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Staff Nurse - Outpatients

Employer
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gillingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Staff Nurse - Outpatients

Division: Cancer & Core Clinical Services

Care Group: Cancer & Access

Band: 5

Interview Date: 10th June 2024

We are recruiting for a Staff Nursewho shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our friendly team based at Medway Maritime Hospital (some clinics are held off site). The post will involve you undertaking and overseeing clinics in various specialities. The successful candidate will be proactive in their approach and a willingness to learn.

As a department we a looking to expand to a 7 day service and evening clinics in order to meet the needs of our patients. We offer a wide variety of clinics including Haematology, ENT, Vascular, Gynaecology, Cardiology, Plastics, Urology, and many others. You will develop various skills to work on all of these clinical areas.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that high quality, current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided from admission through to discharge

Will be responsible for the application of knowledge across the range of work procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge and practical experience

To act as advocate for patients within the area, to ensure a patient orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards within the NHS Plan and other relevant guidelines

To ensure that patients receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines

Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individuals

Will advise on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness

Recognise the significance of observations made, and use them to develop and initiate nursing assessments and devise a plan of care

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN1/RN2/RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register


Knowledge

Essential

  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Knowledge of the NMC Code of professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working on own and in a team
  • Experience of working in the relevant area


Skills

Essential

  • Able to assess plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care
  • Manual handling of patients, using lifting aids
  • Ability to administer prescribed medication including transfusion of blood and blood products


Values Based Question

Essential

  • Give an example of a time when you have gone the extra mile to help someone


Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Medway Maritime Hospital

Windmill Road

Gillingham

ME7 5NY

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