Nurse Specialist Job at Chemistree in South London
Location: South London
Permanent Full-time 5 days Monday-Friday
Role Type: Nurse Advisor, Nurse Specialist, Parkinson’s Disease
We are looking to recruit 2 Nurse Specialists in Neurology and/or Parkinsons Disease to work across the South London Region.
The Client is a market leader in the provision of Clinical & Health Outcome solutions. Their teams deliver clinical services across primary, secondary and homecare settings and strive every day to empower patients to live independently and to their fullest potential. They employ passionate healthcare professionals who put the patient first in everything they do.
In this role you will work in conjunction with designated hospitals/centres to deliver patient care, education and support to patients and carers with Parkinsons disease to receive and self-administer infusions in the home. This involves delivering a service in a customer focused, patient centric manner that optimises therapeutic benefit, maximises adherence to treatment and provides a positive patient experience, whilst complying with relevant quality and contractual requirements.
Key Responsibilities include:
Conduct training interaction in hospital to ensure patient and/or carer are able to safely self-medicate. To optimise adherence and enhance patient experience, including making patients aware of the service, how to administer medication, how to store, highlighting side effects & what to do and who to contact should they arise. To support HCPs in NJ, PEG/J tube insertion where necessary. To monitor the patients response to treatment and alter the dose via the pump settings according to patients symptoms until best symptom control is achieved.
Complete Peg care, clean and clear for medication.
Change dressings and provide advice on caring for peg tubes for patients and care givers
Provide on-going support to patients via telephone calls and home visits.
Provide home pre-assessments prior to hospital admission
Report adverse drug events as per protocol e.g. informing pharmacy and client nominated clinical contact.
To educate, train and support patients, careers and Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) on treatment, PEG/J and stoma care and the use of the CADD Legacy pump until competent, in line with Risk Minimisation Plan.
Essential: RGN part 1 NMC Register Experience in an acute care setting Clinical teaching experience Experience of undertaking clinical assessments and administering sub-cutaneous injections Experience in the care of IV devices and administration of IV therapies Full driving licence Desirable: Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice qualification or equivalent such as ENB 998 or C&G 730 Experience in Neurology and or Parkinsons Disease Nursing mentorship qualification Experience in providing palliative care
Person experience required
Clinical skills required include clinical assessment, administering I.V. injections and cannulation. Phlebotomy skills (desirable) Strong understanding of therapies relevant to service offering, including NHS knowledge relating to the management of patients with treated conditions. Pays close attention to detail, and follows rules and protocols; quality oriented. Strong communication skills, including actively listening, communicating sensitively, putting people at ease, and making technical details easy to understand. A team player that builds strong relationships with others both within and outside the business. Strong customer and patient focus. Makes good use of available time; well-developed planning & organisational skills Adaptable to change; flexible enough to cope with changing service demands. Displays a positive work attitude and personal resilience, including effectively controlling emotions, being self-motivated, handling set-backs, and remaining positive. Commercially aware and takes business objectives into account when planning work activities. I.T. skills (e.g. Word, clinical systems for recording notes/treatment plans)
Company Location: South London