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Home Care Nurse - Kent - 2 days a week

Job Title: Home Care Nurse - Kent - 2 days a week
Reference: Home Care Nurse - Ke
Job Descripton: Home Care Nurse - 2 days a week - Kent



Job Purpose:



• The Home Care Nurse will be responsible for providing high quality, cost effective clinical care to a caseload of patients across Intravenous Therapies, Oncology, Enzyme Replacement Therapy and Biologics or any new service line introduced.
• To communicate effectively at all times and at all levels within the company and with external customers, patients and their families.
• To promote a progressive attitude to the continuous improvement of standards of care through research and evidence based practice.





Accountabilities & Activities:



• Accountable for the competent and confident delivery of high quality clinical care to all patients across nursing services through careful assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care needs and requirements.
• Assist referring centres, hospitals and consultants in planning a smooth transition of patient care from secondary care to home Care setting
• Supports and contributes to the development and promotion of the nursing services by working collaboratively with the sales and commercial team(s)
• Participates in service reviews in order to drive service improvements as appropriate
• Develop and maintain clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide holistic evidence based nursing care.
• Ensure clinical practice is evidence based or peer reviewed ?best practice`.
• Be competent in the administration of medication including under Patient Group Directives (PGD).
• Demonstrate a professional approach to work and act in accordance with the NMC`s code of Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour for Nurses and Midwives at all times.
• Acknowledge any limitations of competence and seek advice and support as necessary.
• Maintain own registration with NMC whilst complying with the requirements of revalidation.
• Act as an advocate for the patient and family providing information, support and direction to other support services as appropriate.

Experience:

• 1yr post registration experience in an acute setting
• 2 yrs (min) experience within oncology and/or haematology setting to be confident and competent in using the required skills to do the job (Oncology roles only)
• Experience of supervising learners
• Previous experience in the relevant speciality
• Previous home Care experience


If you are interested in this role please contact Ana

T: 01234 352 000 E: nurses@betterhealthcare.co.uk
Job Type: Contract
Location: Kent, Kent
Salary:
Posted by: Better Healthcare
Date Posted: 07/08/2018
 

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