Anaesthetic / Scrub Senior Staff Nurse/ODP - Guy's Main Theatres

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
13 May 2022
Closes
12 Jun 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Independently manage a group of patients within the specialty whilst working as part of the multidisciplinary team, delivering 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.
  • Responsible for the correct administration of prescribed medication including transfusion of blood and blood products.
  • Be responsible for assessing and recognising emergencies in the speciality. To interpret information and take appropriate action and to lead others to do the same.
  • Ensure that patients' receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines.
  • To provide leadership, support and guidance to staff in monitoring the planning delivery and evaluation of individualised 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 advance clinical skills and responsible for carrying out specialist nursing procedures to area.
  • Ensure that sensitive patient records are stored appropriately.
  • Ensure staff take precautions to minimise the risk of cross infection in relation to the safe disposal of body fluids (including blood).
  • To be an effective communicator with patients/carers/families regarding disease treatment and management.
  • Facilitate a high quality, cost effective specialist service through monitoring and audit and other quality initiatives agreed by the Trust.
  • Identify and intervene where circumstances contribute to an unsafe environment for patients and staff. To bring instances to the attention of the Sister/Charge Nurse for the area.
  • 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.
  • To assist the Sister/Charge Nurse in developing a culture that is challenging, stimulating, rewarding and supportive.
  • To act as mentor/assessor to unqualified staff and to provide education, advice and support to a team of nurses.
  • Utilise research findings in the delivery of specialist patient care, developing new ways of working and to disseminate relevant information to staff.
  • Provide a leadership role model and demonstrate specialist knowledge and high standards of clinical practice and provide support or advice when necessary.
  • Maintain accurate records of the clinical service and ensuring that confidentiality of information is adhered to.
  • Organise own work and manage own caseload and practice, identifying and maintaining supportive networks for self and other staff members.
  • Take an active role in risk assessment, supporting implementation of strategies to minimise risk. Ensuring incidents and near misses are reported, through promoting a no blame culture.
  • To create an environment that fosters good communication between patient and health care professionals, that meets individual's needs.

Person specification

Qualifications/Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Evidence of professional/clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical training and CPD - Designated peri-operative post registration qualification
  • Post registration qualification in or demonstrate relevant experience and competence (appropriate area of speciality)
  • BSC/1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification/training and experience


Desirable criteria
  • Leadership/management qualification
  • Teaching qualification


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Previous post registration experience within the relevant specialty
  • Experienced and competent in the management of patients within the speciality
  • Experience of teaching/assessing/ supervising others in a clinical setting
  • Experiencing of co-ordinating a shift


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates specialist expertise underpinned by theory acquired through specialty specific CPD
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues. Knowledge of evidence based practice.
  • Good communication skills and ability to deal with sensitive information. To include dealing with distressed relatives, care of terminally ill & other challenging situations
  • Demonstrates ability to influence and negotiate with others. Ability to organise and plan own time and that of junior staff and learners.
  • You will be a

Ref: NM9041

Job Details

Anaesthetic / Scrub Senior Staff Nurse/ODP - Guy's Main Theatres

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
13 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
12 Jun 2022

Get new jobs like this by email

We'll send you jobs that match this search

You're consenting to receive job alert emails. Unsubscribe at any time. Also you can 'Join' to create a full account to edit your preferences. Read our privacy policy for more details.

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust - 107 jobs https://www.nurses.co.uk/Images/Default/recruiters/Thumbnail/9f1134a8-dbdd-491d-b068-07955cfaa5e7131486702723582314.png
This job was posted to Ward nurse in London, Greater London, England

Similar Jobs

Similar Jobs

Chelmsford, Essex, England£ 34000.0 - 38000.0 Per year28th April 2022

London, Greater London, England£ 30.786 - 37.841 Per year10th May 2022

Chelmsford, Essex, England£ 27000.0 - 1.0 Per year11th May 2022

Dartford, Kent, England£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year22nd May 2022

New Malden, Greater London, England£ 49900.0 - 1.0 Per year17th May 2022

London, Greater London, England£ 45.7 - 1.0 Per year13th May 2022

London, Greater London, England£ 30.786 - 37.841 Per year13th May 2022

London, Greater London, England£ 30.786 - 37.841 Per year19th May 2022

London, Greater London, England£ 46900.0 - 1.0 Per year26th April 2022

Dartford, Kent, England£ 29.553 - 36.265 Per year17th May 2022

Show More
Apply now