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Paediatric Nurse - Outpatient Department posted by Spire Healthcare

Full Time
Spire Leeds Hospital

Job Description

Are you a Registered Children’s nurse looking for an exciting new opportunity! If so please read on…
We are looking to appoint a Registered Children’s Nurse at SPIRE Leeds Hospital, where you will be responsible for planning the care and management of children across many specialities throughout their hospital journey predominantly in the Outpatients and radiology Departments.
With your skills and experience you will assess, plan and implement high standards of nursing care ensuring that your patient has the best possible experience. You will be joining us at an exciting time where you will have the ability to help the team shape the service going forwards ensuring that our paediatric patients receive outstanding care.

As an essential part of our small Paediatric team, you will work mainly in the Outpatients and radiology departments, being managed by the Outpatients Lead Nurse; you’ll deliver high quality, clinically effective patient care. We offer a wide variety of specialities which will broaden your skills in a modern hospital with fantastic facilities. You will have the time to put patients first - our reputation depends upon it. You’ll enjoy the variety of working within different specialist areas .You will need to be flexible to work shifts, including evenings and weekends, due to the timings of some clinics.

As a Registered Children’s Nurse, you will be responsible for the care and management of both children and adults attending a variety of clinics. You will achieve competencies for looking after adults attending the clinic and be under the supervision of the Registered General Nurse in charge of the shift in outpatients. Your skills and experience will enable you to assess, plan and implement high standards of nursing care ensuring that your patient has the best possible experience.
About The Individual:
In order to be successful in your application to the role of Senior Paediatric support worker you must be a Registered Children’s nurse with current paediatric experience enabling you to:

  • To assess of care needs and development and implementation of programmes of care for patients.
  • To help provide professional advice to others (colleagues/other departments) on matters relating to paediatric care.
  • To demonstrate a consistently high standard of nursing care.
  • To provide a resource to colleagues.
  • To promote and safeguard the wellbeing and interests of all patients, families, employees and visitors.
  • To ensure that high standards of paediatric patient care are maintained at all times in accordance with hospital and national guidelines.
Who we're looking for:
  • Registered Sick Children’s nurse or equivalent
  • Paediatric experience in an outpatient department is desirable
  • Venepuncture and Cannulation skills are desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
About the Role
We see large numbers of paediatric patients in the outpatient and radiology departments and looking for  a Registered Children’s nurse who is able to provide an outstanding level of care to all patients and their families. You will act as a strong patient advocate whilst working closely with the wider multidisciplinary team. You will get the chance to develop your own skills whilst working alongside Nurses who are specialists in their fields.
For further details please contact: Alison Munro, Lead Paediatric Nurse. [Click here to apply]

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