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This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join our dedicated oncology / haematology team here South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (STSFT).
This is a secondment / fixed term opportunity for 12 months to develop our staff.
You will work alongside experienced staff to provide safe effective care for our patients. We are looking to recruit a dynamic and forward thinking registered nurse to work as part of this team. It is essential that you have experience in chemotherapy / oncology.
As a Clinical Educator you will be responsible for research and for developing training packages. You will develop appropriate competency based clinical skills education and develop relevant competency assessment documents relating to all things oncology and haematology including assisting on the wards / units delivering chemotherapy. This role supports the Trusts Governance and Patient Safety agenda.
The hours are fulltime, 37.5 hours per week predominantly Monday Friday with the need to be flexible and support staff on evenings and weekends.
If you are interested in this post, for an informal discussion please contact Chris Black
, Directorate Manager for Medical Specialities on 01915656256 ext 49377
or email: Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.orgMain duties of the job
This is a secondment / fixed term opportunity for 12 months to develop our staff. You will be responsible for research and for developing training packages relating to all things oncology and haematology including assisting on the wards / units delivering chemotherapy.
You will work alongside experienced staff to provide safe effective care for our patients.
We are looking to recruit a dynamic and forward thinking registered nurse to work as part of this team. It is essential that you have experience in chemotherapy / oncology.
You will maintain the delivery and quality of services provided within the care environment including the care delivered, supporting nursing standards and acting as a role model working clinically with staff where needed. The appointed candidate will have the ability to influence change and development of practice, utilising the most recent evidence base.
Other aspects of the role include contributing to the performance review of nursing staff where appropriate,Implementation and evaluation audits to measure the impact of educational programmes and disseminate the results to the team ensuring engagement, identifying areas of good practice and providing opportunities for staff to share this within the division and potentially across the organisation.About usPlease help us by adding your telephone number to your application form this will allow us to contact you quickly if required.
One Team One Trust - There are many reasons to work at our Trust. From our commitment to putting people first to our accessible services and award winning teams. We have a passion for research, innovation and tackling inequalities. We are committed to respect, fairness and civility and promote a compassionate, caring and positive culture / working environment.
We welcome all applications irrespective of peoples race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion/belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups. Looking after our workforces health and wellbeing is a priority for STSFT. We also provide access to high quality education, training, career progression and support.
The Trust employs around 8,300 people and provides a range of hospital services to a local community of around 430,000 residents. We also provide a range of more specialised services outside this area, in some cases to a population as great as 860,000. We offer our staff outstanding benefits - Fitness Centre (SRH), libraries at both hospital sites, chaplaincy support and access to a Childcare Co-ordinator to help staff with childcare arrangements.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The primary purpose of this role is to support and deliver on-going education and training for nursing and teams. There may be a requirement to support members of the wider MDT to support implementation of wider service/pathway changes.
Identify all opportunities for themselves and others where learning can take place, both formally and informally.
Support a Training Needs Analysis and maintain registers of training as appropriate, support ward and departmental sisters/charge nurses to ensure mandatory training levels are compliant with Trust standard.
Contribute to corporate training and education. Will be asked to support the roll out of practice development initiatives.
Develop appropriate competency based clinical skills education and develop relevant competency assessment documents for approval by NEAG.
Support the Trusts Governance and Patient Safety agenda through active participation in the work of the Nurse Documentation Group and relevant training subgroups.
To maintain the delivery and quality of services provided within the care environment including the care delivered, supporting nursing standards and acting as a role model working clinically with staff where needed.
To provide a nursing lead as a member of the multidisciplinary team
To Provide advice
Patient and Staff advocacy
Influence change and development of practice, utilising the most recent evidence base.
Contribute to performance review of nursing staff where appropriate.
Abide by Trust policies when dealing with complaints, accidents and incidents.
Maintain discipline within the clinical area, abiding by Trust Disciplinary Procedure Policies
Contribute to interview panels, where appropriate in the appointment of staff, and be aware of legislation and local HR policies affecting the employment of staff.
Implementation of evaluation audits to measure the impact of educational programmes and disseminate the results.
Support and deliver local competency based induction for new staff and students to the directorates.
As a Professional Nurse Advocate (PNA) support provision of Clinical Supervision.
Identify areas of good practice and provide opportunities for staff to share this across the organisation.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Current NMC Registration (Level 1 adult nurse).
- Degree in nursing studies or healthcare related subject (UK equivalent).
- Mentorship certificate/ Practice Assessor training or demonstrable equivalent experience.
- Experience in specialist areas
- Working towards or educated to a Masters level.
- Thorough understanding of contemporary nursing issues.
- Evidence of innovation in practice.
- Evidence of leading change management.
- Evidence of practice development.
- Post registration experience some of which will be working at a senior level.
Skills & KnowledgeEssential
- Research or audit experience.
- Evidence of leadership and strong interpersonal skills.
- Awareness of national health and social care policy.
- Knowledge of best practice in area of specialism.
- Able to work without supervision.
- Competent in the use of Microsoft office packages and electronic nursing documentation.
- Proven interpersonal skills.
- Practice assessor/ supervision skills.
- Evidence of competency in relation to nursing practices appropriate to the post.
- Proven change management skills and practice development.
- Effective organisation skills, able to work to deadlines.
- Evidence of ongoing professional, personal and academic development.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Ability to assist patients to move as per Trust Moving and Handling Policy.
- Carrying teaching equipment such as laptop, stationary etc.
- Manual dexterity and up to date working knowledge of equipment e.g. syringe drivers, infusion pumps etc.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Sunderland Royal Hospital
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