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The Clinical Nurse Specialist will provide specialist clinical expertise to the Complex Care Unit ensuring consistently outstanding standards of clinical practice throughout the team and that patient care is of a best practice standard. They will be seen as the subject matter expert, supporting the team through offering advice, support, coaching and development. They will also support the senior nursing team in auditing the department and implementing changes to continuously improve the standards of care, efficiency of department and patient satisfaction.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as a highly visible role model and subject matter expert to the team, providing support and clinical leadership to assist them in their clinical practice
Investigate incidents, feedback and complaints thoroughly, enabling response and improvements to the service provided
Responsible for initiating, developing and promoting evidence based practice within the clinical area
Keep up to date with current research and best practice within the clinical specialty area and ensure individual professional competence is maintained
To commit to undertake further training necessary to perform advanced clinical practice
Assist with the training, development and coaching of the nursing team, ensuring best practice standards are maintained at all times.
Skills and Experience:
- RSCN / RCN with current NMC PIN
- Extensive post registration experience within a relevant clinical speciality
- ENB 998 (or equivalent)
- Strong leadership and team development experience
- Able to work autonomously as well as part of a team
- Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
- Working towards, or completed, a relevant Masters level degree (or equivalent)
About the Individual:
The successful candidate will be motivated by continuously updating and sharing their knowledge, ensuring that the team around are always in line with best practice standards and have industry leading information. They will be seeing patients with high levels of acuity and will be able to communicate with them with tact, diplomacy and sensitivity, whilst remaining professional.
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