Pre Assessment Nurse - Peterbrough

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Position: Pre Assessment Nurse
Ref: DBPAOPPT
Location: Peterborough
Salary: up to £28k Pro rata DOE
Hours:  Part Time 20 hours 

The Vacancy -
Our clients are leading independent hospitals with a reputation for delivering high quality healthcare treatments and services since 1983. The hospital is situated in the quiet landscaped grounds and has 54 single bedrooms and 1 twin-bedded room, all with en-suite facilities.  The hospital provides services for both private and NHS patients

Job Summary:
My clients Hospital are looking to recruit an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse who is passionate about delivering excellent standards of care, to join our committed Outpatients team
This is a part time position working 20 hours per week reporting to our Outpatient Manager.
The successful candidate will have the following:

Essential:
• Recent post qualification surgical experience
• Experience in Pre-admission clinics.
• Knowledge in current national guidance around pre-optimising patients prior to surgery
• Experience of a team approach to care delivery

Technical Skills and Application:
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care in collaboration with patients and their carers using data collected from medical questionnaires, previous notes,  telephone communications and face to face if required; Identify individual patient requirements and plan an individualised care pathway; Responsible for carrying out appropriate clinical interventions required to deliver comprehensive patient care; Liaise with all departments to ensure pathway can be delivered; Liaise with bookings team, consultants, anaesthetists and theatre manager to ensure appropriate theatre allocation is applied.

Pre assessment RGN should -
• Maintain accurate accounts of nursing treatment, care planning and delivery. Ensures Pre-admission statistics are correctly recorded for collection/evaluation/audit.
• Uses excellent communication skills to undertake pre and post operative phone calls to ensure continuity for the patient
• Reports clinical concerns to relevant consultants’;
• Liaises with GPs and health professionals for all patients which require a cancellation or postponement.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated computer skills.
• Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and on own initiative as required.
• Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the service.
• Demonstrated customer service skills and focus.
• Proven organisational skills.
• Confident and engaging telephone skills.

In return, we offer the successful applicant:
• 33 Days Annual Leave (pro rata for part time)
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance
• On-going training and development
• Free Off - Site Parking
• Staff restaurant

Key words- OPD, Outpatients, RGN, Pre Assessment

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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