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Registered Nurse

Employer
North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockton on Tees
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
To be responsible for the provision of skilled nursing care, within the multidisciplinary care team. There will be a requirement to supervise Health Care Assistants and student nurses on a day to day basis, in achieving objectives. There will be a mandatory expectation to meet competencies in most areas to enable safe, autonomous running of Nurse Led Clinics

Main duties of the job

The Main Outpatients Departments have clinics across three sites: North Tees, Hartlepool and Peterlee and offer a wide range of multi specialty clinics including general medicine, respiratory, cardiology, general surgery, urology, breast care clinic, women's health, dermatology, pain management, ENT, ophthalmology, neurology, oncology, lung health and haematology.

This post will include taking responsibility for the daily coordination of the of the outpatient clinics, providing clinical expertise, teaching and supervising unregistered staff and student nurses, acting as a role model to junior staff and taking responsibility and accountability for a group of patients. This post will suit a nurse who is looking for an exciting, challenging role having the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and experience in the many specialities listed above.

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust are seeking a motivated registered nurse who is interested in joining the Outpatient Departments. It would be an advantage if you have theatre and outpatient experience due to the expansion of rheumatology, surgical, vascular, gynaecology, respiratory and dermatological procedures within an outpatient setting. This is a permanent post for up to 37.5 hours per week.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Contribute to the provision of the physical and psychological environment which is conductive to providing high standards of nursing care.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, relatives, carers, all members of organisation and external agencies.
  • Take charge of the Department in the absence of the OPD Sister.
  • Abide by legal requirements and statutory rules relating to NMC codes, scope of practice and local policies.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential clinical and nursing documentation
  • Participate in the delivery of health education in the prevention of illness to our patients
  • Assist in the assessment and evaluation of systems to ensure the maintenance of high quality standards of practices i.e. Nursing Strategy, 15 Steps Challenge, 6 Cs.
  • Participate in research as required and the application of research findings into clinical practice and actively take part initiating new ideas and implementation of evidence based practice.
  • To mentor and facilitate the education of health care assistants and student nurses.
  • Take responsibility for own personal development with evidence of a personal development portfolio and support others to develop and attend training.
  • Maintain a strong patient safety culture by participating in all aspects of Clinical Governance and Clinical Supervision.
  • To use resources appropriately and have a knowledge of resources management.
  • Demonstrate commitment to IWL principles and flexible working patterns, to meet the needs of the service and staff
  • Tackle discrimination and harassment, and promote equality and diversity in the workplace


Person Specification

Level 1 Nursing Qualification

Essential

  • 1st Level Registered Nurse.


Desirable

  • Leadership course
  • Teaching certificate


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of continued professional development.


Desirable

  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Previous outpatients experience


Skills

Essential

  • Deliver effective health promotion advice consistent with current DH guidance.
  • Must be able to work effectively as team member within a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.


Desirable

  • Previous experience of working within an Out -patient environment.


Disposition

Essential

  • Flexibility - able to cope with different work environments
  • Ability to work under pressure/meet tight deadlines whilst delivering high quality work


Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cross site

Hardwick Road

Stockton on Tees

TS19 8PE

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345-COM6113278-B

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