We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic candidate to the role of Team Leader for our Paediatric Hospital@Home service to provide a high level service to all patients and staff within the department. This is a FTC to cover maternity cover and an exiting opportunity to join a newly established team.Main duties of the job
An exiting opportunity has arisen for the establishment on a pilot H@H service. This is a new service that will sit alongside an existing well established dynamic CCNT. The post holder will work within the multidisciplinary team to provide safe and appropriate management of children and young people with an acute illness which can be treated in the community. They will be working closely with the acute teams to ensure that patient safety is paramount.
They will be able to identify patients suitable for H@H and ensure a rapid discharge from ED or the ward. To plan, implement and evaluate their care. To review any re-admissions and identify potential reasons why this has occurred.About us
Community Children's Team of the Children's and Young People's division at North Middlesex Hospital is seeking to appoint a band 7 paediatric nurse as part of the new children's Hospital @ Home (H@H) service. The post is based at North Middlesex Hospital located in Edmonton, London and the service is commissioned to provide home based care to children in the borough's of Haringey Enfield. The H@H pilot has been commissioned by NCL ICB. The function of the team will be to provide hospital standard care to children with acute nursing needs in the community. Working within a virtual ward model, the service will develop bespoke care pathways for children requiring nursing care which will avoid extended lengths of stay and admission. The team will work closely with paediatricians and pharmacy colleagues to ensure a seamless transfer home and provide high quality nursing care according to their treatment plan. The H@H service supports the NHS Long Term Plan which emphasises the importance of care to be provided closer to home and aligns with the STP vision to improve urgent and emergency care for children. In turn, the H@H service will aim to support the 4 hour emergency department turnaround target and improve the flow of patients within North Middlesex.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
A full list of duties and responsibilities will be found within the job description and requirements for the role can be found within the person specification.Person SpecificationEducation & QualificationsEssential
- oRSCN or RN (Child)
- oRelevant First level degree or masters in appropriate subject or working towards
- oRecognised teaching/ mentorship qualification
Skills & AbilitiesEssential
- oPrevious audit experience
- oWorking towards CCN SPQ
- oNon-medical prescriber
- oCompleted an ANP course
- oExcellent clinical nursing skills pertinent to the role
- oAbility to effectively prioritise and organise own workload
- oAssertively manages situations which may be complex and involve conflict or crisis.
- oExperience of the application, of professional judgement in a range of clinical and non-clinical situations.
- oExcellent interpersonal skills, is engaged and able to negotiate and mediate
- oCommunicates with clarity and direction, both written and verbally
- oAnalyses and identifies trends in clinical information, identifies issues and proposes solutions to problems
- oKnowledge of current issues relating to patient safety Knowledge of current legislation affecting health
- oGood knowledge of anatomy and physiology and the management of an acutely unwell child
- oIT skills, use of data and spread sheets, production of clear reports, action plans and presentations
- oVenepuncture and Cannulation skill
- oExperience of working within Community Nursing/ED/PAU setting
- oEffective leadership
- oAble to work as part of a multi-professional team
- oCompliance with mandatory training in line with Safeguarding of Adults and Children at risk of abuse.
- oIT skills, data input, collection, analysis, audit and evaluation. Use of databases. Standard keyboard skills and knowledge of a number of IT packages such as Word, PAS, e-rostering,
- oPresentation Software (power-point) etc.
- oAble to work safely under pressure across competing priorities
- oWork with targets and deadlines
- oAbility to utilise research and develop a research aware culture
- oAbility to undertake clinical skills and competency to maintain credibility
- oCan act on own initiative
- oAble to follow detailed written instructions and assessment outcomes
- oSound clinical judgements and decision making regarding acutely unwell patients
- oAbility to prioritise work/ response/ triage referrals and messages effectively
Employer detailsEmployer name
- oTo be a team player
- oTo strive for excellence
- oTo be innovative and forward thinking
- oTo be able to critically evaluate situations
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS TrustAddress
North Middlesex University Hospital
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