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Staff Nurse Ambulatory Gynaecology

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

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Staff Nurse Ambulatory Gynaecology

Women, Children and Young People

Care Group: Women's Care

Band: 5

Salary: �28,407 - �34,581 per annum/pro rata

Interview Date: 5th June 2024

We are recruiting for a Staff Nurse Ambulatory Gynaecologywho 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.

The post holder will work closely alongside the Gynaecological Consultants to provide a smooth transition for the patient through their Outpatient pathway.

The Staff nurse role will enable the successful candidate's to work in a variety of clinics which will include Colposcopy, Minor Procedures, Gynaecological Rapid Access Clinics and the Gynaecology Assessment Unit. They will be expected to be the lead nurse within the room, ensuring a good patient experience whilst supporting the Consultant and junior members of staff working with them.

The department also provides nurse led services and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide a Nurse led clinic once fully trained and deemed competent.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for assessment of care needs of patients, planning programmes of care, implementation and evaluation of these programmes without direct supervision.

At times they will have management responsibility for being in-charge of the department and supervising junior members of staff. The post holder will be a key member in relation to the development of practice within the department.

They will be working independently / autonomously and at times without direct supervision, accountable for their own professional working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care principles.

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.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.

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.

Carry out those activities necessary to conduct a comprehensive assessment of a persons nursing requirements.

Will ensure that all patients will have a discharge plan/information that is safe and appropriate for their needs.

Carry out nursing procedures and treatments, checking on and maintaining the highest possible standards.

Work alongside the multi-disciplinary team to ascertain treatments and advise on nursing priorities.

Take a clear and concise history from patients by assessing their health and well-being and complete documentation ensuring that all entries are accurate and legible and that all information systems are maintained.

Undertake prescribed physical observations as follows: blood pressure, temperature, respirations, blood sugars, urinalysis, weight and height, and report exceptions appropriately.

To be responsible for the correct administration of prescribed medication.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN1/RN2/RN12 Registered Nurse on the NMC register
  • To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality
  • Mentorship qualification - or be currently working towards this following completion of preceptorship programme


Knowledge

Essential

  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice
  • Uses own initiative and is able to take decisions
  • An understanding of Audit and Research Based Nursing Practice
  • 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.
  • To participate in or provide evidence of completion of preceptorship


Skills

Essential

  • Able to assess plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care
  • Able to work as an effective team member
  • Able to supervise and teach junior staff
  • Basic computer skills including ability to use Microsoft Word and Electronic Patient Records


Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Medway Maritime Hospital

Windmill Road

Gillingham

ME7 5NY

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275-2406SN-GYNAE

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