Clinical Nurse Specialist - Paediatric Asthma

London, Greater London, England
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
23 Jun 2022
23 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities

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
    speciality. 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 withinthe 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 sustainand 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 toassessment, diagnosis, treatment and review.

*for more detailed responsibilities please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached*

Person specification

Values & behaviours
Essential criteria
  • Written examples of upholding trust values
  • Written evidence of respecting others and role modelling good practice

Essential criteria
  • Proven evidence of management / leadership skills and autonomous practice
  • Extensive experience of working autonomously at an advanced level within the specialist area delivering effective patient focused care
  • Previous experience of student supervision and clinical education at undergraduate level

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of teaching skills in particular teaching patients in how to manage their conditions and raise their awareness of their condition.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal & communication skills
  • Knowledge of current clinical & nursing research
  • IT Skills

Desirable criteria
  • Undertaken clinical & nursing research

Essential criteria
  • Mentorship/SSSAP qualification or evidence of clinical supervision
  • BSC/1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification/training and experience
  • Post registration qualification in (appropriate area of speciality)
  • Leadership course

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

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 need

Ref: NM9207

Job Details

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Paediatric Asthma

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

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