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Registered Nurse - Gynaecology Outpatients

Employer
East and North Herts NHS Trust
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are recruiting for a Registered Nurse to join our Gynaecology Outpatients department, who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

You will be an experienced nurse with an interest in Women's Health to join our Outpatient Gynaecology Team.

Your role will be largely supporting the specialist assessment, diagnostic and treatment clinics of Hysteroscopy and Colposcopy and Ambulatory Gynaecology.

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

To assist the specialist team in providing a high-quality service for women presenting with a range of Gynaecological problems such as: vaginal bleeding, abdominal/vaginal/vulval pain, suspected cancer, urinary incontinence, vaginal prolapse, recurrent urinary tract infections, bladder pain and pelvic floor injury after childbirth.

To provide advice for patients, carers and staff coming into contact within the Gynaecology Outpatient Service.

To assist the Gynaecology Medical Staff and Specialist Nursing teams to assess, diagnose, treat, and monitor the progress of women in the Gynaecology Outpatient Service and to evaluate the effects of medication, ensuring the safe management of these women. This includes, Hysteroscopy, Colposcopy, Urodynamics, Manual Vacuum Aspiration and some other minor surgical procedures.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • Evidence of continuous professional development


Desirable

  • Teaching or mentoring qualification
  • Degree
  • Research Module


Previous Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate good nursing skills
  • Accept personal accountability for own practice
  • Understanding of evidence based practice
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance


Desirable

  • Experience providing Gynaecology Care
  • Knowledge of Gynaecology Subspecialties.
  • Urodynamics Certification


Skills

Essential

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of working as an integral member of a small team
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing situations due to both workload and colleagues needs
  • Ability to undertake teaching of staff and patients
  • Ability to work unsupervised and manage own workload effective time management.
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to multidisciplinary working.


Desirable

  • Intermittent Catheterisation
  • Continence Care
  • Surgical/Procedure Assistant Skills
  • Counselling/ Communication Skills to deal with sensitive care issues


Other Requirements

Essential

  • To act in a professional manner at all times in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct
  • The ability to understand and behave at all times towards patients, visitors and colleagues to ensure delivery of a high quality compassionate care to our community


Desirable

  • Knowledge of broader issues related to specialty - political and Trust


Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Lister Hospital

Stevenage

SG1 4AB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

361-6422523

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