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Early Pregnancy Nurse/ Midwife

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
Location
Bristol
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
As a skilled independent practitioner undertake clinical duties in the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit / Gynaecology Department.

Working collaboratively with colleagues, members of the multi-disciplinary team to provide a high standard of patient care

Provide a high quality, efficient service and demonstrate clinical expertise in Early Pregnancy / Gynaecology.

Assess, diagnose and provide appropriate management, patient information and follow up, in line with local protocols and NICE guidelines.

You will be expected to work as part of a weekend rota and across both Bristol and Weston sites.

Main duties of the job

  • Work as an independent practitioner in the Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic within Gynaecology at St. Michael's Hospital and Weston General Hospital
  • To review urgent patients referred, to provide skilled assessment of women who present with pain and bleeding in early pregnancy, including history taking, physical assessment and requesting, and acting on appropriate tests and investigations in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate specialist knowledge in the early pregnancy setting relating to diagnosis of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy and Hyperemesis providing evidence-based information to staff and patients.
  • Supporting women and partners through miscarriage treatments including Medical management, surgical management and Manual vacuum aspiration of miscarriage, providing women with relevant information.
  • Use judgement skills as to when to discuss unusual or questionable cases/ scan findings with advanced midwife/ nurse practitioner/ senior registrar
  • Use skills and judgement in diagnostic reasoning and refer/escalate accordingly
  • To undertake extended scope of Professional Practice roles including: vaginal and abdominal examination, venepuncture, cannulation and consent.
  • Plan, prioritise and assist with day to day organisation of workload, triage referrals and ensure a good throughput of patients is achieved maximising capacity to meet demand for the service.

Please refer to the attached job description for more main duties of the job.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and person specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Knowledgeable & experience of working in Women's health
  • Competent and trained in Early Pregnancy
  • Interest in the clinical area
  • Clinical decision making
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision


Desirable

  • Working knowledge and experience of the audit process and research


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Organisation and management skills
  • Teaching
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Flexibility, adaptability to meet needs of a changing service
  • Ability to manage own workload alone and as part of a team
  • Ability to cope with emotional issues presented in the course of work, and to support others
  • IT skills including use of email and Microsoft office packages
  • Act as a role model
  • Innovative and participates with practice and policy change
  • Awareness of professional responsibilities to self and others
  • Commitment to the development and provision of high quality nursing care
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work within protocols and guidelines


Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/ Midwife
  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of formal on-going professional development
  • Teaching experience


Desirable

  • Teaching qualification ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Counselling course
  • Independent Non Medical Prescriber


Public Sector Language Competency

Essential

  • Be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Early Pregnancy Unit- St. Michael's Hospital

Southwell Street

Bristol

BS2 8EG

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387-WC-7052-DA

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