Do you aspire to make a positive contribution to nursing in the community? Do you want a rewarding job with great career potential and the possibility to work flexibly. Are you ready for a new challenge or to take the next step in your career? If the answer is yes, then we have the job for you!
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Phlebotomy Coordinator and Traige support nurse to work across the Ely and Cambridge Neighbourhood Teams.
The successful candidates will be expected to support their team, department and organisation to achieve the Trust's PRIDE Values in their day to day work.Main duties of the jobPlease note for this role you will be required to travel independently around the county meeting strict time deadlines. You will need to hold a full UK driving licence* and have use of a vehicle. You cannot use public transport for this role as this is not a reliable form of transport and will not allow you to meet service needs. Please confirm in your application that you meet the specified criteria.
We are looking for people who:
- Have experience of working in Phlebotomy and Working in the community
- Are able to demonstrate a commitment to high quality care and service provision
- Have the ability to work flexibly and as part of a team
- Have the ability to assess and formulate care plans
- Are able to teach and support Junior staff
- Have enhanced communication and inter personal skills
- Have experience of triaging patients needs by telephone
You will be responsible for:
- Keeping the patient at the centre of care, ensuring patient and carer participation in decision making
- Providing a high standard of care
- Providing a high standard of nursing intervention within a patient's own home, with access to Specialist and Advanced Practitioners when required
- Working as part of a 24/7 service and a multidisciplinary team
*DVLA have a number ofreciprocalarrangements with overseas countries, for further information please visit the DVLA website About us
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.
Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.
To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesPlease refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities
Person SpecificationEducation and QualificationsEssential
- To lead, manage and co-ordinate the phlebotomy service.
- To be responsible for triage caseload and undertake assessment of patients with complex and multiple pathologies using specialist clinical reasoning skills.
- To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects for your own and delegated work.
- To work within codes of practice and professional guidelines.
- To use evidence-based practice, to ensure clinical care is effective and appropriate.
- To effectively communicate verbally with patients, carers and colleagues using tact and persuasive skills. This may involve using skills where patients have difficulties in communication, e.g., hearing loss, diminished sight, depression, speech problems, cognitive impairment, behavioural problems, and pain.
- To ensure that accurate and timely written records are kept which comply with the Trust policy and NMC guidance, reporting on any issues as appropriate.
- Provide support and education to peers, new staff, non-registered staff and students.
- To supervise junior staff and students overseeing patient intervention and ensure that a high standard of care is delivered and staff achieve set competencies
- RGN Level 1, RGN level 2
- Evidence of professional development
- Have Full UK drivers' licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post
Desirable Knowledge and skillsEssential
- Community Experience
- Competency in Phlebotomy and assessment of skills
- Good communication skills, ability to use effective telephone skills
- Support and teach phlebotomist.
- Ability to prioritise and manage workload to meet the needs of the service
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Willingness to be flexible with approach and attitude.
- Ability to cope in a busy environment.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Nye Bevan, Brookfield's Hospital
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