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Staff Nurse-Outpatients

Employer
York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
York
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata/per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join our friendly team in the Outpatient Department at York Hospital.

We are currently open Monday-Friday between 8am-6pm. Providing the local community with high quality care and services across a wide variety of specialties.

You will assist consultants to run specialist clinics and provide patients with treatments and procedures in a variety of different clinics.

You will work alongside healthcare assistants to provide safe and efficient patient care.

Clinical skills within Outpatients

- Safe administration of medication, including intramuscular injections- Wound care using ANTT for a variety of wounds on both vascular and plastic surgery clinics. Following and creating wound care plans and providing health information for patients.- Patient assessment, including A to E assessment and escalation of assessment to the appropriate clinician.- Undertaking ECGs competently.- Working with student nurses to support them with their competencies and objectives.- Working alongside the Nurse in Charge to coordinate the morning or afternoon clinics, considering skill mix and staffing.

Main duties of the job

  • Maintain a high standard of patient focused care in accordance with York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for patients, ensuring accurate written records are kept.
  • Communicate with patients and carers to ensure they have access to appropriate information.
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships between all staff involved in the care of the patient
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct
  • Undertake duties on different wards/departments as and when required by service demands
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for compliance with infection control policies and procedures
  • Education and Training

This description indicates the main functions and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended to be a complete list. It will be amended as necessary in the event of future changes.

About us

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description

We also offer a number of other benefits for our Band 5 Staff Nurses which include the following:
  • Refer a Friend - You will receive a �250 payment if you refer a nurse to us who subsequently takes up employment in our Trust (paid after the new starter completes 4-months in post).
  • Pre-registered Nurses will be paid Band 5 pending their pin

Pre-registrants Preceptorship

We are proud to offer our Multi-Professional Preceptorship Programme to all newly registered practitioners. This is a wonderful opportunity to welcome you into your new teams and our Trust, providing you with support and guidance as you develop in confidence and competence whilst transitioning from student to autonomous professional.

Preceptorship lasts 12 months and you will be assigned a preceptee who will support coach, mentor and guide you through regular meetings, along side a programme of structured learning

For more information please see the documents attached or contact the Preceptorship team yhs-tr.preceptorship.nhs.net

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact yhs-tr.recruitment@nhs.net.

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID19, this remains our best defence to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Level 1 or 2)


Essential

Essential

  • Good written and verbal skills


Essential

Essential

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload of the department


Essential

Essential

  • Experience working within a team and motivating colleagues


Essential

Essential

  • Commit to self development and undergo training where necessary


Desirable

Desirable

  • Practice Supervisor or Practice Assessor training or experience supporting junior staff


Desirable

Desirable

  • Experience and/or knowledge of Outpatient care and services


Essential

Essential

  • Previous experience in wound care management


Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Outpatients Ground Floor York Hospital

Wigginton Road

York

YO31 8HE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

419-6017851-PSD-SN

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