Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Nursing associate, 26 hours per week, outpatients department St Helier
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time nursing associate post in our busy adult Outpatient area.
Both St Helier and Epsom have OPD services spread across several units, STH also supports Jubilee Health Centre in Wallington.
Candidates must be in receipt of their PIN and have a keen interest in working in an Outpatient department.
Previous outpatients experience desirable with extended skills in phlebotomy, ECG and wound care.
This is an exciting time for nursing associates within an OP department as we develop and expand the service.We positively encourage learning and development within the team and the candidate will be instrumental in supporting this.
The post holder will be required to support our outpatients department across site as required, with some weekends and evenings.
In an emergency situation, the post holder may be asked to support other wards and departments across the trust.
Main duties of the job
Provide optimum quality of care to patients, offering support to the multi-professional team, will take responsibility for an identified area on regular shift.
Administer medications in alignment with NMC standards of proficiency and Trust policy and procedure.
The post holder will be required to play an integral role in the delivery of Care Benchmarking activities and Trust specific CQUINS targets and participate in audits.
Welcome to the Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. We offer an extensive range of services, including cancer, pathology, surgery, and gynecologyto over 490,000 people in south west London and north east Surrey. We operate two busy general hospitals, Epsom Hospitaland St Helier Hospital, and run services from other locations, including Sutton Hospital. We are also part of two innovative integrated care partnerships - Sutton Health and Careand Surrey Downs Health and Care. St Helier Hospital is home to the South West Thames Renal and Transplantation Unitand Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, while Epsom Hospital is home to the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC). Both Epsom and St Helier hospitals have Accident and Emergency departments (A&E)and Maternity services (Obstetrics). With nearly 900,000 people coming to our hospitals for care and treatment every year, our almost 5,000 staff and 500 volunteers work around the clock to keep our busy hospitals running smoothly.
As teaching hospitals, we play a key role in the education and training of tomorrow's doctors, nurses and other health professionals. Both sites work in partnership with St George's Hospital and St George's Medical School in south London to deliver high quality education and research..
Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the Nursing Associate role at Epsom and St Helier.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).