Paediatric Day Care Sister
Department – Paediatric Day Care Unit
Hours: 37.5h per week/ 1WTE,all MKUH roles will be considered for flexible working
Do you have the skills of a great Paediatric Day Care Sister
• Knowledge and skills: Are you always looking to update yourself?
• Deliver-Do you love to work together with your multi-disciplinary team, do you keep going when things get tough, and do you continuously look for ways to improve care?
• Care and Integrity- Do you always need to do the right thing, to make a difference to those around you? Are you proactive with safeguarding your patients?
• Ownership– Do you feel the need to take responsibility, and to drive care forward whether working autonomously or as part of a Team?
• Collaboration & Contribution:Do you enjoy contributing to the delivery of high quality evidenced based best practice. Do you enjoy listening and learning from your colleagues?
If the answer is YES to all the above, then you are the right person for us!
This is an exciting time to join our amazing team in Children’s Services as we are working on the project to expand our services and building a NEW Children’s Hospital, which will bring opportunities for career development in different areas (including specialist care, Advance clinical practice, etc).
We are looking to interview on w/c 17thApril 2023
Our Nurses are truly valued by the Management and Medical Teams and effective joined up working is a real asset to our ability to provide holistic care. We will support you to develop into someone who can influence others and effectively manage change supporting the delivery of the Department, Divisional and Trust Agenda’s.
The post holder will be expected to work across care settings at the hospital and in the community developing into an expert in this clinical field, to deliver clinical services in a day care setting for children and their families in conjunction with the Paediatric Consultants.
The post holder will use their clinical knowledge and skills to work independently, though under the indirect supervision of the Consultants, managing a caseload of patients, supporting consultant led clinics, delivering Nurse Led Clinics and ensuring smooth pathways of care allow for delivery of high quality, safe day care services closer to home
The post holder will provide multi-disciplinary education and training to other staff and students
The post holder is expected to act at all times in accordance with the NMC Code and with Trust policies.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate their commitment to continuous professional development for themselves and their team: You will have the support of the Matron, the Paediatric Medical team, our Quality Lead Nurse and a Practice Educator to ensure that you and your team can deliver great care in a busy acute environment.
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Holds own defined caseload, under indirect supervision of the Paediatric Consultants within day care services.
Communicates complex, sensitive information effectively and empathetically to patients and relatives. Maintains personally generated observations in records and ensures parents/carers are included in any decision making process in order to make informed decisions regarding their child’s plan of care. All information will be provided in a sensitive and professional manner.
Provides informal support and education to patients/ carers and all professional disciplines as part of consultancy work.
Participates in the delivery and evaluation of both informal and formal education programmes related to specialty.
Demonstrates an understanding of the research methodology.
Disseminate research findings and identify recommendations for clinical practice.
Identify & participate in agreed research within the Day care Service.
Works collaboratively with the multi professional team to develop and maintain a strategy relating to the care of patients in specialist area.
Works both as an independent practitioner, and as an effective member of the wider multi-disciplinary clinical team. Demonstrates excellent communication ability.
Specific specialty requirements:
Registered Children’s Nurse working with children and young people within paediatric day care services, able to lead on complex endocrine studies and participate and lead on delivery of complex day care procedures.
Please refer to the job description for further details.
This advert closes on Monday 10 Apr 2023