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Job summary

Looking for a new challenge are you a qualifiedregistered childrens nurse who is talented and patient focused?

Sciensus are currently looking for a RegisteredChildren's Nurse in Brighton, Sussex. We are looking for a talented,patient focused clinician to join our fantastic team. As a RegisteredChildren's Nurse, you will deliver gold standard, one to one, holistic care inthe comfort of the patients home or school.

Work for us, and remember the reason why you becamea nurse, its your opportunity to make a real difference to childrens livesevery single day.

Main duties of the job

As a Children's Nurse, you will deliver goldstandard, one to one, holistic care in the comfort of the patients home orschool. Work for us, and remember the reason why you became a nurse, its youropportunity to make a real difference to children's lives every single day.

You will offer quality nursing that is tailored tothe childs needs. Ensuring all professional standards are... excelled and relevantcare plans are delivered. Be treating patients with a wide range of conditionsincluding growth hormone and biologic treatments for conditions such asjuvenile arthritis, chrohns disease and psoriasis. Manage your own dailyworkload whilst maintaining stock, supplies and equipment. All clinical datawill be recorded accurately to ensure quality care is maintained and delivered,and any adverse affects reported via the correct protocol. Maintain anddemonstrate up to date knowledge, ensuring any gaps in clinical competency areaddressed whilst also staying compliant with all business policies andprocedures.

As this is a regional role travelling to visitpatients in their home setting, it is crucial that you have full UK drivinglicence.

About us

Who are Sciensus and what do they do?

We're proud to be the leading specialty pharmacy inEurope, providing healthcare solutions to patients with long term conditions,rare diseases and cancer. For 30 years, we've supported patients to access thelife-changing treatment they need, in the comfort and convenience of their ownhomes across the UK and Europe. Today, we combine our clinical experience fromover 70 million patient interactions with the latest technology to help over200,000 patients a year make the most of their medicine.

So, using unparalleled insights, we connect withpeople powerfully and personally, focusing on their unique needs, empoweringthem to achieve their goals, and supporting them every step of the way.

Sciensus is a place that values difference andpromotes respect. We are committed to the fair treatment of all candidates,regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability.

We actively promote equality for all, welcomeapplications from a wide range of candidates and select interviewees based onskills, qualifications, and experience. Sciensus takes equal opportunities andimproving the working lives of our colleagues seriously, which could includeflexible working. We also support with any reasonable adjustments required.Please talk to us during the application process to discuss any reasonableadjustments you may require.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Title

Specialist Paediatric Nurse

Reports To

Clinical Services Manager

Scope

UK

Department

Clinical

Job Family

Clinical Services

Grade

Sciensus 6 AON 5 WTW P3-12

Behavioural

Competency Level

3

Our Mission

To give patients control of their health through knowledge, choice, convenience, and connection.

Your Job Family Purpose

Roles in this family require people to be qualified (fully or working towards) healthcare professionals who are responsible for designing and delivering a range of health and care services and advice to patients (face to face, by telephone or by developing written materials for patient and customer portals / apps)

Your Role Purpose

To work in conjunction with assigned designated hospitals/centres to deliver education to patients families and care givers in the safe administration of parenteral nutrition, biologic therapies and intravenous medications and to administer these medications to children as required. To deliver services in a customer focused, patient centric manner that optimises therapeutic adherence to treatment and provides a positive patient experience, whilst complying with relevant quality requirements. Benefit, maximises

Our Values

Your Key Deliverables
• Conduct training interactions to ensure patients family or care givers are able to safely administer medication prior to patient leaving hospital.
• Undertake a clinical assessment of patients to ensure they are well enough to receive treatment, including completing any required observations such as o2 saturation, blood pressure and heart rate.
• Provide on-going support to patients through the combination of support programmes to include telephone, clinic-based and home visits as per product and client protocols.

Report adverse drug events as per protocol e.g. informing pharmacy and client nominated clinical contact.

