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Staff Nurse - Clinic 24

Employer
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
There is an exciting opportunity to join the small and friendly team in Clinic 24, the Early Pregnancy and Emergency Gynaecology Unit within the Rosie Hospital, Cambridge. This clinic offers a 7 day service to women in early pregnancy and to those requiring emergency outpatient gynaecological care. You will be expected to participate in weekend shifts and undertake on call shifts as well.

This is a Band 5 Staff Nurse role working within a very busy Unit where you will be able to develop specialist skills to work both autonomously and collaboratively in the triage and assessment of women attending Clinic 24. You will work closely with members of the MDT and the obstetric ultrasound department.

Main duties of the job

We are searching for a Registered Nurse with an interest in Women's Health.

You will use transferable skills as well as develop new skills to ensure the ability to undertake excellent clinical care in an outpatient setting, looking after women attending with early pregnancy complications or emergency gynaecology.

You will be a team player with excellent communication skills. You will ideally be proficient in skills such as venepuncture & cannulation and drug administration. You will be required to participate in the care of women attending for termination / miscarriage management. You will learn skills in triage and assessment both on the telephone and within the Unit, develop counselling skills in breaking bad news and knowledge in early pregnancy care.

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This vacancy will close on 19-May-2024.

Interviews are due to be held on 29-May-2024.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
  • Up to date professional revalidation portfolio


Desirable

  • Women's Health Qualification
  • Family Planning Qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post registration experience
  • Experience of taking responsibility for the provision and evaluation of care for a group of patients
  • Good listening skills


Desirable

  • Previous gynaecology /surgical experience
  • Previous experience of participating in audit and quality initiatives in the clinical area
  • Ability to safely triage women coming through the gynaecology service each shift


Knowledge

Essential

  • Interest in women's health


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Well developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to show sensitivity in area of specialized clinical practice


Desirable

  • Family planning knowledge
  • Phlebotomy & cannulation
  • Computer skills (EPIC eMR)


Additional Requirements

Essential

  • Team Player
  • Flexibility to work weekends and on-call shifts
  • Prepared to care for women undergoing termination of pregnancy


Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rosie Hospital

Robinson Way

Cambridge

CB2 0SW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

180-E-248028-RE

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