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Staff Nurse - Outpatients

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Outpatient Department at The Royal London Hospital is looking for a Full time/Part time staff nurse to help deliver a high standard of evidence based patient focused care, whose primary aim is to successfully deliver the overall NHS objectives.

Currently, clinics are held Monday to Friday but you should be prepared to work weekends on an adhoc basis if required.

We facilitate multi-specialty clinics, including Vascular Surgery, Neurology, Renal Medicine, Colorectal Surgery as well as the Flexible Cystoscopy Clinic and other Minor Procedure Clinics. In addition, we are responsible for a Nurse Led Plastic Surgery Dressings Clinic which is held every weekday and is highly specialized, Minor procedures Clinic . You must be Flexible and be able to work well within a team and with different disciplines, offering support and assistance patients, Colleagues and Visitors to the Department as required

Applicants need to have good communication and organization skills, preferably with a proven record of working within an Outpatient or similar Department.

The Outpatients Department is a changing environment and will offer you an exciting opportunity to use all your skills when dealing with the public.

Main duties of the job

To assist, maintain and support outpatient clinics across The Royal London and Mile End Hospitals. The Outpatient areas are currently open Monday to Friday with varying hours from 08.30 to 19.00. There is a possibility that in the future there will be regular weekend and evening work. The post holder must be flexible to open and close Clinics as required by the service.

The Band 5 Staff Nurse will be responsible for supporting the band 6 and Band 7 Sisters in the management of the daily Clinical activities in the Outpatients department by assisting in the delivery of high standard of Nursing care to patients attending their appointment in line with the Trust vision and Values. This includes ensuring that all patients and visitors coming to the department have a safe , smooth and comfortable experience throughout their journey in the outpatients . The post also includes managing issues and problems in clinics and escalate accordingly . The post holder will be responsible in managing risk to self , patients , staff , visitors and colleagues in the department as well as to provide administrative and non-administrative support to patients coming the department .

The Band 5 Staff Nurse will also be responsible in assisting Doctors in the Minor Procedures Clinics as well as providing assistance to other members of the Healthcare team within the outpatients .

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 description

Job 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 Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse


Desirable

  • Mentorship in Practice course or equivalent
  • Tissue Viability or Wound care Course


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience including a minimum of 1 year's recent experience within a ward setting
  • Previous Nursing experience in a Ward based setting


Desirable

  • Previous Outpatients Nursing experience
  • Experience in mentoring and supervising students or junior staff


Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness Of Safeguarding is issues
  • Understanding of Health and Safety in the Outpatients


Desirable

  • Understanding and knowledge of issues related to Outpatients
  • An understanding of patients focused care within the Outpatients setting


Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust

Address

Royal London Hospital

London

E1 1FR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

259-6080257RLH

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