Paediatric Nurse

Location New Malden
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££30,000 - £40,000
Contact name: Jessica Macklin
Contact email: j.macklin@t2healthcare.com
Published: 16 days ago

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We are working with a leading private hospital, who are actively looking for a Paediatric Outpatient Nurse, who is eager to take their career to the next level. This is an excellent opportunity for you to join a fantastic team in their trusted and state-of-the-art facility that delivers first class and prompt care from an independent outpatient and diagnostic facility, for patients of all ages.

​With their excellent standard of patient care and services, a team of highly skilled experts and their commitment to investing in the latest and most effective equipment and training, they are able to deliver world class services to all our patients.

Duties:

  • Carry out advanced clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and or referral of a diverse range of children requiring Outpatient Review.

  • Provide expert advice and support to Urgent care and St Joseph’s Ward in the care of elective paediatric surgical and medical admissions.

  • Recognise sick children and take appropriate emergency action.

  • Develop, implement and evaluate strategies to foster involvement and engagement with patient/ service user groups to guide organisational learning and service development.

  • Role model the maintenance of patient advocacy in all situations.

  • Build alliances across the organisation to ensure that services and practices meet patient/ service user needs.

  • To use National, Community/ Public Health assessment information and guidelines, when evaluating patient’s needs, initiating referrals, co-ordinating care and programme management.

  • Differentiate normal physical findings and/ or health practices from those findings of child abuse and /or neglect and take appropriate action to safeguard children.

  • Safely and competently practice within agreed evidence-based guidelines and pathways.

  • Order, undertake and interpret investigations as required, e.g X-Rays, blood tests, urine and swabs. Promote the involvement of children, young people and families with health-related activities that contribute to improvement of services.

  • Integrate national priorities for safety into organisational practices, drawing on standards and best practice evidence to guide organisational decision making.

  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all work undertaken and to practice at an advanced level of autonomy and accountability within Trust policies and NMC codes of Conduct.

  • Undertake Independent Prescribing as part of clinical role and maintain prescribing competence as per Trust Non-Medical Prescribing Guideline.

Requirements:

  • Have an in depth understanding of children’s and parental rights and responsibilities and be able to provide advice and act as an advocate as needed.

Benefits:

They offer a competitive package of benefits to all permanent staff members including:

  • A competitive salary

  • Company pension scheme

  • Private healthcare

  • Employee of the quarter award

​If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply.