Respiratory Nurse Advisor

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England
Pay
£ 34000 - 40000 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted
3 Dec 2019
Closes
3 Jan 2020

Job Description

We're currently recruiting for Respiratory Nurse Advisors for a large, reputable private healthcare provider based across the UK. In recognition of the national shortage of qualified respiratory nurses, our client has committed to set up an Academy with the aim of recruiting band 5 or 6 nurses and training them up over 6 to 12 months.

Our client has a nationwide team of specialist Nurse Advisors with in depth understanding of national treatment guidelines, working closely with CCGs and GP Practices. The Nurses become highly qualified disease management experts within asthma & COPD, sharing their knowledge, confidence and experience with patients, PNs, GPs and CCGs.

GPs and CCGs throughout the UK use these specialist nurse advisors to support the implementation of local or national best clinical practice guidelines through a process of clinical audit, patient review, reports and feedback to practice staff and practical change management plans.

This role is full time Monday to Friday - Based from home you will work throughout the area running respiratory review projects at GP Practices that have requested support.

Key Responsibilities:

• You will meet with key clinical stakeholders at the Practice to agree the audit, screening and patient review processes.

• provide support and education for patients and carers, including patient counselling and patient compliance with treatment.

• You will schedule a series of diary dates to ensure you can meet all review objectives including checking the audit, identifying patients to be included, running patient therapy review clinics including spirometry assessment and result interpretation, inhaler technique training and lifestyle counselling, maintaining all documentation, feeding back to the Practice and providing Practice Nurse training and support as required.

• Follow up visits are also provided to help maintain improved results.

Minimum Requirements

RGN (Band 5/6 or equivalent)

NMC Registered

5 years nursing post reg experience

Interest in Respiratory Management

Desire to specialise in the respiratory field

Full Driving License

Flexible to work away from home as business dictates

Seeking Full Time Employment

The advisors come from a variety of backgrounds including community matrons, lecturers, senior nursing specialists; they have been hailed as local experts in their own field and they want to share their experience, confidence and expertise with others so that the patient will benefit.

Nurses in the following roles currently are ideal for joining the Academy:

Experienced Practice or District Nurse:

Practices nurses who currently review COPD and/or asthma patients within their practice clinics on a regular basis i.e. already declared competent by the NHS to see these patient groups

o Experience in spirometry is desirable

o Minimum of 1 years’ experience in this role

District nurses who currently review COPD and/or asthma patients as part of their job on a regular basis i.e. already declared competent by the NHS to see these patient groups

o Experience in spirometry is desirable

o Minimum of 1 years’ experience in this role

Secondary Care Nurse:

Trust nurses who currently review COPD and/or asthma patients within their Department and or Wards (acute and/or chronic) on a regular basis i.e. already declared competent by the NHS to see these patient groups

o Minimum of 1 years’ experience in this role

Salary £24K to £30K depending on geography/experience (Band 5)

Salary £34K to £37K (Band 7)

Ref: rna

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