Practice Nurse (RGN)

Leyland, Lancashire, England
PR7 5LW
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS 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
14 May 2022
Closes
12 Jun 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

Assessing, implementing, developing and evaluating programmes of care

Clinical risk assessments and formulations of management plans

Supervision and teaching for other staff

Immunisations and vaccinations

Assist in developing local guidance and protocols

Clinical assessments, including history taking, and providing care for those with a range of illnesses/ conditions





Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

The post holder will work as part of the prison nursing team delivering care to the general prison population and if required the in patient facility.

The team compromises of mainly RGN's and RMN's with support from a wide variety of other specialist healthcare professionals.



Detailed job description and main responsibilities
In order to reduce the risk of communications and deterioration of the patient's Long-Term Conditions, be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, planning, delegation, co-ordination, implementing and evaluation of care provision.

Develop and use clinical skills to analyse and interpret history of illness, presenting symptoms and physical findings to enable planning and treatment of patients.

Demonstrate that all clinical assessment, agreed programmes of care and evaluations comply with the Trust agreed clinical standards.

Promote clinical excellence through the principles of Trust's philosophy and the implementation of the health care strategy in the management of Long-Term Conditions.

Work with secondary, primary and independent sector clinicians to ensure patient care is of a high quality and appropriately delivered.

Collect, collate, evaluate and report clinical information. Maintain accurate patient records related to assessment and care planning.

Assist in the development of clinical protocols and guidelines within own area of practice to ensure quality of care at all times.

Review medication discuss side effects and where appropriate prescribe relevant medication or liaise with medical staff.

Where the Long-Term Condition Nurse is a prescriber they must ensure that prescribing of medications appropriate from the British National Formulary.

Act as an advocate for the patient negotiating and communicating with other clinicians and associated staff to ensure high quality care.

Responsible for the immunisation programme and maintain targets.

To be responsible for ordering and monitoring stock levels for medical equipment within the department.

To maintain patient records in accordance with Trust and practice policy on record keeping, ensuring both confidentiality and security.

To communicate effectively with other members of the primary care team, secondary care, patients and social carers.

To undertake training and development, to maintain professional standards, and act as a resource for other members of the team.

To participate/lead in the management of infection control prevention, policies and procedures within the service.

To supervise and take part in training to support other members of the primary care team, students, patients and carers.

To be involved in Clinical Supervision, and Practice meetings

To identify and utilise best practice appropriately through benchmarking and clinical guidelines.

In participation with the Primary Care Manager, ensure the maintenance of equipment and stock levels relating to patient care.

To undertake appropriate clinical risk assessment and implement management strategies in partnership with the primary care team and GP colleagues.

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • qualified RGN


Desirable criteria

Ref: 2136529914

Job Details

Practice Nurse (RGN)

Leyland, Lancashire, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
14 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
12 Jun 2022

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