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Registered Nurse/Midwife Practitioner for Vaccinations

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are looking to provide the women who access our maternity service a robust approach to the immunisation programme for seasonal Flu, pertussis (+/- COVID vaccinations).

You will work as an Immunisation Nurse / Midwife providing clinical expertise to pregnant women and their babies. This role is to practice, maintain and teach vaccination clinical skills to appropriate staff groups e.g. student midwives and midwifery, nursing and maternity support worker colleagues

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure that appropriate vaccinations are offered and administered to all pregnant women and that they are actively encouraged to uptake. You will ensure that each women and her partner are given up to date informed choice regarding immunisations for themselves and their babies. The post holder will be required to maintain up to date medical immunisation records as required. The post holder willprovide optimum quality of care to patients, offering support to the multi-professional team.

The successful applicant will work in partnership with the client, Midwives, GP, obstetricians and other agencies to ensure that all women are offered and given where appropriate Seasonal Influenza, Pertussis and Covid-19 vaccinations to pregnant women.

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

  • Work in partnership with the client, Midwives, GP, obstetricians and other agencies to ensure that all women are offered and given where appropriate Seasonal Influenza, Pertussis and Covid-19 vaccinations to pregnant women.
  • Work within the BCG vaccination clinic to provide BCG vaccines to neonates and babies who are eligible for the vaccine on the universal programme
  • Facilitate the learning of immunisation and vaccination skills through supervision, teaching and support.

Actively promote and encourage a healthy lifestyle, advising and arranging support for women as required.

Ensure that records that the vaccinations have been administered are maintained in the appropriate medical record.
  • Ensure quality standards are met
  • Maintain up to date professional knowledge, which is demonstrated through clinical practice.
  • Be accountable for own actions in accordance with the NMC Code. 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 including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur.
  • Uphold and maintain the Trusts values
  • Actively strive to ensure that you are fully up to date with policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure systems are in place to ensure the safety and confidentiality of patients at all times.
  • This post will entail cross site working at Rugby St Cross and also possible weekend working for flu clinics in season.

For further details 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

UHCW

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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218-NM-B5-6288888

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