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Acute pain and Vascular access specialist practitioner

Employer
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Taunton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to expansion of the clinical service an exciting and rare opportunity has become available to join the acute pain and vascular access team.

The Acute pain and vascular access team provide specialist knowledge and skills to support patients and staff throughout the trust.

Applicants must be positively driven and willing to strive for the highest clinical standards of patient care.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills, ability to prioritise and manage a patient case load and enjoy the challenge of this complex role.

Main duties of the job

To provide expert clinical care and advice on pain management to patients and the multi-disciplinary team.

To insert PICC , Midlines, Cannulas, manage difficult vascular access and provide expert clinical care and advice of these devices.

Support the provision of specialist education in both specialities across the trust.

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide expert clinical care and advice on pain management to patients and the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To insert PICC , Midlines, Cannulas, manage difficult vascular access and provide expert clinical care and advice of these devices.
  • Support the provision of specialist education in both specialities across the trust.

Please see attached JD for further information

Person Specification

Desirable

Essential

  • RGN with experience within the acute setting
  • Experience with cannulation and venepuncture
  • Experience with complex pain management such as PCA's and Rectus sheath catheters


Desirable

  • Teaching/mentoring experinece
  • Evidence of managing a clinical case load


Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Musgrove Park Hospital

Parkfield Drive

Taunton

TA1 5DA

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184-CR6200539

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