Day Units & MPU Qualified Nurse (Maryport) - 37.5 hours per week - permanent
The day units are Nurse lead , highly skilled clinical sites, aimed to prevent patient admission to hospital and to facilitate timely discharge from hospital.Working largely alone and unsupervised, assess patients, plan and implement care in the day Unit, provide advice and education to patients, carers and colleagues, maintain associated records. Carry out complex nursing procedures.
Carry out delegated management tasks including line management of other team members. Flexible working is required to meet the needs of the patients group. As part of the Community Collaborative we are commissioned to provide 7/7 nursing services between 8am and 8pm.Main duties of the job
- To prioritise referrals and manage workload.
- To deliver scheduled care according to work rotas.
- To support colleagues across all Day unit & MPU sites- and cross cover rotas if required.
- To assess, deliver and evaluate all aspects of clinical nursing care based on best practice.
- To actively participate in training, competency achievement and delivery of new nursing interventions to further develop the Day Unit Service.
- Ability to cannulate patients and administer IV medication and blood products as prescribed and as per Trust Policy and Standard Operating Procedures specific to the Department.
- Management of central lines
- Management and delivery of a large variety of complex nursing procedures.
- To have sound knowledge base of medication and effects on conditions.
- To be responsible for appropriate and cost effective nurse prescribing.
- To administer medications, reviewing and monitoring effects.
- To communicate closely with patients and all parties involved in delivery of services.
- To order and ensure effective management of specialist nursing equipment.
- To work within safe parameters, referring to SOP's, CG's, Policies and national guidelines.
- To liaise and communicate effectively with a variety of specialist clinicians and other referral sources.
At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.
Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
- Being a clinically led organisation
- Quality and safety at the heart
- A positive patient experience every time
- A great place to work
- Managing our money well
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
Across the North East and North Cumbria we are working together to deliver our ambition to be the greenest region in England by 2030. There is an expectation for all staff to support this by familiarising yourself with the Trust's sustainability initiatives such as waste and recycling, going paperless, videoconferencing, sustainable transport and others.
We encourage you to think about what you can do as an individual and within your team to contribute in to embedding carbon reduction into the everyday running of our organisation.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesThe Trust will provide a twelve month preceptorship period for all newly registered healthcare professionals. Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period.
Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
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As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.
A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.
27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years
Flexible working Scheme
Excellent opportunities for development
Competitive NHS Pension scheme
Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems
These schemes are subject to availabilityPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Level 1 registered nursing qualifications
- Post registration qualification in teaching/assessing
- Evidence of continuous professional development to degree level or equivalent experience
- Non-Medical Prescribing V300 (achieved or working towards)
- Ability to use initiative, prioritise effectively.
- Demonstrate evidence to work as part of a team
- Demonstrable recent Nursing experience.
- Demonstrate evidence to motivate team/peers.
- Evidence of clinical/professional development.
- Demonstrate evidence of working autonomously, utilising Standard operating procedures and Clinical Guidelines
- Leadership of a team
- Knowledge of changing health agenda and impact for community nursing
- Recent nursing experience - Day unit services and management of complex procedures
- Both acute and community nursing experience
- Demonstrable understanding of the extent of the role.
- Broad knowledge base of acute and chronic conditions.
- Understanding of scope of professional practice.
- Understanding of reflective practice and its application.
- Self-awareness and appreciation of limitations.
- Demonstrate ability of change management.
- Problem solving skills
Skills & AptitudesEssential
- Knowledge of changing way health services are being planned and delivered
- Awareness of current changes in the delivery of healthcare
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to delegate effectively.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Enthusiasm and ability to work as part of a team.
- IT skills
- Post registration clinical skills (competent or working towards) - Cannulation, catheterisation, Mid line management, Spirometry, Venesection, Nurse prescribing, Wound assessment and care, Venepuncture, Blood product administration, Biological Therapy administration.
- Immediate Life support trained
- Student Mentorship
- Previous post Qualification experience
- Able to travel independently.
- Able to work 24/7 and flexibly across a range of in-patient and community settings.
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North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Maryport Day Unit
Ewanrigg Road, Maryport
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