Registered Nurse - Termination of Pregnancy Services - Colchester

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Position – Registered Nurse - Termination of Pregnancy Services - Colchester


Salary – £31,634+ (pro rata to hours)      
Hours – Full Time and Part-time

Role Summary:

We are looking for experienced Nurses with a passion for gynaecology/sexual and reproductive healthcare to work in our Colchester Early Medical Unit when it opens in December. We have various part time hours (2-3 days) contracted / sessional (bank) available. You will train in one of our main surgical centres, either Essex or Norwich before being released to Colchester EMU. As a result, we will pay for travel during the training period. You can expect to work in a busy and fast-paced environment, providing excellent clinical care and guidance to our clients, Day-to-day, you will work with the team offering services such as contraception, pregnancy testing, ultrasound scanning (training provided), unplanned pregnancy consultations, abortion, vasectomy, STI testing and treatment and cervical screening.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Consultation and Admission of clients
  • Consenting clients
  • Undertaking Procedure including pregnancy testing, Chlamydia / STI Screening, Blood testing and ultrasound scanning (training provided)
  • Escorting clients into treatment room and supporting them through the procedure Assisting and liaising with anaesthetists and surgeons
  • Preparation and cleaning of all clinical areas pre and post treatment
  • Maintenance of clinic environment including apparatus and Disposal of foetal and other clinical/hazardous waste
  • Maintenance of Health and Safety Standards & COSHH Regulations
  • Recovery of clients and monitoring observations following treatment
  • Administration of drugs to clients, following NMC guidelines & MSI Policy and procedure
  • Checking of stock levels and participating in the ordering of stores as directed by the Clinical Supervisor/Clinical Operations Manager
  • 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


Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:

  • Post registration experience
  • Accident and emergency experience (desirable)
  • Theatre experience (desirable)
  • Gynaecology (desirable)
  • Family planning (desirable
  • English Language and Mathematics to GCSE standard or equivalent
  • RN level 1 or 2
  • Current ILS certificate
  • Hold in date Intermediate Life Support Certificate

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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