We have two posts for audit and guideline senior midwife roles to work across UH Sussex at our four sites Princess Royal, Royal Sussex County, St Richards and Worthing Hospitals.
The Audit and Guidelines Midwife will be responsible for ensuring the co-ordination of the clinical audit programme within Maternity Services. The post holder will provide expert advice and promote clinical audit and quality improvement and assurance projects relevant to Maternity Services.
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the coordination of evidence-based guidelines (including Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Policies and Patient Information). Working in close collaboration with the MDT and wider Quality and Safety team in coproduction of relevant maternity documents within the Women's and Children's Division
The post holder will provide support with aspects of the quality governance agenda under the guidance of the Clinical Effectiveness and Governance matrons. Please note that if you currently work for another NHS Trust and are applying to accept this position as asecondmentopportunity, before applying you must seek agreement andauthorisationfrom your current Trust.Secondmentscan't be agreed without this approval. If you are unable to gain approval you should refrain from applying unless you wish to take this role as a fixed term position .Main duties of the job
The main component of the role will be to utilise their expert midwifery clinical knowledge to provide advice and promote and complete clinical audit, quality improvement and assurance projects relevant to Maternity Services. the post holder will also ensure the coordination of evidence-based guidelines (including Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Policies and Patient Information) ensuring co-production alongside the Maternity and Neonatal Voices Partnership (MNVP).
The post holder will consult and provide advice to clinical staff on the design and development of proposed audit projects and guidelines.
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For further information regarding the key responsibilities of this role please see the attached job description. If you have any further questions regarding this role please do not hesitate to contact us via the information belowPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Midwife
- Assessor/mentorship course or equivalent
- Masters in Midwifery
- Leadership / management course or equivalent
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Relevant clinical experience
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)Address
Worthing, St Richards, Princess Royal & Royal Sussex County Hospitals
Worthing, Chichester, Haywards Heath & Brighton
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