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Hypertension Nurse Clinical Specialist

Employer
Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 a year p.a. inc.
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking for a new challenge or direction to take your nursing career? Interested in improving care within long term conditions and working towards common goals within an integrated team?

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, pro-active, self-motivated nurse to join the team Adult Cardiorespiratory Enhanced and Responsive Service (ACERS) as one of the key links in two exciting new projects in the City and Hackney Neighbourhoods.

Essential to success in this role is a strong background in cardiovascular long term conditions management. With relevant training and your excellent communication skills, you will educate, support, and empower patients and carers for increased confidence in self-care of their long-term condition. Experience of working in the community is desirable. This post will let your personal and clinical skills blossom as you set new ways of working in place to really make a difference.

The project runs initially for 12 months.

Main duties of the job

The Post Holder will lead the City and Hackney Primary care Blood Pressure Monitoring at home programme. Onboard eligible patients to the programme, provide education and support. Help monitor their blood pressure and assist the GP with the titration of antihypertensive medications for his/her caseload of patients. Be a subject expert in the management of hypertension and liaise with and support other stakeholders as relevant. Run the Primary Care Network (PCN) hypertension engagement programme, delivering at least one event in each of the City and Hackney Primary Care Networks. Work with each PCN to design an event relevant to its local population and needs in collaboration with other key stakeholders. Report on the outcomes of each engagement event and support further business case and service development. To support the training of other health care professionals in the management of hypertension .

The post holder will work alongside the ACERS Heart Failure Team, the ACERs Service are a team of dedicated healthcare professionals providing care for patients with chronic cardiorespiratory conditions within the community and hospital.

About us

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • RGN/RN
  • Post registration nursing course in hypertension management, or relevant substantial clinical experience


Desirable

  • Independent and Supplementary prescriber
  • Physical assessment course


Experience

Essential

  • Sound knowledge of hypertension and its'treatments


Other

Essential

  • Understanding and demonstration of the Trust Values


Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Clinical assessment skills
  • Established organisational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to establish effective communication with patients and colleagues


Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Leonards Hospital

Nuttall Street

London

N15LZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

293-EMRS1-0315

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