Senior Specialist Nurse - Hertfordshire
Position - Senior Specialist Nurse - Private Medical Centre - Herts
Ref - HBSSNDOCS
Location - Herts
Salary - Dependent upon experience
My client Specialises in same day diagnostics and outpatient medical and dental services that deliver an extensive range of treatments at their state-of-the-art clinic in the Hertfordshire region.
Working with highly qualified GPs, medical consultants, dentists, support staff and the most advanced diagnostic and imaging equipment available in the industry enables us to deliver an exemplary standard of patient care in addition to an extensive range of medical and dental services and treatments all under one roof.
Scope of Role
The Senior Specialist Nurses is a predominantly clinical role combined with responsibilities to assist the Lead Nurse in the daily management of the nursing team to deliver safe and effective clinical and services.
This is senior role requiring outstanding customer service and patient relationship skills. The successful candidate will be a confident, articulate practitioner with a wide range of clinical experience in a primary care or outpatient setting.
Maintain a visible presence with patients and staff, fostering an open culture that values high quality care and sound clinical outcomes. To manage and participate as part of the clinical nursing team to ensure exceptionally high quality bespoke care provided to our patients including treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education
Promote a collaborative, evidence-based service culture to foster continuous improvement and share good practice.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all key stakeholders including Consultants, GPs, Clinic staff and external partners.
Supervise and review the clinical skills of more junior members of staff and assist in their training and development.
Assist with the management of nursing workload and resources, on a daily basis ensuring appropriate levels of nursing cover are maintained at all times at safe levels.
To deputise for the Lead Nurse as required.
Carry out clinical nursing including assessment, screening and treatment services and health education advice using sound clinical judgement and in line with company protocols.
Collaborate with other clinicians/agencies, regarding diagnostics and interpreting results.
Conducting consultations including taking a history, examination, differential diagnosis and treatment and refer to GP where necessary
Diagnosing, assessing and managing long term conditions
Carrying out effective telephone triage to assist with the effective planning of treatments and examinations
To undertake a wide range of clinical duties including:
Other general nursing duties eg dressings, ear syringing, etc
Well man and women clinics
Assisting doctors as appropriate
Providing general and specific health screenings to patients within agreed protocols
Where appropriately trained and qualified independently prescribing medicines
Contribute to the development and improvement of patient pathways
Ensure all processes are following in relation to patient notes and all documentation associated with patient health care and monitor compliance on a regular basis.
Registered first level nurse
BSc (Hons) or eqiv
Membership of a professional body
Clinical supervision training and experience
Evidence of CPD
Experience and Knowledge
Substantial post registration experience
Primary nursing and out patients experience.
Management of minor illness, minor ailments and injuries
Accountability and responsibility of team.
Knowledge of local and national health policy and the wider health economy
Knowledge of clinical governance issues
Knowledge of patient group directions and associated policy
For a full job description or to apply for the position please contact Zoe Allen on 0161 2454453/07918 720922 or email
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