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Critical Care Outreach Practitioner CNS Band 7

Employer
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Carshalton
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Critical Care Outreach Practitioner CNS, Band 7 Permanent 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated nurse with critical care/ acute clinical and leadership experience to join our Critical Care Outreach team (CCOT) as we expand our service to provide 24/7 cross site cover.

The successful applicant will join a supportive and dynamic team, leading on delivering high standards of care to acutely unwell patients across our site. CCOT teams are a nurse led service supported by the critical care consultant team. You will have the opportunity to work both as a team and independently, identifying patients at risk of clinical deterioration or that are deteriorating have their needs prioritised with appropriate assessment, intervention and on-ongoing management. Teaching and delivering education to ward teams is an essential part of the role together with leading on deteriorating patient quality improvement work across site.

There will be opportunities for you to further your professional development with access to courses available through the Trust and with our partner education institutions

Main duties of the job

  • Collaboratively work as an integral member of the Multidisciplinary Team to providing safe and effective care in ward areas.
  • Recognise and respond to acutely ill and deteriorating patients ensuring timely interventions by the most appropriate member of the healthcare team particularly out of hours.
  • Respond to clinical emergencies as they arise.
  • Teach and assess clinical skills in practice as the opportunity arises.
  • Act as a professional role model for acute care.
  • Audit patient outcomes and service delivery and work collaboratively with other key personnel to introduce change for service improvement


About us

The successful applicant will join a supportive and dynamic team, leading on delivering high standards of care to acutely unwell patients across our site. Our Hospital at Night and CCOT teams are a nurse led service supported by the consultant team. You will have the opportunity to work both as a team and independently, identifying patients at risk of clinical deterioration or that are deteriorating have their needs prioritised with appropriate assessment, intervention and on-ongoing management. Teaching and delivering education to ward teams is an essential part of the role together with leading on deteriorating patient quality improvement work across site.

There will be opportunities for you to further your professional development with access to courses available through the Trust and with our partner education institutions

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to this post

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN BSc
  • Recognised Critical Care or relevant Acute Care Course
  • Clinical Reasoning Advanced Patient Assessment Course


Desirable

  • MSc
  • Non Medical Prescribing Course


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant Acute/ Critical Care Experience
  • Leadership and shift leading Experience
  • Change Management


Desirable

  • Previous outreach experience
  • Previous band 7 experience


Skills

Essential

  • Advanced Patient Assessment and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Established Team / Shift Leading Skills
  • Collaborative MDT Working
  • Record of Teaching and Assessing Clinical Practice
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Able to Prioritise Work load


Desirable

  • Research Skills
  • Audit Skills


Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Epsom and St Helier Cross site

Wrythe Lane

Carshalton

SM5 1AA

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343-5755350-RB-SR-B

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