Deputy Clinical Nurse Specialist - Tracheostomy

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 38.768 - 46.124 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 38.768 - 46.124 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Closes
13 Feb 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
1. Key Relationships
Matron, Head of Nursing, Service General Manager, Service Delivery Manager, Consultants and Junior Medical Staff, Nursing Staff, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Allied Health Professionals, Administrative and Clerical Support Staff, Professional and Technical staff.

2. Duties and Responsibilities
2.1 Clinical and Patient Care
  • Independently manage a group of patients within the specialty whilst working as part of the multidisciplinary team, delivering specialised individualised and personalised direct patient care
  • Demonstrate appropriate practice and specialist advice in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. This includes history taking, physical examination and the requesting of agreed diagnostic procedures/clinical investigations.
  • Be responsible for assessing and recognising emergencies in the specialty. To interpret information and take appropriate action and to lead others to do the same.
  • Act as an advocate for patients within the department, to ensure a patient orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards within the NHS Plan and other relevant guidelines.
  • Ensure that patients' receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines.
  • Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individuals.
  • To provide leadership, support and guidance to staff in monitoring the planning delivery and evaluation of individualised specialist care.
  • Is wholly accountable for his / her practice in line with the NMC code of professional conduct and takes every reasonable opportunity to sustain and improve his / her knowledge and professional competence.
  • Ensure safe and effective care for complex patients requiring advanced specialist clinical skills and responsible for carrying out specialist nursing procedures to area.
  • To be responsible, for maintaining a safe environment for patients, visitors and other staff within the clinical environment.
  • Ensure that sensitive patient records are stored appropriately.
  • Ensures the cultural and spiritual needs of patients are recognised and accommodated within resources available.
  • Support and enable patients and carers to make informed decisions relating to their treatment and management.
  • Participate in case conferences in relation to the management of patients, ensuring the coordination of ongoing care.
  • Ensure staff take precautions to minimise the risk of cross infection in relation to the safe disposal of body fluids (including blood).
  • A key member of the multidisciplinary team in supporting patients and their carers during the delivery of bad news such as caring for the terminally ill patients and the event of death.
  • Assess educational and information needs for patients and families, and devise plans to ensure need are met.
  • To be an effective communicator with patients/carers/families regarding disease treatment and management.
  • Promote high quality clinical care, and assist in the development of the specialist service, through the use of evidence based practice and clinical standards
  • Provide a seamless, high quality service from referral through to assessment, diagnosis, treatment and review.

2.2 Quality
  • Facilitate a high quality, cost effective specialist service through monitoring and audit and other quality initiatives agreed by the Trust.
  • Lead on and participate in key developments relating to the specialty so that high quality patient focused services are promoted.
  • Enhance the interface between staff, patients, community staff and visitors.
  • Develop and utilise information systems to aid regular audit of the clinical role and to provide a quarterly incidence report for the Health Authority and an annual activity analysis and specialty report.
  • Attend and participate in multi-professional team meetings.
  • Set, monitor and review standards of care on a regular basis and initiate corrective action plans.
  • Identify and intervene where circumstances contribute to an unsafe environment for patients and staff. To bring instances to the attention of the Matron/Nurse Consultant/ANP/Senior CNS for the specialty.

2.3 Education and Leadership
  • Ensure that the learning environment and specialist training is appropriate for both pre and post registration learners and participate in the development of appropriate programmes.
  • Contribute in the Trust's clinical supervision programme for staff.
  • Identify and raise awareness of the educational needs of patients and carers and implement appropriate education programmes.
  • Support and participate in education and training programmes and develop training packages as required.
  • To assi

Ref: NM8563

Job Details

Deputy Clinical Nurse Specialist - Tracheostomy

London, Greater London, Englandd Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 38.768 - 46.124 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
13 Feb 2022

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