An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experience band 5 staff nurse post in our busy children's outpatient department at The Royal London site, Barts Health NHS Trust.
The nurse-led children's outpatient department is part of a versatile and dynamic service, providing high quality holistic care with an emphasis on working in partnership with the children and their families. There are opportunities to work within highly established inter professional teams with an emphasis on working in partnership with the children and their families. Customer service is our priority!
The children's outpatient department provides clinics for a wide range of specialities both surgical and medical such as Orthopaedic, Plastics, General Paediatrics, Endocrinology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology etc... The post holder will therefore have every opportunity to develop new skills and knowledge, working closely with all multi-disciplinary team members.Main duties of the job
The post holder will have excellent communication skills, be adaptable and flexible in their working. They will be keen to learn and develop new skills and knowledge through the availability of a variety of training opportunities whilst facilitating the learning needs of others.About us
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To provide effective family centred nursing care to patients and their families.
Ensure that evidence based practice is performed at all times, taking responsibility for updating own knowledge and skill in line with Trust policies and procedures and NMC code of professional conduct.
For newly qualified band 5 nurses, it will be an important step in consolidating practice and completing all relevant clinical competencies, receiving adequate support from colleagues.Person SpecificationExperienceEssential
- oKnowledge of resource management
- oKnowledge in education process of patients, families, students and other qualified/non qualified staff
- oKnowledge/ experience of providing nursing care for children within an acute paediatric setting
- oAwareness of working with children/families within a multi-cultural environment
Employer detailsEmployer name
- oAssessing and mentoring qualification
Barts Health NHS TrustAddress
Royal London Hospital
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