Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Practitioner

Job details
Posting date: 13 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 May 2021
Location: Chester, CH2 1HJ
Company: Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3081963/373-NBH0237-ARR

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A Vacancy at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FoundationTrust.

This band 7 Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Practitioner is an exciting and new post for a community nurse within our Neighbourhood Care Group. It will offer the opportunity to influence the future direction of community nursing in CWP and deliver outstanding care to the communities we serve.

The post holder will be responsible for contributing to the ongoing development of community nursing clinical practice, innovations, education, research, setting standards, reviewing guidance and the development of policies. This is to consistently ensure that our communities have seamless pathways of care which are responsive, safe, sustainable and highly effective.

This role will involve working closely with the consultant nurse for community nursing, front line community nursing colleagues and the wider care community MDT. It will provide visible clinical leadership for our teams, whilst leading on specific projects and supporting in clinical practice.

The post holder will support with the implementation, data collection and review of clinical quality metrics within the Neighbourhood Care Group. They will continuously promote and support a positive safety learning culture within our teams, services and wider organisation.

This clinical leadership role is full time. It will offer the successful candidate excellent professional development and mentorship opportunities.

Responsible for ensuring the highest level of clinical standards and quality person centred care in Community Nursing -
• To work collaboratively and autonomously to support the development of Community Nursing innovative practice
• To identify and reduce unwarranted variation in the delivery of care
• Will be a resource, providing a visible clinical profile, advice, leadership and clinical oversight for the Care Community Teams and other services within the Neighbourhood Care Group
• Working collaboratively with the wider healthcare team to meet the needs of patients, ensuring patient’s receive the right care, by the right person at the right time and in the right place
• Placing the patient at the centre of all decisions, reinforcing the concept of a more streamlined patient journey with minimal avoidable delays and an emphasis on people achieving independence, whilst improving the quality of care
• To provide vision and direction within the Care Community Teams in consideration of the impact of current health and social care agendas and local initiatives
• To focus on the delivery of person centred care with effective use of person centred care plans
• To review, promote and provide evidence based care to the Care Community Team populations
• Support and facilitate clinical supervision for Care Community Teams

This advert closes on Sunday 25 Apr 2021

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