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Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

This is a really exciting opportunity to join our Oncology Team as a Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse in the Arden Centre. We are an Outpatient/Day Unit Service, providing treatment for patients with Cancer. Treatments include systemic anti cancer (Immunotherapy & Chemotherapy), supportive treatments (Blood products) and management of central venous access devices.

We are looking for a nurse who is very experienced with the above treatments, who has leadership and management skills and who is able to ensure the delivery of high-quality and safe care.

***THIS POST IS PREDOMINATLY BASED AT COVENTRY, HOWEVER COVER AT THE MAPLE UNIT IN RUGBY WILL BE REQUIRED ON OCCAISION.***

Main duties of the job

You will be expected to provide clinical leadership and management support to the Chemotherapy Suite and Oncology Outpatient Unit, have the ability to motivate staff, problem solving, being a role model and implementing change.

You will need to have excellent communication skills as the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team is essential.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times
  • Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team
  • A skilled practitioner and clinical leader providing support to the management team, participating in service/policy development
  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented, and evaluated/audited.
  • Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities including HR, resource, and bleep-holder responsibilities as appropriate
  • Demonstrate highly technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient management including complex patient monitoring equipment management and frequent administration of invasive tests/procedures
  • Develop and educate staff, participating in supervision, mentorship and appraisal as required
  • Utilise and ensure others utilise IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce, and resource data available
  • Manage expected and unexpected clinical events requiring varying levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need
  • Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g imparting bad news or following an unexpected event
  • Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards
  • Maintain a clean, safe environment ensuring adherence to Trust standards of cleanliness, hygiene, and infection control at all times.

For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

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Experience

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Knowledge

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Skills

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals Coventry

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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