We are seeking a highly motivated, committed Nurse for our Urogynaecology service covering maternity leave as a 30 hour per week secondment.
Working alongside three consultants, senior clinical nurse specialists in Urogynaecology and physiotherapy, following defined protocols and pathways the post holder will be responsible for the management of patients who attend Urogynae outpatient clinics working cross site between The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Clinics include pessary clinics, telephone triage clinic, urodynamic studies, ISC clinics and regular MDT meetings. This role will require commitment to training, the ability to work in partnership with all members of the multi-disciplinary team to provide seamless care and support is also essential. We require someone who can work both autonomously however candidate will be supported by team. Previous experience in gynaecology is essential. The post holder will develop their own practice, whereby they can directly or indirectly, influence all aspects of care and management of patients who present with Urogynaecological problems. This is an opportunity where nurses can make a positive difference caring for women. Training will be provided and candidate will be working with senior Urogynae CNS for the training.
Main duties of the job
Main duties of the job, planning and implementation of specialist care including pessaries, carrying out Urodynamics, assessment and management of ISC and assessment and treatment of complications within Urogynaecology.
Working for our organisation
We are a people business where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust will mean you become part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great patient/customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
RN with current NMC registration
Level 3 safeguarding
Evidence of degree level studies
Nurse Independent Prescriber
Cannulation and venepuncture
Advanced communication course
Knowledge and Experience
Recent professional development
Working as an effective member of the MDT
Up to date knowledge of current issues in gynaecology nursing
A specialist knowledge of Urogynaecology
Developing policies and guidelines
Participation in audit and research
Experience in a band 6 role caring gynaecology patients