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Sepsis Nurse (Children and Young People)

Employer
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kettering
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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The Harm Free Care Team are pleased to be able to offer this exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly skilled Children's Sepsis Nurse to join our existing established team in providing high quality and professional services for the 'at risk' patients. You will be an experienced Children's nurse and able to utilise your clinical expertise and specialist knowledge to support our staff with recognising and preventing sepsis.

Main duties of the job

As a respected professional experienced children's nurse, within your role you will be expected to act as a role model supporting the children's areas to deliver:

o High standards of clinical care

o Best practice in infection control

o Dignity and respect for all patients

o Care in a clean environment

As a children's sepsis nurse this post holder will:

o Support the clinical lead in the implementation of the sepsis pathway and action tool for all patients that are identified as potentially having sepsis

o Assist in implementation of sepsis education programmes for nursing and medical staffing in addition to relevant non-clinical staff and allied healthcare professionals following evidence based guidelines and definitions as they relate to children and young people.

o Support clinical areas to identify local sepsis champions to improve education and compliance with the screening, recognition, treatment and on-going management of sepsis.

o Have a strong clinical presence within the ward/department areas supporting medical and nursing teams in the implementation of the sepsis care bundle.

About us

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire. Our Excellence Values: Compassion Respect Integrity Courageous Accountable

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a respected professional experienced childrens nurse, within your role you will be expected to act as a role model supporting the childrens areas to deliver:

High standards of clinical care

Best practice in infection control

Dignity and respect for all patients

Care in a clean environment

As a childrens sepsis nurse this post holder will:

Support the clinical lead in the implementation of the sepsis pathway and action tool for all patients that are identified as potentially having sepsis

Assist in implementation of sepsis education programmes for nursing and medical staffing in addition to relevant non-clinical staff and allied healthcare professionals following evidence based guidelines and definitions as they relate to children and young people.

Support clinical areas to identify local sepsis champions to improve education and compliance with the screening, recognition, treatment and on-going management of sepsis.

Have a strong clinical presence within the ward/department areas supporting medical and nursing teams in the implementation of the sepsis care bundle.

You will provide clinical leadership and demonstrate clinical expertise and experience, in order to assess, plan and deliver care for patients at risk of sepsis within the ward and department areas.

You will be able to direct, advice and support colleagues of all grades in the management of the septic patient, liaising with the Senior Sepsis Nurse where relevant.

You will remain approachable and accessible for patients, visitors and staff ensuring that patients receive appropriate and optimal screening, recognition and management of sepsis

Person Specification

essential

Essential

  • registered children's nurse
  • post registartion acute care course
  • mentorship course
  • current practice and experience in a children's acute area
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • computer skills
  • knowledge of audit


Desirable

  • Degree
  • Expert Sepsis knowledge
  • Advanced assessment skills
  • children's advanced lifer suppoer provider
  • awareness of national guidelines


Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Kettering General Hospital

Rothwell Road

Kettering

NN168UZ

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264-6329135-COR

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