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Staff Nurse (Registered Nurse)

Employer
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 a year incl. HCAS
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for Registered Nurses to join Moorfields Private in our Outpatient Centre. The successful applicant will be responsible for:

- Protecting and supporting the health of individual patients and clients.

- The assessment of care and health education needs.

- The development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care including discharge planning for each patient.

Main duties of the job

To maintain accountability for assessing, planning, implementing, and

evaluatingprogrammes of care within the framework of team/primary nursing.

To ensure safe discharge of patients.

To promote a patient focused multidisciplinary approach to care in collaboration with carers, health care professionals and other agencies. Help patients gain access to health and social care, information and support relevant to their needs.

To educate patients and their family/carers as required where a need has been identified.

To provide information which enables patients to make choices about adopting a healthier lifestyle.

To complete patient documentation correctly, appropriately and in a timely manner.

To maintain a safe ward/departmental environment and work with other members of the team to produce health care environments that are conducive to safe, therapeutic care and ethical practice.

To assist in establishing and monitoring protocols/care pathways.

To participate in the promotion and maintenance of effective communication.

About us

Moorfields Private is part of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which is the leading provider of eye health services in the UK and a world-class centre of excellence for ophthalmic research and education.

We have various sites across London but this role will be based at our main London office - Moorfields Private Outpatient Centre. Moorfields Private also have a site in Bedford allowing us to reach more patients across the UK, as well as Moorfields Eye Hospital in Dubai for our international community.

A few of the key benefits of working for us are:
  • 27 days annual leave, rising to 33 days, plus bank holidays
  • Season ticket loan
  • NHS superannuation pension
  • Ride-2-work scheme
  • Eye tests for all staff
  • 25% discount for you and immediate family on any hospital fees for private care, including refractive eye surgery

Plus lots more listed on our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To work according to the Nursing & Midwifery Council and relevant professional guidelines as a named nurse or key worker (with facilitation) for a defined group of patients and take responsibility for:-
  • Protecting and supporting the health of individual patients and clients.
  • The assessment of care and health education needs.
  • The development, implementation and evaluation of program of care including discharge planning for each patient. To gain experience and skills in:-
  • Clinical practice for Ophthalmic Private Outpatient service
  • Facilitation and teaching for diagnostics ophthalmic test, procedures and evaluation
  • Management (as appropriate
  • To work in accordance with the MEH Nursing Strategy
  • To maintain effective communication.

Main responsibilities:

Patient Care Responsibilities

1.1 (Acting as a Named Nurse with facilitation), to maintain accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programs of care within the framework of team/primary nursing.

1.2 To ensure safe diagnostic assessment for patients.

1.3 To promote a patient focused multidisciplinary approach to care in collaboration with carers, health care professionals and other agencies. Help patients gain access to health and social care, information and support relevant to their needs.

1.4 To educate patients and their family/carers as required where a need has been identified.

1.5 To provide information which enables patients to make choices about adopting a healthier lifestyle.

1.6 To complete patient documentation correctly, appropriately and in a timely manner.

1.7 To maintain a safe ward/departmental environment and work with other members of the team to produce health care environments that are conducive to safe, therapeutic care and ethical practice.

1.8 To assist in establishing and monitoring protocols/care pathways.

1.9 To participate in the promotion and maintenance of effective communication.
  • Professional Development and Education Responsibilities

  • 2.1 To develop own teaching skills and participate in staff/student education programs that develop competence and performance.

    2.2 To help maintain a suitable learning environment for staff and act as a facilitator in the supervision and teaching of nursing students and others to develop their competence.

    2.3 To attend Trust/local orientation programs and mandatory training sessions and annual updates.
    • To be responsible for developing and sustaining own knowledge, clinical skills and professional awareness in accordance with PREP requirements and to maintain a professional profile.

    2.5 To be accountable for own practice and ensure competence in own practice.

    2.6 To be appraised at least annually and contribute to personal performance/development plan.

    2.7 To participate in clinical supervision, and relevant developmental activities as devised by the Practice Development team.

    2.8 To develop computer literacy skills and work towards developing computer skills in relation to E-Patient

    2.9 To assist in the training and development of Health Care Assistants and complete assessors training as required.

    Research and Development Responsibilities

    3.1 To assist in promoting nursing practice in line with relevant research and evidence based practice.
    • To work with the Practice Development Team in development and implementing best practice.

    3.3 To deliver care based on current evidence, best practice and, where applicable, validated research when available.
    • To contribute to research and development programmes within the ward/department.
    • To assist in the development and implementation of nursing practice guidelines, standards and policies.
    • To maintain all policies and procedures directly related to Moorfields Private Patients

    Audit, Quality and Risk Management Responsibilities

    4.1 To contribute to the setting and monitoring of measurable standards of care and be accountable for maintaining standards.

    4.2 To maintain awareness of the national, professional and local quality issues relevant to the delivery of nursing services, e.g. NHS PLAN, Making a Difference, Agenda for Change, Modernisation agenda etc.

    4.3 To uphold quality initiatives that improve customer care and enhance the interface between staff, patients and visitors.
    • To participate in the audit process for monitoring and reviewing nursing quality and assist in raising the impact of the Essence of Care Benchmarking process and implementing the action plans.
    • To develop an awareness of personal responsibilities and assist in the maintenance of a safe environment and identification of potential risks for all personnel, patients and visitors.

    4.6 To be aware of the role of the nurse in handling complaints in accordance with MEH policy.
    • To assist in maintaining a clean environmen

    Resource Management Responsibilities

    5.1 To develop and maintain an awareness of budgeting, exercising care and adhering to current policy in the ordering and use of staff, equipment and materials.

    5.2 To assist in the assessment and monitoring of staffing requirements and report problems to the appropriate manager.

    Person Specification

    Registered Nurse/ Ophthalmic knowledge and experience/ outpatient experience

    Essential

    • Registered Nurse with NMC pin
    • Healthcare Service experience


    Desirable

    • Ophthalmic Outpatient experience
    • Minor Ops/ Intravitreal experience/Pre Op Assessment
    • Cannulation/Venepuncture


    Outpatient Staff Nurse

    Essential

    • Registered Nurse with NMC pin


    Desirable

    • Ophthalmic Outpatient experience
    • Minor Ops/ Intravitreal experience
    • Pre -Op assessment/ admission and discharging patient


    Private Outpatient Service

    Essential

    • 6 months experience in Ophthalmic Outpatient Setting


    Desirable

    • Ophthalmic Outpatient experience


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    Moorfields Private Outpatient Centre

    9-11 Bath Street

    London

    EC1V 9LF

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    273-DN-0130

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