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Paediatric Critical Care Outreach Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£35,392 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
25 May 2024

Job Details

Paediatric Critical Care Outreach Nurses

Band 7 or Band 6 development (depending on experience)

2 wte Permanent post

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join our existing Paediatric Critical Care Outreach Team (PCCOT) within Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Are you an experienced, dynamic paediatric nurse who can multi-task, make high level decisions and demonstrate excellent people skills whilst being focused on working collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary team, leading and providing expert care for critically ill children?

As a paediatric critical care outreach nurse, you will have advanced clinical assessment and decision-making skills and will act as a professional role model, supporting, educating and developing new and existing nurses and junior medical staff in paediatric acute and high dependency care across the whole of the children's hospital.

This role allows experienced and senior nurses the opportunity to focus on clinical care delivery and education for our higher acuity patient group. The PCCOT are involved in leading on clinical management pathways for patients, ensuring a high standard of holistic, evidence-based care is achieved and maintained in all clinical areas. The successful applicants will be expected to work autonomously across all areas of the hospital, leading, managing and supervising the assessment of care.

Main duties of the job

Applicants are required to be RSCN or RN-Part 15 (Child Branch) and have a post-registration qualification in a related acute paediatric field. You will have excellent communication skills, proven acute paediatric clinical skills together with organisational, leadership and management expertise.

Previous experience as an Outreach Nurse is desirable.

Please note that this vacancy is not suitable for overseas registered nurses who are required to pass the OSCE exam before they can register with the UK NMC.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • RSCN or Registered Nurse (Child) (B6, B7)
  • Educated & completion of Degree (B6, B7)
  • Masters' qualification or above, or evidence of successful completion of master's level module (B7)
  • Post registration certificate in acute paediatric acute care e.g., HDU, Children Emergency Care, PCC (B6, B7)
  • Current PILS / PLS Certification (B6, B7)
  • Physical Assessment and Clinical Reasoning -Child (PACR-Child) Module / Skills or equivalent Degree or master's Level (B7)
  • Pathophysiology and diagnostic reasoning for advanced practice (PADRAP) - Module / Skills or equivalent Degree or master's Level (B7)
  • Evidence of continued professional development (B6, B7)
  • Teaching qualification or evidence of clinical teaching experience (B6)


Desirable

  • EPLS / APLS - successful completion - Current certification (B6, B7)
  • Teaching qualification or evidence of clinical teaching experience (B7)
  • Masters' qualification or above, or evidence of successful completion of master's level module (B6)
  • Physical Assessment and Clinical Reasoning -Child (PACR-Child) Module / Skills or equivalent Degree or master's Level (B6)
  • Pathophysiology and diagnostic reasoning for advanced practice (PADRAP) - Module / Skills or equivalent Degree or master's Level (B6)


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience of working within a Paediatric Critical Care Outreach Team (B7)
  • Extensive post registration experience in paediatric critical care / high dependency nursing (B6, B7)
  • Proven clinical / organisational / managerial skills (B7)
  • Proven experience of working within a hospitalbased paediatric multidisciplinary team (B6, B7)
  • Sound understanding of acute clinical ward-based areas of practice (B6, B7)
  • Understanding of clinical governance framework within the Trust (B7)
  • Evidence of leadership skills and abilities and involvement in change management (B7)
  • Experience of participation in research and audit studies within the last 3yrs (B7)
  • Proven leadership skills and involvement in change management (B6)


Desirable

  • CXR interpretations skills (B6, B7)
  • Knowledge and skills in paediatric burns care (B6, B7)
  • Knowledge and skills in paediatric trauma care (B6, B7)


Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Evidence of excellent verbal and written communication and assertion skills (B6, B7)
  • Remains calm in stressful situations (B6, B7)
  • Good time management (B6, B7)
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary Team (B6, B7)
  • Ability to work independently, autonomously, without close supervision (B6, B7)
  • Able to prioritise workload without close supervision (B6, B7)
  • Ability work to a high level of Accuracy (B6, B7)
  • Good listening skills (B7)
  • Evidence of competency and confidence in undertake acute/ high dependency clinical skills (B6, B7)
  • Competency in paediatric venepuncture and cannulation skills (B7)
  • Competency in delivering medications via Patient Group Directive (PGD) (B7)
  • Able to practice as an autonomous practitioner (B6, B7)
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise own work (B7)
  • Effective communication skills able to communicate complex organisational and clinical information to medical and nursing colleagues (B6, B7)
  • Computer literate i.e., word, power-point, publisher and excel spreadsheets (B6, B7)


Desirable

  • Competency in delivering medications via Patient Group Directive (PGD) (B6)
  • Patient Group Directive (PGD) skills competency (B6)
  • Competency in paediatric venepuncture and cannulation skills (B6)


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin St

Bristol

BS2 8BJ

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387-WC-6976-DA

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