Endocrinology Clinical Specialist Nurse - Part time

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Endocrinology Specialist Nurse - Part time

The post-holder works to support the lead Nurse, in managing Endocrinepatients undergoing diagnostic tests in our day bed unit and managingresources effectively.He/she acts as a role model, demonstrating high levels of clinicalexpertise, and leading, managing and delivering individual patient care.The post-holder supports the Lead Nurse in ensuring robust infectioncontrol practices amongst all staff.He/she proactively promotes staff development, ensuring its relevance tothe practice area and individual needs.

Main duties of the job

Works flexibly and supportively together with the Lead nurse, to deliver the performance indicators for the area/speciality are delivered.

Support the Lead Nurse in the review and update of all clinical pathways and protocol pertaining to the specialty.

Demonstrate excellent personal communication. Establish and maintain effective two-way communication channels with individuals and groups.

Demonstrate appropriate assertiveness and ability to challenge others when the rights of patients and others may be infringed.

Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to problem solve. Promote excellent team working and interdisciplinary relationships.

Work with Lead Nurse to effectively manage the allocated financial resources within the allocated budgets.

Actively promote and audit robust infection control practices.

Assist the Lead Nurse to maintainhigh standards of cleanliness in the clinical area and for a well-maintained clinical environment.

Promote interdisciplinary working, with outcomes aimed at the best interest of patients.

Actively promote diversity, including race diversity, both in the delivery of the Directorate's services and in the recruitment, management and development of staff within the clinical area.

Assist the Lead Nurse to sustain relationships that promote dignity, rights and responsibilities.

About us

Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Date posted

26 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

193-6398442NCG

Job locations

Melrose House

London Road

Reading

RG1 5BS


Job description

Job responsibilities

For more details on the job role, please refer to the Job description & Person Specification attached.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more details on the job role, please refer to the Job description & Person Specification attached.

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Registered Nurse

Desirable

  • An understanding of Dynamic Endocrine tests

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of data collection for audit / quality monitoring
  • Experience in Acute Medicine
  • 2 Years post registration

Desirable

  • Experience of risk assessment
  • Recent clinical experience in speciality area
Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Registered Nurse

Desirable

  • An understanding of Dynamic Endocrine tests

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of data collection for audit / quality monitoring
  • Experience in Acute Medicine
  • 2 Years post registration

Desirable

  • Experience of risk assessment
  • Recent clinical experience in speciality area

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Melrose House

London Road

Reading

RG1 5BS


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Melrose House

London Road

Reading

RG1 5BS


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Lead Nurse

Justina Bangura

Justina.bangura@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

01183228980

Date posted

26 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

193-6398442NCG

Job locations

Melrose House

London Road

Reading

RG1 5BS


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