AN - 0106
£29,000 - £33,000

Looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, our client is now recruiting for a Paediatric Nurse - Outpatient Department to join their new hospital in Hemel Hempstead. They are looking for a skilled, motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join their team. 

Our client is opening a new Ambulatory Surgical Unit which is a is a 9 bedded day case ward coming soon. 

Requirements 

  • Registered Children’s Nurse
  • Membership of a professional body
  • Paediatric Immediate Life Support
  • certificate (PILS)
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Recent relevant paediatric clinical experience
  • Awareness of clinical governance issues
  • Safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children

Duties

  • To act as an advocate for children and their families
  • To recognise verbal and non-verbal cues at a child’s various developmental stages in order to provide basic and specialist care
  • To act as a reference point or source of information and training for non-children’s trained staff members.
  • To undertake a wide range of clinical duties, which could include assessment, screening and treatment services and health education advice as follows:
  • Immunisations including travel, seasonal vaccinations, childhood vaccinations
  • Diet/Lifestyle advice for childhood obesity
  • Phlebotomy
  • Performing ECG’s, Spirometry etc.
  • General nursing duties e.g. dressings, etc
  • Chaperoning specialist paediatric consultants within their clinics
  • To provide general and specific health screenings to patients (within agreed protocols) with referral to other clinicians as necessary.
  • To advise patients and/or parents/carers on general health care and minor ailments with referral to GPs as necessary.
  • To assist clinicians as appropriate with their clinics
  • To follow all processes in relation to patient notes and all documentation associated with patient health care and monitor compliance on a regular basis.
  • To ensure compliance with all protocols relating to collection, storage and dispatch of pathological specimens including intravenous blood samples, swabs etc. and ensure the cleanliness of any equipment used.

Staff Benefits

  • Pension
  • Eye care vouchers 
  • Discount on high street retailers/Bourne Leisure Holidays/Snow Centre (Hemel Hempstead)/local gym/Hollywood Bowl discount, EAP Service (Health Assured) and staff health membership scheme (with free GP/dental appointments.)  
  • There is also free parking on site