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Registered Nurse - Leeds

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Speciality:
Family planning/Fertility/IVF Nurse Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Nurse Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Registered Nurse Jobs
Country:
England
Region:
West Yorkshire
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary:
25,000 to 28,471 per annum
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
19-Oct-16
Recruiter:
Pulse
Job Ref:
EKRGNLE

Position - Registered Nurse - sexual health and abortion care- Leeds
Ref - EKRGNLE
Salary - £28,471 + pro rata
Hours - Part Time - 22.5 / 30 hours

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse who is passionate and committed to nursing women and delivering abortion care. As a Nurse you will care for women's health and support their reproductive rights. You can expect to work in a client-centred, hands-on and fast-paced environment, providing expert clinical abortion to our clients. Working in the main surgical centres is a rewarding role that would suit someone who enjoys working in a busy environment and working as a team-player.

Key Responsibilities:
Consultation
* Admission of clients
* Undertaking pre-operative pregnancy and vasectomy consultations, including providing information on operational procedures, anaesthesia, contraception, STI and aftercare
* Consenting clients
* Pregnancy testing
* Chlamydia / STI Screening
* Blood testing and ultrasound scanning (training provided)
* Completion of electronic records, consent, registers
* Maintenance of client confidentiality and DATA protection

Admission to Discharge
* Checking details on client notes and alerting surgeon/anaesthetist to any 'significant conditions'
* Take a lead on maintenance of timely throughput for clients in liaison with the surgeon and Anaesthetist
* Maintain client safety
* Administer "vocal local "as required
* Completion of electronic records
* Preparation and cleaning of all clinical areas pre and post treatment
* Disposal of foetal and other clinical/hazardous waste
* Maintenance of Health and Safety Standards & COSHH Regulations
* Recovery of clients and monitoring observations following treatment
* Escorting clients into Recovery Lounge

Drugs, Equipment and Environment
* Administration of drugs to clients, following NMC guidelines & client's policies and procedure
* Checking of stock levels and participating in the ordering of stores as directed by the Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Operations Manager
* Assisting in the daily checking and maintenance of routine, emergency and environmental equipment ensuring that all checks are carried out to a satisfactory standard and recorded
* Follow Infection Control policies and procedures

Supervision and Training
* Supervision of unqualified team members
* Participation in training and development
* Mentorship and coaching for new and existing team members
* Participation in appraisal and clinical supervision
* Attendance at mandatory training
* Participate in the Audit and action planning process

Experience
* Post registration experience as an RGN.
* Accident and emergency experience (desirable)
* Theatre experience (desirable)
* Gynaecology (desirable)
* Family planning (desirable)

To join our dedicated and caring team, you will need to be:
Essential
* Pro-choice on abortion and an advocate of our mission of 'children by choice, not chance'
* A registered nurse who has worked within a Nurse led environment but who is also a team player
* A flexible approach and act as a client advocate. Helping to maintain a pleasant and safe environment for clients.
* Ultrasound scan trained - Transabdomnial & Transvaginal (desirable, but training will be provided if not trained in this area)

Skills
* Excellent listening and communication skills
* Ability to work as part of a team and liaise with people at all levels
* Ability to work without close supervision
* IT skills including Microsoft Word and Excel

Attitude/Motivation
* Flexible, driven and proactive
* Ability to remain calm in a pressurised environment
* Sensitivity to individual client needs, confidentiality
* Friendly, helpful, warm and caring manner
* Reliable and non-judgmental
* Willingness to take up training opportunities
* Keenness to develop personal learning
* Willingness to participate in the training and orientation of others

What you can expect from us:
We're big on training: In return for your commitment and hard work, you will have plenty of opportunities to build on your experience. You will be provided with career support, on the job training and an environment for development.

KEY WORDS - RGN, Registered Nurse, Abortion, Sexual Health, Clinic, Recovery, A&E, Leeds, West Yorkshire.

For more information please contact Ellie Conlon at Pulse Jobs on 0161 245 4453 or alternatively please forward your CV

Closing Date:
03/11/2016

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