Clinical Nurse Specialist - Clinical Response Team

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Closes
23 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To work autonomously, managing a caseload of patients within the Critical Care Outreach Team whilst working as part of the multidisciplinary team, delivering individualised and personalised direct patient care
  • 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.
  • Act as an advocate for patients across the organisation, 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.
  • Direct, support, encourage and advise clinical teams, by the provision of specialist knowledge and advice in the care of the deteriorating/acutely unwell patients within the area.
  • Participate in the promotion of patient centred care, and establish and maintain a supportive relationship with the patient and their family during the period of assessment, treatment and after care.
  • Support and enable patients and carers to make informed decisions relating to their treatment and management.
  • Promote high quality clinical care, and assist in the development of the service, through the use of evidence based practice and clinical standards
  • Provide professional and clinical leadership and expertise, to act as a resource for education and clinical expertise across the organisation.
  • Demonstrate appropriate expert practice and highly 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
  • Responsible for the correct administration of blood products.
  • Promote and deliver high standards of care at all times, which utilises research-based evidence, and is audited and improved accordingly.
  • Participate in the promotion of the specialist service through dissemination of specialist knowledge, both locally and nationally.
  • Act as a role model, demonstrating high standards of care and providing clinical leadership in the clinical areas.
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective working relationship between clinicians, practitioners and managers within the specialty across the organisation.
  • Actively participate in local, national and international networking to maintain and develop expert level of knowledge in the specialty.
  • Provide a seamless, high quality service from referral through to assessment, diagnosis, treatment and review.
  • Develop and evaluate assessment tools that will ensure an appropriate level of nursing intervention so that patients who present with the most complex needs receive the most appropriate care.
  • Work in conjunction with a clinical consultant to lead a patient focuses service.
  • Act as patient advocate when appropriate, respecting patient confidentiality and privacy with respect for diverse cultural backgrounds and requirements.

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • BSC/1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification / training and experience
  • Post registration qualification in appropriate area of speciality or equivalent post qualification experience


Desirable criteria
  • To have or working towards a non medical physical assessment course
  • To have or working towards a non medical prescribing course
  • Leadership course


Professional/Statutory Registration
Essential criteria
  • RN1 or RN Child Registered Nurse on NMC register. To hold the appropriate level for the area of specialty


Previous experience
Essential criteria
  • Broad clinical experience in specialist area ITU, CCU, HDU or A&E
  • Proven evidence of management / leadership skills and autonomous practice


Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience or working within a Critical Care Outreach team


Skills Knowledge and ability
Essential criteria
  • Ability to clinically lead and influence staff


Guy's and St Thomas'celebrates, respects and values the diversity of its staff and patients. We review our policies, procedures and practices to ensure that all employees, patients and carers are treated equitable according to their needs. We are actively committed to ensuring that no one who applies for a job, works or study's at the Trust, or accesses our services is discriminated against on the grounds of race, ethnicity

Ref: NM9211

Job Details

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Clinical Response Team

London, Greater London, Englandd Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Jul 2022

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