Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse - Nuclear Medicine

Gillingham, Kent, England
ME8 6EF
Medway NHS Foundation Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
11 Jun 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities To act as deputy to Senior Sister in their absence
To allocate duties daily to other members of the team
To communicate effectively with ward staff to enable safety of staff and patients when administering radioactive isotopes to inpatients
To be a deputy to the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse and act as a role model for junior team members in the delivery of a high standard of nursing care.
The role will encompass specific responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care and expertise within the clinical area.
The post holder will work as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering a diagnostic and therapy service to both inpatients and outpatients. They will use phlebotomy skills to administer radioactive isotopes to patients in a safe and effective manner that is in accordance with IRR and IR(ME)R regulations i.e safe handling and administration of radiopharmaceuticals according to local rules.
They will work as part of a small group of nursing staff and will need to demonstrate professionalism towards patients, relatives and staff alike and also demonstrate enthusiasm to develop in their new role.
They will need to demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm for research/evidence based practice, audit and educational practice in the clinical area.
The service is expanding to include new studies including joint services with other hospitals; the post holder will be expected to undertake any training needs to deliver this service in a safe and professional manner.
Currently the service operates from 07:00 - 16:30hrs Monday-Friday. (occasional Saturdays where service requires)
Please note, if you are considering applying for a role within our organisation we do recommend that staff are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, this is no longer a mandatory requirement.

Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria
  • RN1/RN2/RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register. To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality
  • BSc / 1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification / training / experience
  • Mentorship / teaching qualification


Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice
  • Awareness of clinical governance and risk management issues


Experience Essential criteria
  • Experience of teaching / assessing / supervising others in a clinical setting
  • Proven experience on managing a ward; including management of rotas, managing competencies, resources and staff


Skills Essential criteria
  • Good communication skills and ability to deal with sensitive information
  • Basic computer skills including ability to use Microsoft Word and Electronic Patient Records
  • Able to supervise and teach junior staff


Values Based Question Essential criteria
  • Give an example of a time where you have demonstrated a 'can do' attitude (including the situation you were in) and the outcome


We are committed to Equality of Opportunity for everyone and will guarantee an interview to any disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

Medway Maritime Hospital is a smoke free site. Smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors. This will ensure that the hospital is a better place to work and a better place for our patients to be treated

Ref: 2205CSCNN

Job Details

Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse - Nuclear Medicine

Gillingham, Kent, Englandd Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
11 Jun 2022

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