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Staff Nurse Urology OPD

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Assess the care needs of patients and develop a programme of care which is evaluated and amended as appropriate. Carry out relevant forms of direct and indirect patient care without direct supervision. Regularly take charge of the clinical area in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility or his/her deputy.
  • Utilises and integrates evidence into practice

Main duties of the job

  • Clinical

  • 1.1 HWB2 Be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development of programmes of care ensuring that these are evaluated and amended as appropriate.

    1.2 Core1 Document the condition and progress of patients and report to medical staff and/or senior nursing staff any areas of concern.

    1.3 HWB5 Undertake nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and guidelines.

    1.4 Core2 Demonstrate clinical procedures to registered and unregistered staff as required.

    1.5 G6 Once competent in team management skills, take charge of the clinical area on a regular basis in the absence of the person who has continuing responsibility or his/her deputy.

    1.6 Participate in the support and implementation of Essence of Care guidelines.

    1.7 HWB5 Be aware of your role with regard to the Medicines Code of Practice.

    1.8 Comply with all Trust policies with particular regard to the policies and procedures carried out in the event of maintaining staff and patient safety.

    1.9 Liaise with other clinical areas providing appropriate policies, education and clinical expertise in order to facilitate the management of patients with special requirements.

    About us

    Urology Outpatients are a friendly hardworking team. The wellbeing and care for our patients in at the heart of what we do.

    The clinic duty hours are between 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    1.12 Participate in co-ordination of clinic activities and assist with urological procedures.

    1.13 Assist in the delivery of nurse led clinics for a range of urological conditions

    1.14 Assist in the management of urological conditions and promotion of continence

    1.15 Participate in effective assessment for insertion of male and female urinary catheterisation with appropriate ongoing care management
  • Communication

  • 2.1 Communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team in order to promote efficient patient care and maintain effective channels of communication.

    2.2 Report all accidents and untoward incidents to the nurse in charge of the area and complete an incident form in accordance with Trust policy.

    2.2 Maintain accurate patient records.

    2.3 Communicate with and provide support for patients relatives, carers and visitors.

    2.4 Be aware of the need for confidentiality both within the written and spoken word and ensure correct storage of patients records at all times.

    2.5 Liaise with other clinical areas as necessary for the coordination of patient care and the smooth running of the ward/unit/department.
  • Managerial

  • 3.1 Support a culture of teamwork within the clinical area.

    3.2 Collaborate with all members of the clinical area to ensure efficient running of the ward/unit/department.

    3.3 Use resources effectively in order to provide quality patient care whist having an awareness of budgetary issues.

    3.4 Assist the Sister/Charge Nurse in introducing new members of staff to their duties.

    3.5 G6 Supervise registered and unregistered staff as appropriate.

    3.5 Take all reasonable steps to ensure the safe keeping of patients property in accordance with Trust policy.

    3.6 Ensure where appropriate that the programmes of training for learners, both student nurses and nursing auxiliaries/health care assistants are completed.

    3.7 Undertake formal and informal teaching sessions as required and undertake training to act as a mentor to students.

    3.8 Following appropriate training, carry the directorate/floor beep.

    3.9 Contribute to the monitoring and control of expenditure and use of resources.
  • General

  • 4.1 Be aware of need for own personal development and be prepared to attend and undertake any necessary training, being aware of the need to develop oneself and to strive to increase personal knowledge..

    4.2 Contribute to making the clinical environment conductive to learning and development where individuals feel able to discuss ideas and action as well as showing initiative.

    Person Specification

    Application Form & Interview


    • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's We are here for you behavioural standards
    • Experience of delivering nursing care to a group of patients Supervision of non- registered staff and students


    • Demonstrate a knowledge of current issues related to the NHS
    • Demonstrate an involvement in link nurse, or project work Audit or research within the clinical area

    Analytical and Judgement skills


    • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care nurse role


    • Demonstrate a knowledge of current issues related to the NHS

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts



    City Hospital, Hucknall Road


    NG5 1PB

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