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Senior Advanced Respiratory Specialist nurse

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Advanced Respiratory Specialist Nurse - Band 7 - Wandsworth

South West Division - Wandsworth Specialist Nursing

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a clinical nurse specialist to join our community team. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and compassionate registered nurse with the skills and knowledge to fulfil this role.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a high level of expertise clinically, have excellent communication skills and the ability to work flexibly with consideration to the needs of the service.

The post holder will spend at least 80% of the time providing patient facing or related care.

To work within a multidisciplinary respiratory team to deliver community respiratory service in South West division- Wandsworth providing specialist services including hospital at home (admission avoidance and early supported discharge scheme), home oxygen assessment & review service, nurse led clinics, stable disease management and home visits to provide expert specialist care to patients with COPD, asthma, bronchiectasis, OSA and ILD.

For further information and discussion please contact:

Charlotte Francis- Clinical Operations Manager for Wandsworth Specialist Respiratory Nursing and Home Oxygen Services

Charlotte.francis@nhs.net or 07570 958 602

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for:
  • Providing a specialist respiratory nursing service for patients and their families/ carers with specialist care needs
  • Offering support, advice and education to the primary health care teams, hospice, and hospital staff
  • Participating in quality initiatives for service improvement.
  • Championing respiratory services across CLCH and the South West Division.

What skills do you need to join our team?

Use specialist respiratory knowledge and skills to safely identify patients with an acute respiratory exacerbation that are suitable for admission avoidance and self-management care plans using the NICE guidance for safe care planning and home management.

Undertake comprehensive assessments of patients with suspected respiratory disease, including history taking, physical examination, spirometry, formulating individualised management and treatment plans using clinical reasoning.

Undertake comprehensive assessments of complex respiratory patients with co-morbidities, including physical examination, and to develop treatment plans for patients using investigative and analytical skills, and to formulate individualised management and treatment plans using clinical reasoning.

To work with the team in developing and implementing specialist care programmes, including home oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation, psychological interventions and medication reviews, adhering to evidence based guidelines.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work autonomously to deliver specialist clinical care appropriate to the needs of the patient group and based on principles that are evidence based and which enhance the quality of patient care. To use specialist respiratory knowledge and skills to safely identify patients with an acute respiratory exacerbation that are suitable for admission avoidance and self-management care plans using the NICE guidance for safe care planning and home management. To undertake comprehensive assessments of complex respiratory patients with co-morbidities, including physical examination, and to develop treatment plans for patients using investigative and analytical skills, and to formulate individualised management and treatment plans using clinical reasoning. To assesses, develop and implement specialist care programmes, including home oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation, psychological interventions and medication reviews, adhering to evidence based guidelines. Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Education/Qualification

Essential

  • RN Level 1 registration with the NMC
  • Post registration respiratory qualification or equivalent experience
  • Teaching/Mentorship qualification or equivalent experience
  • Possession of a degree or equivalent


Desirable

  • Advanced Communication Skills Course
  • Advanced Physical Assessment Course
  • Non - Medical Prescribing Course
  • Teaching and Assessment qualification
  • Master's level study in related subject (or willingness to work towards)


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Battersea Studios

London

SW8 3HE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-SOUTH-9905

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