Registered Nurse – Outpatients

Registered Nurse - Outpatient
25 Harley Street, 9 Harley Street
Posted 2 months ago

 

We are looking for a Registered Nurse – Outpatient to join our team.

Duties/responsibilities

Clinical

  • Work autonomously and interact effectively within a multi- professional team.
  • Assist consultants during clinics and minor op procedures.
  • See patients for post op dressings, IV infusions, injections and similar.
  • To take a pro-active approach to the development of clinical skills within the clinic ensuring that practice reflects local standards and policies and are in keeping with relevant professional standards.
  • Demonstrate clinical excellence within the outpatient specialities e.g.  Gynaecology, Dermatology, ENT, Urology, Aesthetic procedures, PRP.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to advancing nursing practice by means of research.
  • Ensure nursing practice is evidence based.
  • Participate in the setting of standards of care and implement the recommendations.
  • Participate in the writing of Nurse Protocols and work within their framework.
  • Demonstrate competencies in extended roles such as cannulation and venepuncture

Non clinical

  • Be aware of resource implications and aim for cost effective care delivery.
  • Assist with the collation of comments and complaints within the Clinic and formulate action plans to address identified issues.
  • Ensure promotion of well-being and safety for the patients, staff and other visitors to the clinical area.
  • Ensure that documentation and record keeping is comprehensively maintained.
  • Participate in the orientation of staff from all areas of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Report all incidents and complaints to the Line Manager and ensure the appropriate documentation is completed.
  • Ensure all equipment use is maintained in good working order and its location monitored.
  • Ensure that all management recommendations and consultations of patients are recorded in nursing and medical notes, ensuring that all documentation is maintained to a high standard.

Professional Development and Research

  • Ensure that practice is in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct.
  • Ensures that practice is in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to the achievements of the targets set by the company.
  • The post holder must ensure that mandatory clinical updates are attended. Ensure Health and safety at work requirements are maintained and observed.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of clinical governance issues.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of current child protection issues.
  • Take responsibility for personal development and education with regard to performance review objectives.

Education

  • Identify own learning needs.
  • To support team members in finding evidence to support practice
  • Participate in teaching programs for the clinical areas.
  • Provides education, advice and support for patients within specific medical areas.
  • Provide support, advice and education to other members of the clinical team.
  • To identify and develop patient information and documentation
  • To actively participate in both formal and informal teaching programs for all staff within the company.

Communication and Audit 

  • To ensure compliance with effective mechanisms that are in place within the team so that all information is disseminated to all members of the team.
  • To actively participate in the audit cycle and clinical governance issues, implementing recommendations for practice.
  • To meet regularly with the Clinical Lead and feedback information.
  • To know clinic policies and procedures and to ensure that they are followed
  • To develop and maintain a network of contacts both locally and nationally and be pro-active in disseminating

Essential:

– Phlebotomy experience

– Experience from 1 or more fields: ENT, Gynaecology, aesthetic, general surgery.

– Minimum 2 years working experience as RGN

Preferable, but not essential:

– Some experience in the private sector

Benefits:

– 25 annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays

– Pension

– Life assurance

 

Salary is competitive and depending on experience.

 

Job Features

Job CategoryPhoenix Hospital Group

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