Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist
NHS AfC: Band 6
We are looking for a dynamic and innovative paediatric nurse who is keen to join us and be part of a multi-disciplinary team supporting children and young people with endocrine conditions.
Experience in endocrine is desirable but not essential as you will be supported to gain these skills by nursing and medical colleagues within the existing service.
Main duties of the job
Be responsible for the management of a caseload of patients working collaboratively and significantly within the children’s multidisciplinary Endocrinology team.
Assess the care needs of children, young people, and their families with endocrine and associated conditions. Advise accordingly and implement programmes of care which are designed, evaluated and amended as appropriate.
Support the care of patients with endocrine and associated conditions across the region and when required attend clinics in Derby, Lincoln, Newark, Boston and Mansfield
Working for our organisation
Nottingham Children's Hospital is a Centre for Nursing Excellence as demonstrated by our Pathway to Excellence award.
You will be supported by a dynamic and innovative Nursing Leadership Team who have strived to work with the nursing teams to develop a nursing strategy. The strategy which supports Highest Quality Relationship and Centred Care encompasses the four domains below:
Leadership at all levels
Inclusive talent management and lifelong learning
Research and innovation
Pride recognition and reward
We want our nurses to be the best they can be and through this provide 'world class' care to our patient and their families.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Work as part of a team of nurse specialists; this may involve leading on particular aspects of care with the support of senior colleagues. This will include covering the work of others in their absence.
Maintain and ensure accurate patient records in accordance with Trust policies and procedures. For example; at all times to comply with the Information Governance Code.
Lead on some programmes of care and manage a caseload of patients as part of the team ensuring these are quality assured, evaluated and improved as appropriate.
Document the condition and progress of children and young people and liaise with senior staff re any areas of concern
Manage data collection and inputting of data for commercial growth hormone study.
When required, and as agreed, with other senior staff deliver care within community settings for example at the child’s/young person’s home or at school.
- Registered Nurse Child
- Evidence of working as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team
- Experience of working with children and young people with long term conditions
- 1st Level Degree
- Previous experience in Paediatric Endocrinology
- Experience of working in community settings
Planning and Organisational Skills
- Able to organise a prioritise a caseload of complex patients
- Demonstrate effective IT skills (word, emails, excel spread sheets, powerpoint)
- Be able to identify self as key worker and work with families and different agencies
- Use own initiative and be imaginative in terms of moving service forward
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Rebekah Glen
- Job title
- Lead Nurse Paediatric Endocrine Service
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 07812 275737
- Additional information
Amanda Edmonds email@example.com
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