Sexual Health Nurse Lead

Posted 6 July by Peritus Healthcare Easy Apply

Peritus Healthcare are pleased to consider applications for the position of Sexual Health Lead Nurse in Enfield.

Our client provides a safe and trusted service to ensure informed choices around pregnancy, contraception and sexual health can be made.

They have a dedicated medical team who specialise in abortion treatment and services and who offer advice and support to ensure all clients are able to make an informed decision regarding their treatment.

Duties

  • Work with the Service Manager to ensure a healthy and safe clinical environment for clients and staff.
  • Work with the Service manager to prepare and implement the quarterly quality accounts and annual quality report.
  • Undertake consultations for clients undergoing a termination of pregnancy.
  • Carry out point of care testing including pregnancy testing and venepuncture if required. (training provided)
  • Ultrasound Scanning (training provided if untrained)
  • Discuss contraceptive options and provide/fit contraception in accordance with guidelines
  • Administration of drugs to clients, following NMC guidelines, Patient Group Directives
  • Appropriately Consenting clients for treatment/procedures.
  • Provide and inform clients on STI Screening
  • Checking details on client notes and alerting Doctor/surgeon/anaesthetist to any 'significant conditions’
  • Recovery of clients and monitoring observations following treatment
  • Ensure clients have received and completed a satisfaction survey questionnaire before discharge
  • Ensuring clients are informed about aftercare prior to discharge
  • Providing confidential telephone advice for clients with post-operative problems following discharge
  • Completion of contemporaneous client records, consent and registers

Skills and Experience

  • Current Nurse and Midwifery Council (NMC) registration as a Registered Nurse (Sub part 1 of the NMC register)/Registered Midwife
  • Up to date knowledge and experience of working in a sexual health/TOP/gynae service.
  • Recognised qualification in Contraception and Sexual Health (or successful completion of the (N)DFSRH within 12 months of commencing post).
  • Faculty of Reproductive Sexual Healthcare (FSRH) Letter of Competence or equivalent qualification in Sub-dermal contraceptive implants (or successful completion of SDI training within 12 months of commencing post).

Desirable

  • Theatre certificate or qualified by experience
  • Experience of leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Management/Leadership Qualification.
  • Professional nurse education teaching qualifications.
  • Faculty of Reproductive Sexual Healthcare (FSRH Letter of Competence in intrauterine techniques i.e IUS/IDU fitter)
  • Recognised qualification in Independent/Supplementary Prescribing

Required skills

  • Health
  • Healthcare
  • Nurse
  • Nursing

Reference: 35574134

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