The Occupational Health & Wellbeing department have the opportunity to welcome an Occupational Health practice nurse to join their clinical team at the Royal Cornwall hospital. The post holder will undertake a range of clinical activities including immunisation assessments and administration as well as occupational health screening requirements. The post holders will contribute to the delivery of services on both NHS and non-NHS customers.Main duties of the job
You will undertake a variety of clinical duties which will include, health screening activities (eg Spirometry, audiometry), venepuncture as well as administration of occupational related immunisations and Skin assessments.
The post holders will be required to drive throughout Cornwall Providing clinic visits, therefore a full UK driving licence is essential for the post.
This is a Full time post (37.5 hours per week)About us
Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Post registration experience with sound clinical knowledge and evidence based practice
Up to date knowledge and understanding of the NHS strategy and agenda, national directives, other Department of Health and Health & Safety Executive legislation and all governance aspects with a specific emphasis on workplace health and well-being
Knowledge of SEQOHS standards and requirements for accreditationAwareness of Health & Safety law, and able to demonstrate an understanding of risk assessment, its uses and implications together with associated health and safety implications
Understanding of clinical audit, IT Literate. Awareness of current Occupational Health & Wellbeing issues
Be willing to undertake further specialist training appropriate to this job as required.
Be able to problem solve and make decisions with a strong sense of customer focusPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Currently Registered on Part 1 of the NMC register
- Good General Eduational
- Post Registration experience which demonstrates sound clinical knowledge and evidence based practice
- Ability to work well in both team and on own iniative
- IT Literate
practical and Intellectual skillsEssential
- Previouys recent NHS experience
- Previous recent Occupational Health experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Practical skills such as Venepuncture and vaccinations
Royal Cornwall Hospitals TrustAddress
Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust
OH Department, Pendeen House
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