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Outpatient clinic 10&11-Clinical sister

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 nurse to work within our busy head and neck, maxillofacial and ENT out patients clinic. We provide a comprehensive day case service and procedures that covers all our 3 specialties including complex dressings. This is an ideal position for an enthusiastic and dynamic nurse to develop their leadership skills and expand their skills and experience. The successful candidate/s will be a positive Role Model who will support the development and education of staff, participates in supervision, mentorship and appraisal as required. A skilled practitioner and clinical leader providing support to the management team, participating in service/policy development. Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients to ensure treatments and procedures are carried out safely and in a timely manner.

Management of a team consisting of a variety of nursing groups and MDT teams.

Demonstrate highly technical and/or practical skills for our day case patients to ensure optimum patient management including complex patient monitoring equipment management and frequent administration of invasive tests/procedures.

Candidates must have at least two years' experience as a staff nurse with knowledge of plastic surgery, head and neck, ENT and Maxfax services.

Main duties of the job

A skilled practitioner, providing leadership and management support, developing, improving, and evaluating best practice within the department. The post-holder will deputise for the department manager as required within the department and across the Trust. The post-holder will support the management of clinical and operational issues relating to ENT, head and neck and maxillofacial services.

Provide expert daily leadership and support to all levels of staff in both clinic areas.

Manage and co-ordinate staffing day to day and in advance, to ensure effective use of resources across both departments.

This includes responsibility for the off duty and work list taking into account bank nursing requirements.

To participate and ensure that all staff in the area undergo an annual appraisal using the personal development review documentation (PDR).

To support staff with CPD activities and to promote teaching and training regularly in house and outside the trust trust to meet skills requirement for both clinical areas.

Maxfax, ENT and head and neck experience will be desirable.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Council, Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies always.
  • Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team.
  • A skilled practitioner and clinical leader providing support to the management team, participating in service/policy development. The post holder will deputise in the absence of the clinic manager and will be responsible for the management of the team in their absence.
  • Support the management of clinical and operational processes within the Dermatology department, liaising with members of the Multidisciplinary Teams of all groups involved e.g., Skin oncology, clinical photography, and pathology, vascular lag, and wards. Identifying areas of service improvement and implementing improvements with the team using UHCWi methodology. Leading the service as an autonomous practitioner, providing a high standard of care to the patient group.
  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients in, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented, and evaluated/audited. Ensuring patient information is up to date and acting as patient advocate where necessary.
  • Organisation of and participation in cross-departmental/organisational activities including HR, sickness management, resourcing, and bleep-holder responsibilities as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate highly technical and/or practical clinical skills, to ensure optimum patient management including complex patient monitoring, wound management, medicines management, safeguarding procedures, and equipment maintenance - acting as a resource and role model for junior staff.

  • For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

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    Experience

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    Knowledge

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

    Address

    University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

    Clifford Bridge Road

    Coventry

    CV2 2DX

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    218-NM-B6-6398257

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