Staff Nurse - Outpatients | University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,407 - £34,581 pa pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 24 July 2024
Location: Bristol, BS2 8ED
Company: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6417943/387-SPS-3863-GB

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The Bristol Heart Institute (BHI) is a regional specialist hospital with a national and international reputation as a centre of excellence, providing cardiology care for adult patients across the South West.

You will be caring for patients with a range of cardiac conditions such as arrhythmias and heart failure or coronary artery disease. You will also be looking after patients that undergo a range of interventional cardiology and electrophysiology procedures in an outpatient setting.

You will be joining a supportive nursing team that is committed to delivering high standards of patient care. We would welcome applications from experienced and recently graduated nurses with an enthusiasm for cardiology.

• In partnership with other professionals and disciplines, develop measurable patient care plans/goals. The process should include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care from admission to timely transfer or discharge.
• Take charge of the clinical needs of a group of defined patients on the department prioritising workload according to changing clinical need over a 24 period.
• Work towards regularly taking charge of the department on occasion prioritising workload according to changing clinical need over a 24 period.
• Delegate tasks and activities to a range of team members in relation to patient care (for example when taking charge or as link nurse)
• Ensure nursing documentation is maintained, accurate and timely in line with the Trust standard To demonstrate awareness and compliance with Trust policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. To work towards promoting this to others. Promote and maintain a safe environment for patient: Administer medicines in accordance with Trust policy.
• Promote a clean environment and the prevention of hospital acquired infection
• Respond positively and act promptly to resolve problems/issues for patients/carers, utilising complaints procedures and PALs where appropriate.
• Identify record and report all incidents/complaints involving staff, patients and visitors in accordance with UHBW NHS Foundation Trust policies and assist in any investigations as required.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

This advert closes on Monday 8 Jul 2024

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