in-person however we can do a interview if preferred
  • With respect to attending in-person, the lead has indicated that all of the rooms have a limited capacity of people that can participate taking into the account the social distance between people, they have allocated places where people can sit which meets and social distancing criteria, hand sanitizer and masks are available

Reimbursement

Parking will be reimbursed.

Background

This project is related to acute care at RIH, we would like someone who has had experiences being discharged from ER, medical (4 North or 5 South) and surgical (6 North or 6 South) inpatient unit.

The Health Care Team will be participating from Patient Care Coordinators, Physicians, Transition Liaison, Managers, Allied Health (Physiotherapy, Socials workers) and a patient partner from PVN.

Interested?

Open to patient partners from Kamloops and surrounding area

If you have additional questions about this volunteer opportunity, please contact:

Carol Stathers
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Interior Region
778.516.3308
cstathers@bcpsqc.ca

Deadline
September 21, 2020