Staff Nurse, Gynaecology Outpatient Department - Band 5
Ashford & St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Band 5 Nurse to join our Gynaecology outpatient department at Ashford and St. Peters This post will mainly be based at St Peters hospital but there may be times where for training and service provision you may be required to work at the Ashford site.
As a Band 5 staff nurse you will work alongside a specialist team of consultants, Junior Doctors, nursing, healthcare assistants and administrators to deliver exceptional specialist care for our patients within the outpatient gynaecology service.
You will be responsible for the care of patients assigned to outpatient clinics and specialist outpatient diagnostic and treatment procedures including patients undergoing invasive gynaecological procedures such as colposcopy, hysteroscopy, trans-vaginal ultrasound, vulval dermatological treatments, urodynamics and flexible cystoscopy.
The Ideal Candidate would be an experienced band 5 womens health nurse possessing the ability to take charge in the absence of the Deputy Sister, with the support of the gynaecology matron and/or Clinical nurse specialists
Main duties of the job
To be responsible for the unsupervised assessment of patient care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of plans of care, ensuring high standards of evidence based care.
Deputise for the Deputy Sister under the guidance and support of the Gynaecology Matron and/or Lead Nurses
Provide high quality nursing care for women undergoing examination, diagnostic procedures, treatments, minor procedures and during their recovery
Assist and provide nursing support to consultants, medical staff and Specialist Clinical Nurses during consultations, procedures and treatments
To supervise unqualified staff, to ensure that they have the knowledge, skills and resources to carry out delegated aspects of care.
Support the Deputy Sister in effective organisation of the Unit
Support the Deputy Sister in maintaining safe staffing levels to support the clinics.
Ashford and St. Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of more than 410,000 people living in North-West Surrey, parts of Hounslow and beyond.
Over 3,700 highly trained doctors, nurses, midwives, therapists, healthcare scientists and other support staff make up our workforce, providing a wide range of services across our two hospital sites, Ashford, Ashford, Surrey and St Peter's, Chertsey, Surrey.
We also run many specialist clinics in the community and local community hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
Our vision is to be one of the best healthcare Trusts in the country. There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with our strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.
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The post holder will:
- To take charge in the absence of the Deputy Sister, with the support of the gynaecology matron and/or lead nurses.
- Work Mondays to Fridays, with the flexibility on hours during the day to cover the needs of the service.
- To be responsible for the care of patients assigned to outpatient clinics and specialist outpatient diagnostic and treatment procedures including women undergoing invasive gynaecological procedures such as colposcopy, hysteroscopy, trans-vaginal ultrasound, vulval dermatological treatments, urodynamics and flexible cystoscopy.
- To be responsible for the recovery of women following said procedures.
- Must have a positive attitude to Womens Health.
- To provide high quality patient-centred services for women leading to improvement in care and positive patient experience
Please see the detailed Job description and person specification as attached to the Job vacancy for further details
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).