The opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Treatment Room Nurse to join our large nursing team working in the Treatment Room. This would suit a newly qualified nurse, and training will be offered for the right candidate.
The postholder is responsible for the assessment of patient care needs and for planning, delivery and evaluation of programmes of care. They will provide a professional service performing all relevant forms of nursing care in a treatment room setting without direct supervision and providing support to the GPs.
Hours: 20-34 hours per week,worked over 3-4 days, and may include Saturdays. The shifts are booked 4-6 weeks ahead.
Salary: £24,730-£26,724 per annum pro rata, subject to qualifications and experience, plus enhanced rates of pay on Saturdays and weekdays from 6.30pm (must work until at least 8pm).
Other benefits: NHS Pension (offering 14.38% employers contribution), discretionary bonus, opportunity to become a share-holder.
Primary Location: Charlotte Keel Medical Practice
Main duties of the job
The main duties of the role include:
Wound dressings and management
NHS travel immunisations and other immunisations campaigns e.g. flu
Equipment monitoring, e.g. vaccine fridge temperature
Charlotte Keel Medical Practice has a growing patient population of over 17,000 patients. The practice is at the vibrant & colourful heart of Bristols inner city, serving a population from all corners of the world and from all walks of life. Our largest ethnic minority groups come from the Caribbean, the Asian subcontinent and Somalia and we increasingly see people from a huge range of countries. We serve patients who are settled, doing well in life and who seek help to ensure they remain in the very best of health; we also serve patients who are struggling with alcohol or drugs and seeking help to being piecing life together.
Main duties and responsibilities:
The post holder will be responsible for:
- To provide high quality patient care
- To participate in outreach clinics providing healthcare and lifestyle advice to hard-to-reach groups
- Participate in setting standards for care and auditing clinical outcomes.
- Promote & participate in maintaining a safe comfortable & therapeutic environment.
- Participate in developing strategies and implementing health promotion programmes for clients and carers and facilitate screening clinics
- Take responsibility for the safe storage and administration of drugs and equipment
- Provide nursing care in a variety of settings by holistic assessment, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and delegate as appropriate.
- Participate in setting and monitoring standards to ensure effective care ensuring delivery of evidence based practice.
- Provide information, advice and support to patients face to face and via the telephone.
- Involved in team discussions to ensure best practice
Clinical Skills required (or willingness to be trained):
Infection control management of equipment
Immunisation and Vaccine administration including children
Wound management including four layer bandaging
- To maintain accurate records and data on Treatment Room activities, using the EMIS computer programmes.
- To work as an effective team member and promote a multi-agency collaborative approach to health care.
- Maintain the established reporting documentation and communication system to ensure efficient evaluation and monitoring.
- To supervise lower grades of staff.
- Report and record all clinical incidents to the Lead Nurse or Practice Manager.
- Maintain and ensure the effective use of clinical stock levels
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and other health care partnerships.
- To communicate effectively using a variety of communication skills: verbal, & non-verbal, written and electronic, with a range of individuals and organisations within and external to CKMP, BrisDoc and the NHS.
- Assess individual communication needs and understanding for informed consent.
- Working with interpreters [link workers] for non-English speaking patients.
4) Education, Training & Research
- To take responsibility for own professional development undertaking training for specific clinical tasks
- Participate in clinical audit
- Participate in research programmes as appropriate.
- Participate in the development and implementation of standards and audit activities.
- Attend all mandatory training courses and the updates and any study days as appropriate to the post
- Attend performance and development reviews with your line manager.
- The Post Holder may be required to work additional hours to cover holidays and sickness.
- Maintaining regular consistent attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures.
- To attend all statutory and mandatory training courses and any courses specific to this role.
- To be available for staff meetings and meetings with management.
- To have a good understanding and follow company policies and procedures.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
- Attend performance and development reviews with your line manager.
This role profile is intended to provide a broad outline of the main responsibilities only. The postholder will need to be flexible in developing the role and in initial and ongoing discussions with the designated manager.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, the postholder must maintain the confidentiality of information about patients and staff. The work is of a confidential nature and information gained must not be communicated to other persons except in the recognized course of duty. Unauthorised disclosure of confidential information will result in disciplinary action and may lead to your dismissal.
- In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately.
- In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential.
- Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with BrisDocs policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.
Knowledge and Skills
- An understanding of the implications of cultural difference for service delivery.
- An understanding of team dynamics, including what factors make a team work well and what can go wrong
- Can work well in a team and autonomously.
- Able to build effective working relationships at all levels.
- Has excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
- Able to listen carefully in order to understand the needs of others and empathise
- An understanding of the steps that need to be taken to provide appropriate, accessible and sensitive primary health care services
- An understanding of the structure for the delivery for primary health care services.
- Able to demonstrate innovative practice.
- Experience of working in teams within a clinical team setting.
- Experience of working in a multidisciplinary environment with a wide range of individuals at different levels.
- Experience of developing relationships with external agencies and organisations.
- Experience of working across organisational boundaries within health or social care.
- Experience of developing relationships with external agencies and organizations
- Experience of working in a treatment room/practice nurse setting
- Experience of working with hard to reach groups
- RGN Level 1 nurse
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Good keyboard skills experience of using Microsoft office e.g. Word, Excel
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
To apply: please download an application pack and submit to email@example.com
For more information, please contact the Workforce Support Team on 0117 9370902.
Closing Date: 25th April 2021