Outpatient and Pre-Assessment Nurse

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Bristol, Avon
Salary
26000.0000
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Outpatient and Pre-Assessment Nurse

Bristol

Salary £26,000 - £28,500

We are currently looking for Nurses to join our clients Outpatient and Pre-assessment team at their hospital in Bristol. Our client only treat NHS patients and are focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire. The site offers state of the art operating facilities with care provided by highly trained clinical professionals who are able to take advantage of some of the best training and development opportunities in healthcare.

Key Responsibilities

You will function as a clinical practitioner within the outpatient and pre-assessment service and will be responsible for the delivery of patient care, managing and organising a work load on a daily basis. In addition, you will be responsible for answering the helpline, managing calls and dealing with any issues arising from this. This will be by giving advice or by seeking further support from clinicians or Resident Medical Officers. Key duties will include:

- Collaborating with the medical staff to ensure that the patient is medically cleared for surgery thereby reducing the number of patient cancellations

- Conducting a comprehensive preoperative patient education session to ensure that planned inpatients receive adequate education regarding their surgical procedure, preparation for their stay and rehabilitation expectations

- Taking responsibility for maintaining accurate, timely and complete records ensuring the safety and confidentiality of information

Skills & Experience

This role would suit a Registered Nurse who has experience of telephone assessment of patients or practice nurse. To be successful in this role you will have:

- Recent experience at Band 5 level or equivalent in an acute surgical setting

- Experience in a pre-assessment/outpatient setting

- The ability to teach/train/ develop Healthcare assistants

- Familiarity with safety and infection control policy and procedures

Qualifications

- NMC Registered General Nurse Part 1

- Basic/ Intermediate Life Support Skills

- ECG and Venepuncture training

For more information and or to apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on and or email