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Staff Nurse - DTC Ward services

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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The DTC is predominately Day Case Surgery and Endoscopy, and also houses the Candover Suite for Private Patients and the Breast Screening unit. Whilst the DTC started off as predominately day surgery, it does have a short stay ward, however, the theatres are able to accommodate most procedures and if the patient needs a longer stay than we cater for then we transfer post-surgery to an appropriate in-patient ward. Within Endoscopy we have one room for interventional procedures such as ERCP, Spyglass procedures, EBUS to name a few. The unit sees over 15,000 patients per year from Local Anaesthetics to regional blocks to General Anaesthetics - who said Day Surgery was boring!

Main duties of the job

The DTC offers a vast and varied nursing experience, including exposure to a general surgical ward and a bustling day case unit.

Your duties will include the delivery of the following services:
  • High standards of Professional Practice to ensure quality and safety of patient care, experience and the patient journey
  • Developing own clinical practice, knowledge, skills and experience.
  • Acting as a good role model
  • Supporting the team in ensuring that clinical services are delivered to a high quality of care and that all compliance requirements such as CQC and contractual requirements are achieved.
  • To undertake the comprehensive assessment of patients using investigative and analytical skills where factors may be conflicting, requiring analysis and interpretation skills and the comparison of a range of options to achieve effective treatment or discharge planning check

To develop clinically reasoned treatment, action and discharge plans and to undertake and evaluate treatment.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Registration

Essential

  • Must have NMC Registration
  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience
  • Or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience


Desirable

  • Must be working towards NMC Registration


Experience

Essential

  • Must have hospital based experience
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) clearly recorded for professional profile
  • Completed clinical placements in a variety of areas
  • Knowledge of the management of in-patients and outpatients including evidence based strategies.
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of approaches to the management of patients utilising clinical reasoning.
  • Multidisciplinary team working
  • Understanding of Health Environment policies and legislation including Clinical, HR, E& D, Governance
  • Adherence to current statutory requirements, standards and regulations
  • Awareness of local and national agenda within the speciality


Desirable

  • Must have surgical ward/unit hospital based experience


skills and ability

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate the required behaviour in keeping with the Trust values
  • Ability to communicate written and verbal information in English, keeping legible and accurate notes
  • Able to present information, written and orally in a clear and logical manner
  • Good communication skills to communicate complex, sensitive or confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Understands the legal responsibilities of the profession.
  • Show evidence of being self-motivated and motivate others


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

DTC BNHH HHFT

Aldermaston Road

Basingstoke

RG24 9NA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

251-SURG366-DTCC

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