An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Neuromodulation Service at Barts Health. You will work in conjunction with the Neuromodulation Consultants, Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Research Co-ordinators, Lead Pain Clinical Nurse Specialist to deliver safe and efficient care of neuromodulation patients across various sites at Barts Health. You will work within a highly experienced multidisciplinary team in the delivery of high quality, evidence-based pain management that our patients deserve.
The post holder will have the opportunity to develop further their specialist knowledge and skills in providing health care to selected patients referred to the Neuromodulation Service. You will have the opportunity to liaise with neuromodulation company representatives to organise and run reprogramming clinics for patients and set up study days with stakeholders and other specialists in the field. In addition, there will be opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and skills to provide high quality neuromodulation care to patients in the Neuromodulation Service. Further acquisition of neuromodulation skill could be potentially obtained through a fully funded neuromodulation course.
You will be facilitating autonomous nurse-led clinics and providing essential nursing input to multidisciplinary clinics and meetings. Please note the shortlisting and interview stages are likely to take place after the Christmas period.Main duties of the job
You will be responsible for contributing to towards the day-to-day co-ordination and operational delivery of the Neuromodulation Service at Barts Health. This role plays a key part in ensuring that the complex pathways involved in delivering our neuromodulation service are safe and efficient. This will be monitored within an established governance framework.
In collaboration with the neuromodulation doctors, you will take responsibility for patients passing through the neuromodulation service, maintaining a professional approach at all times whilst ensuring that you are accessible to patients.
You will attend the monthly Service meeting, and the morbidity and mortality meetings relevant to neuromodulation. You will participate in audit, research, and educational activities relating to neuromodulation, using this information to inform quality improvement initiatives as required. You will maintain the national neuromodulation registry.
You will use effective communication skills to build relationships with other members of the MDT and external agencies to facilitate best practice in the care of patients who require neuromodulation.
You will demonstrate time management and organisational skills to deliver a flexible service that responds appropriately to the unpredictable and challenging needs of this patient group.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.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.Person SpecificationSkillsEssential
- oHigh standard of clinical skills
- oExcellent interpersonal skills
- oAble to work independently, and as part of a team
- oFormal and informal teaching skills
- oExcellent communications skills
- oBasic computer skills
- oRelevant 1st level degree or significant experience in similar Band 7 post
- oAdditional qualification in pain or relevant speciality e.g. Neurosurgery or Neurology
- oRelevant MSc
- oClinical supervision /mentorship qualification
- oExtensive clinical and post registration experience.
- oExperience in working within a chronic pain service
- oExperience of nurse-led clinics
- oExperience of quality assurance projects
- oExperience of audit processes
- oParticipation in research projects
- oExperience working in neuromodulation at Band 6 level or above
- oExperience in care of patients with neurosurgery/neurology needs.
- oAwareness of chronic pain services and the needs of inner-city populations
- oClear understanding of the Band 7 clinical nurse specialist role
- oUnderstanding of clinical governance structures
- oAwareness of current NHS and professional issues
- oAwareness of relevant professional guidelines
Employer detailsEmployer name
- oUnderstanding of change management principles
- oUnderstands principles of neuromodulation therapy relevant to chronic pain management
Barts Health NHS TrustAddress
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