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Position - Senior Staff Nurse Endoscopy
Full Time - 12 Month Contract
Salary - £26k
Location - Oxford
As a registered practitioner, to deliver high quality clinical patient care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.
Requirements for Post
Required: Registered practitioner with the appropriate governing body.
Required: Qualifications applicable to the registration requirements.
Preferred: A qualification in teaching and assessment.
Desirable: A professional management qualification e.g. NVQ level 2 or 3
Preferred: Immediate Life Support (ILS)
Desirable: Advanced Life Support (ALS)
Required: Further professional training, experience and preferably a qualification in specialist area.
Previous Knowledge, Skills and / or Experience
Preferred: Approximately 2 years relevant experience as a qualified practitioner.
Desirable: Endoscopy experience
- To provide day to day supervision, including accountable clinical supervision, of junior nursing staff and students of the
- department, with responsibilities including all or most of the following:
- Work scheduling / rotas
- Involvement in the recruitment, induction, performance review, attendance management, disciplinary and grievance
- Competency assessment, training, development and the mentoring of staff
- Ensure work is carried out efficiently and to agreed working practice and protocols
- To review policies, procedures and protocols and make recommendations regarding their content and application within area of responsibility.
- To deliver high quality patient-focussed care through the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of a
- collaborative programme of care which is clinically effective, evidence based and appropriate.
- To support the department in the achievement of all clinical governance requirements and participate in audit reviews.
- To undertake risk assessment and actively manage outcomes within the remit of their responsibilities.
- To undertake delegated responsibility for senior members of staff during periods of absence.
- To contribute to the development of departmental objectives.
- To take charge of a shift, ensuring the co-ordination and delivery of all work activities within area of responsibility during that time.
- To assist in budget monitoring for the department.To effectively manage resources within area of responsibility e.g. staff, consumables, OPD clinic utilisation etc.
- To be responsible for staff training within this specialist area.
- To lead in the review and update of policy and procedural changes within this area and support their implementation.
- To provide the specialist recovery expertise required within a patients pathway.
- To promote a standardise approach to work within the recovery area ensuring staff work within Recovery policies/procedures.
- To ensure full compliance with clinical variance and Datix recording.
- To act as the Risk Assessor for a specific area of responsibility
- To conduct risk assessments for area of responsibility in accordance with statutory and organisational policies and
- To assess and report findings of risk assessments, highlighting areas of risk and making recommendations where
- To develop and implement agreed risk assessment action plans
- To inform and report to the Health and Safety Committee any problems or concerns
For more information please contact Holly Brace at Pulse on 0161 2454453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org