Duodopa Nurse Specialist

Recruiter
Healthcare at Home
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
11 Nov 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have a new opportunity for a Duodopa Nurse Specialist in London to deliver patient care, education and support to patients and carers with Parkinson's disease to receive and self-administer Duodopa infusions at home. Essentially, we are looking for a talented, patient focused clinician to deliver services in a customer focused, patient centric manner.

Work for us, and remember the reason why you became a nurse, it’s your opportunity to make a real difference to peoples’ lives every single day.

healthcare at home … a little about us…

Our vision is simple, to deliver inspirational healthcare in the home for millions worldwide. Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies we develop innovative solutions that meet patients’ needs to have quality clinical care in their homes. Every member of our team from specialist nurses to drivers has the same patient focus and is dedicated to delivering the best possible care.

After all, don’t we all feel better at home?

Healthcare at Home … a little about us...

Our vision is simple, to deliver inspirational healthcare in the home for millions worldwide. Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies we develop innovative solutions that meet patients’ needs to have quality clinical care in their homes. Every member of our team from specialist nurses to drivers has the same patient focus and is dedicated to delivering the best possible care.

After all, don’t we all feel better at home?

Why work at healthcare at home … the benefits

We are an inspiring business that has exciting times ahead and a clear vision to take us forward. We know people are fundamental to our success and we are focused on helping people to develop their careers. We have a strong culture of continual training and development from the moment you start through our induction to ongoing professional development throughout your career.

We offer a robust and flexible reward package including:

  • Fully expensed company car and fuel card or car allowance of £5150 per annum plus mileage
  • NMC fees paid for
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare cover after two years’ service
  • Death in service (4 x salary)
  • Annual holiday – 33 days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Mobile phone and tablet device
  • Online benefits portal - discounts on high street stores, holidays, days out etc
  • Comprehensive 9 day paid residential induction
  • Support with revalidation
  • Health and Wellbeing package

What does a Duodopa Nurse do at Healthcare at Home?

  • Conduct training interaction in hospital to ensure patient and/or carer are able to safely self-medicate.
  • 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.
  • Monitor the patients response to Duodopa dose and report adverse drug events as per protocol.
  • To educate, train and support patients, carers and Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) on Duodopa treatment.

What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?

We are looking for a patient focused NMC registered nurse to work in conjunction with assigned designated hospitals/centres. You will deliver care, education and support to patients and carers with advanced Parkinson’s disease that receive and self-administer Duodopa infusions.

This is a national role providing treatment to patients within their own home therefore it is essential that you hold a valid driving licence. Please be aware overnight stays may be required.

Healthcare at Home are an equal opportunities employer

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