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Staff Nurse - Urology

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Harrow
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa incl
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Urology Outpatients Department at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex site.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated staff nurse to join our friendly nursing team.

You will receive support in your new role and will be encouraged in further development. We offer a supportive, exciting and challenging work environment and we are committed to the training and development of our staff.

This is an ideal opportunity for somebody who is passionate about urology patients. The ideal candidate must enjoy patient contact and must be patient centred.

The candidate must be able to communicate well with others, be a good team player and show a natural desire to want to develop others as well as the service.

We welcome interested individuals to contact us to arrange an informal visit to the Urology Unit.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the care of a group of patients during the shift.

To be one of a team of named nurses, caring for a particular group of patients.

Assists in meeting the requirements of the Clinical Governance programme pertaining to the ward.

Assists in coordinating discharge planning in accordance with London North West Healthcare NHS Trust policy.

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical Practice

1.1 To assist in the assessment of care needs, development, delivery and implementation of programmes of care for an assigned patient group, using a validated model of nursing.

1.2 To implement appropriate practices in line with the policies of London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, to provide skilled/research based nursing care to meet the identified needs of patients and their relatives.

1.3 To work to the agreed standards of care within London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, and in collaboration with the Senior Sister/Ward Manager, monitor patient outcomes.

1.4 To establish effective communications with medical colleagues and all health care professionals to ensure appropriate nursing input to patient care discussions in order to ensure safe practice.

1.5 To be aware of the policies and philosophies of London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, including Health and Safety and ensure all actions are carried out within these guidelines.

1.6 To assist the Senior Sister and Senior Nurse/Ward Manager in maintaining a safe environment for staff, patients and relatives.

1.7 To assist the Education, Learning and Development department in the implementation of nursing research/changes in clinical practice.

1.8 Ensures effective participation in Clinical Governance initiatives and actively contributes to compliance with benchmarked standards for quality of clinical care.

1.9 To assist in clinical audit in line with Hospital and Divisional requirements.

1.10 To assist in the use of quality measuring tools as used by London North West Healthcare NHS Trust.
  • Management of Nurses and Resources

  • 2.1 To deploy support staff and student nurses with appropriate skills, to implement the nursing care plans, providing supervision as appropriate.

    2.2 To provide feedback to support workers and student nurses, in collaboration with the Senior Sister, on their performance/clinical competence and professional development.

    2.3 To report any untoward incidents, relating to clinical care or staff, to the immediate supervisor or site manager.

    2.4 Contribute to the effective use of physical and human resources.

    To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

    Person Specification

    Education /Qualifications

    Essential

    • oRegistered Nurse (NMC)
    • oEvidence of professional development and continual study/experience


    Desirable

    • oPrevious Urology experience (5)
    • oExperience with catheters/bladder scans (5)


    Knowledge and Experience

    Essential

    • oEvidence of continued professional development
    • oIT literate
    • . Post qualification experience in NHS or equivalent (n/a for students)


    Desirable

    • oEffective communication
    • oExperience of multi-professional working


    Employer details

    Employer name

    London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

    Address

    Northwick park hospital

    Watford Road

    Harrow

    HA1 3UJ

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    337-NP-7502SM

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