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Paediatric Nurse

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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The role is a primary function supporting the team for the optimal care of our paediatric patients and their families/carers. The delivery of high quality, effective and compassionate health care to our paediatric private patients attending Candover Clinic, which is part of Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust, is the most important objective for the organisation.

You will work closely with the Paediatric Consultants and Senior Team, supporting colleagues working within the Outpatient clinic.

Main duties of the job

  • High standards of Professional Practice to ensure quality and safety of patient care, experience and the patient journey
  • Developing own clinical practice, knowledge, skills and experience, to ensure patients receive evidence-based care
  • Acting as a good role model
  • Supporting the team in ensuring that clinical services are delivered to a high quality of care and that all compliance requirements such as CQC and contractual requirements are achieved.
  • To undertake the comprehensive assessment of patients using investigative and analytical skills where factors may be conflicting, requiring analysis and interpretation skills and the comparison of a range of options to achieve effective treatment or discharge planning check.
  • To develop clinically reasoned treatment, action and discharge plans and to undertake and evaluate treatment
  • To reflect on patient feedback and be involved in improving the current service
  • To implement and maintain systems, under the guidance of the senior team
  • To ensure that effective two-way communication takes place at all levels within the service, developing and maintaining systems and approaches to staff communication and involvement that take account of the working patterns and requirements of staff


About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Smooth running of all paediatric clinics, catering to paediatric consultants and patients/relatives, ensuring needs are met as they arise
  • Weighing and heighting of all paeds that come into the clinic.
  • Clear documentation of all care given
  • Giving advice on medication and structured care plan for paediatrics
  • Running of paediatric venepuncture and cannulation clinics
  • Assisting with procedures such as minor operations, immunisations and escorting paeds to x rays and scans
  • Audits
  • Teaching and training of staff and student nurses
  • Maintaining relationships between candover clinic team and G floor staff for continuity of care.
  • Paediatric spirometry clinics
  • Ensuring all data needed for CQC relating to Paeds are maintained and up to date.
  • Attending MDT meetings and keeping all SOPs up to date and relevant.


Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) clearly recorded for professional profile


Skills & Ability

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate the required behaviour in keeping with the Trust values


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Candover Clinic Basingstoke

Basingstoke

RG24 9NA

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