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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a change in direction or a new challenge? if so an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our Haemostasis & Thrombosis service. we are a close and dynamic team that prides itself on patient care and team work. The service plays an integral role in the Trust's vision for the future and provides an exciting opportunity to develop in this area of expertise.

You will work alongside an established team of Clinical Nurse Specialists to deliver high quality patient care and support for health care professionals

Main duties of the job

  • Management of anticoagulation for patients on vitamin K antagonists
  • Running a morning clinic Monday - Friday at QMC campus
  • Providing a ward discharge service for patients on vitamin K antagonists across both City and QMC campus.
  • Arranging appropriate Anticoagulation for patients referred post USS scan with Deep vein thrombosis
  • Providing support and telephone counselling to patients who are discharged following a Pulmonary Embolism
  • Offering a patient self-testing training service using near patient INR testing

About us

With over 20,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

The Anticoagulation team is a small established team of approx 16 staff including clinical nurse specialist , pharmacist and clerical staff

The team are hardworking, enthusiastic, dynamic and committed to providing outstanding patient care. Service development is ongoing within anticoagulation and we embrace change to improve the care we provide. we take part in regular audits and we are currently taking part in a national research study. we have recently had some of our work published nationally and also by NICE

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information, please see attached job description and person specification. this will list the main responsibilities for this post

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Current level one NMC registration Relevant post-basic study e.g. specialist pathway Continuing professional development/ reflective profile
  • Relevant post-basic study e.g specialist pathway
  • Continuing professional development/reflective profile


  • Diploma or degree in health/nursing related studies
  • Formal leadership and management training



  • Relevant experience in an acute setting
  • Supervision of non registered staff, pre registration and post basic studies
  • Ability to convey sensitive information in an empathetic manner to patients, relatives/carers and staff


  • Demonstrate an involvement in link nurse or project work
  • Audit or research within the clinical area
  • successful implementation and management of a nursing change process

Communication and Relationship skills


  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Produce timely, accurate written/electronic records and documents
  • Demonstrate basic IT skills


  • Demonstrate evidence of provising formal and informal teaching sessions

Analytical and judgement skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care


  • Demonstrate a knowledge of current issues related to the NHS policies
  • Evidence of data collection and analysis

Planning and Organisational skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Queens medical Centre

Derby Road



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