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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Gastroenterology

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
This is a great opportunity to work in the Gastroenterology service on surveillance pathways for patients requiring endoscopy.

The clinical work will enable surveillance of patients at high risk of developing cancer.

o To be familiar with and adhere to the policies and procedures of the Trust.o Behave and act at all times in accordance with the Trust Values, of Working Together, Respect and Compassion, Engagement and Involvement and Improvement and Developmento To achieve and demonstrate agreed standards of personal and professional development within agreed timescales.o To participate fully in the performance and development review (appraisal) process and undertake Continuing Professional Development as required.

o To participate in surveys and audits as necessary in order to enable the Trust to meet its statutory requirements.

o To be aware of the Trust's emergency planning processes and follow such processes as necessary, in the event of an unexpected incident.

o This job description is not exhaustive. Staff may be required to undertake any other duties at the request of the line manager, which are commensurate with the band, including project work, internal job rotation and absence cover.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will act as the clinical expert and professionalresource to the multi- professional team, patients and carers within theirSpeciality Service.

o The post holder will have a responsibility to develop the specialist area of practicein partnership with other members of the speciality team will work collaborativelyto develop services and improve the quality of care delivered.o The post holder will carry responsibility for either a defined case load or offeringhighly specialist service advise this will include setting standards of care, theassessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluationof programmes of care, management and education.o The post holder will contribute to achieving the objectives of the clinical servicegroup / speciality corporate objectives and work within the clinical governanceframework.o This will be achieved through the core dimensions of the role, clinical practice,leadership, acting as the patient advocate and through audit and education

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click here https://www.liverpoolft.nhs.uk/media/13089/1606-annual-report-booklet_final.pdf

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will act as the clinical expert and professionalresource to the multi- professional team, patients and carers within theirSpeciality Service.

The post holder will have a responsibility to develop the specialist area of practicein partnership with other members of the speciality team will work collaborativelyto develop services and improve the quality of care delivered. The post holder will carry responsibility for either a defined case load or offeringhighly specialist service advise this will include setting standards of care, theassessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluationof programmes of care, management and education. The post holder will contribute to achieving the objectives of the clinical servicegroup / speciality corporate objectives and work within the clinical governanceframework. This will be achieved through the core dimensions of the role, clinical practice,leadership, acting as the patient advocate and through audit and education

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse / Midwife
  • Post-basic specialist Qualification relevant to speciality
  • Evidence of continued professional development


Desirable

  • Recordable specialist qualification
  • Independent Nurse Prescribing
  • ECDL


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience
  • Extensive clinical experience
  • Involvement in audit


Desirable

  • Participation in research
  • Evidence of leading and facilitating change


Knowledge

Essential

  • In depth specialist knowledge


Skills

Essential

  • Teaching / assessment skills Organisation and negotiation skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Leadership & motivation skills
  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • Evidence of audit and change management ability
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work both on own initiative and within a team


Other

Essential

  • Diplomatic
  • Assertive and confident
  • Recognition of own limitations
  • Able to travel between sites
  • Flexibility


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Liverpool Hospital

Mount Vernon Street

Liverpool

L7 8YE

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287-RMED-219-24

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