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Registered Nurse - Outpatients

Employer
East and North Herts NHS Trust
Location
Hertford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum Pro rata
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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

The department is a busy and diverse area with specialties including General Surgery, General Medicine, Neurology and Urology. If you are seeking for a new challenge in your nursing career, this could be the opportunity for you at this time.

This is an opportunity to develop own personal development plans, in line with local / Trust objectives and in conjunction with your annual appraisal.

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

As a member of the Outpatients nursing team, you will have various opportunities in developing your nursing skills and knowledge in the Outpatients Department.

You will become an essential part in providing a high standard of research based patient care.

You will be providing support to the team of staff in delivering a quality service that is linked to high standard of patient care.

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care needs of patients attending the Outpatients Department, with the involvement of patients and participation of their relatives / carers. Communicate effectively and work in partnership with patients, nursing colleagues, the Multidisciplinary Team and other relevant personnel.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and 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 and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. This means that any employee is entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns and we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made and considered formally, and 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 on part 1, part 2 or part 12 of the NMC register
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Evidence of further education, training and on-going learning
  • Ability to produce updated personal professional portfolio


Desirable

  • Evidence of Assessing and Mentorship qualification
  • Evidence of appropriate Specialist Qualification


Previous Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of working in a ward/department care environment


Desirable

  • Currently working in an acute ward environment within the NHS
  • Experience of supporting students/clinical support workers within the NHS


Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Good self-awareness
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organise workload
  • Flexibility around working hours
  • Experience in working in Outpatient Areas


Desirable

  • Computer literacy
  • Venepuncture
  • Cannulation


Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness of strategies for maintaining a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors


Desirable

  • Knowledge of appropriate specialist nursing care requirements
  • Resource management awareness


Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Hertford County Hospital

North Road

Hertford

SG14 1LP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

361-6252107

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