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Senior Outpatient Nurse - Windsor

Senior Outpatient Nurse - Windsor

Posted 1 October by Consult Search & Selection
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Senior Outpatient Nurse - Berkshire

We're looking for an experienced Band 6 Nurse specialist for a state of the art clinical facility in Berkshire. The ideal candidate will have experience within an outpatient setting.

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the provision of high quality evidence-based nursing care in a clinic setting with a focus upon the implementation of smooth and efficient outpatient clinics
  • Be a willing and flexible team leader/player, playing a hands-on clinical role that carries with it an opportunity to introduce new services and development of the clinical team in line with service growth
  • Implementing and maintaining the highest standards of evidence based clinical care
  • Ensuring all care is given in accordance with agreed protocols
  • Working in line with and contributing to local delivery of national care standards
  • Delivering a seamless service through the development of enhanced communication with key stakeholders and patient care contributors
  • Maintaining equipment in line with manufacturer's instructions
  • Maintaining clinic rooms to a high standard of cleanliness and stocked to the appropriate levels
  • Undertaking chaperone duties
  • Assisting the consultants during consultations and with minor operations and procedures
  • Carry out diagnostic procedures - such as ECG, swabs, blood tests etc.
  • Be proficient in cannulation and venesection as required
  • Carrying out nursing procedures including dressings, removal of sutures etc.
  • Working with consultants, secretaries and extended members of the multi-disciplinary team to develop clinic records
  • Ensuring notes are available for clinics including any results for imaging or blood tests
  • Be trained to intermediate life support (ILS) level and to act as a key member of the centre's resuscitation team
  • Supporting colleagues in other departments as necessary
  • Promoting a culture of learning and continuous quality improvement within the department
  • Ensuring all patients are fully informed of the risks and benefits of proposed procedures
  • Produce and provide all patients with relevant and accessible written information regarding their procedures
  • Support the development of nursing practice within the team
  • Contributing to provision of evidence based practice and clinical audit within the outpatient service, raising the profile and enhancing the contribution of nursing to patient care
  • Utilising up to date research/evidence to deliver patient care and to disseminate this knowledge to all members of the multi-professional team

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Team player attitude
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills, able to confidently and diplomatically deal with doctors and colleagues when issues arise
  • Ability to teach and train others
  • Registration with the NMC
  • Familiar with treatment planning systems, electronic patient's systems and possess Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Please reach out to Emma Gorman for more information.

Reference: 34872806

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