Our Regulatory Responsibilities

Adhere to (CQC/ GDP/NMC/GPHC / ICO) standards relevant to role

Chair / Attend all relevant committees aligned to remit of the role

Be aware of all responsibilities relating to Infection Prevention and Control

Your Skills and Knowledge

Knowledge and Application
• Undertake a clinical assessment of patients to ensure they are well enough to receive treatment, including completing any required observations such as o2 saturation, blood pressure and heart rate and ensure any deterioration in the patient is managed appropriately.
• Set up parenteral nutrition infusion pumps and ensure medication is safe to use. Flush off central lines after infusion is complete. Recalibrate pump settings for new prescriptions based on weight and blood results.
• If patient is unwell, assess whether a hospital stay is required and arrange transport to hospital as required. Remain with the patient on journey to hospital to ensure full aseptic procedure is followed to limit infection.
• Liaise with families to determine level of nursing support required and alter scheduled visits in line with needs and contractual agreements.
• Report any non-compliance with therapy to client contact, usually Hospital Clinical Nurse Specialist.
• Complete clinical evaluation form (CEF) following each patient contact.
• Provide on-going support to patients through the combination of support programmes to include telephone, clinic-based and home visits as per product and client protocols
• Take bloods to be sent to labs for analysis.
• Conduct roles and responsibilities in accordance with NMC Code of Practice and Sciensus policy, procedures and protocols.
• Report adverse drug events as per protocol e.g. informing pharmacy and client nominated clinical contact. 20. Maintain accurate clinical notes, and keep care plans up to date

Skills/Abilities:

RSCN or RN-C

Experience in a Paediatric Nurse setting, either in hospital or community environment

Clinical skills required include clinical assessment, administering sub-cutaneous injections and cannulation. Also phlebotomy skills would be desirable.

Strong understanding of therapies relevant to service offering, including NHS knowledge relating to the management of patients with treated conditions.

Pays close attention to detail and follows rules and protocols; quality oriented.

Strong communication skills, including actively listening, communicating sensitively, putting people at ease, and making technical details easy to understand.

A team player that builds strong relationships with others both within and outside the business.

Strong customer and patient focus.

Makes good use of available time; well-developed planning & organisational skills

Adaptable to change; flexible enough to cope with changing service demands.

Your Accountability

Size of the unit

Direct Report units

0

Indirect Report units

0

Job description
Job responsibilities

Job Title

Specialist Paediatric Nurse

Reports To

Clinical Services Manager

Scope

UK

Department

Clinical

Job Family

Clinical Services

Grade

Sciensus 6 AON 5 WTW P3-12

Behavioural

Competency Level

3

Our Mission

To give patients control of their health through knowledge, choice, convenience, and connection.

Your Job Family Purpose

Roles in this family require people to be qualified (fully or working towards) healthcare professionals who are responsible for designing and delivering a range of health and care services and advice to patients (face to face, by telephone or by developing written materials for patient and customer portals / apps)

Your Role Purpose

To work in conjunction with assigned designated hospitals/centres to deliver education to patients families and care givers in the safe administration of parenteral nutrition, biologic therapies and intravenous medications and to administer these medications to children as required. To deliver services in a customer focused, patient centric manner that optimises therapeutic adherence to treatment and provides a positive patient experience, whilst complying with relevant quality requirements. Benefit, maximises

Our Values

Your Key Deliverables
• Conduct training interactions to ensure patients family or care givers are able to safely administer medication prior to patient leaving hospital.
• Undertake a clinical assessment of patients to ensure they are well enough to receive treatment, including completing any required observations such as o2 saturation, blood pressure and heart rate.
• Provide on-going support to patients through the combination of support programmes to include telephone, clinic-based and home visits as per product and client protocols.

Report adverse drug events as per protocol e.g. informing pharmacy and client nominated clinical contact.

Our Regulatory Responsibilities

Adhere to (CQC/ GDP/NMC/GPHC / ICO) standards relevant to role

Chair / Attend all relevant committees aligned to remit of the role

Be aware of all responsibilities relating to Infection Prevention and Control

Your Skills and Knowledge

Knowledge and Application
• Undertake a clinical assessment of patients to ensure they are well enough to receive treatment, including completing any required observations such as o2 saturation, blood pressure and heart rate and ensure any deterioration in the patient is managed appropriately.
• Set up parenteral nutrition infusion pumps and ensure medication is safe to use. Flush off central lines after infusion is complete. Recalibrate pump settings for new prescriptions based on weight and blood results.
• If patient is unwell, assess whether a hospital stay is required and arrange transport to hospital as required. Remain with the patient on journey to hospital to ensure full aseptic procedure is followed to limit infection.
• Liaise with families to determine level of nursing support required and alter scheduled visits in line with needs and contractual agreements.
• Report any non-compliance with therapy to client contact, usually Hospital Clinical Nurse Specialist.
• Complete clinical evaluation form (CEF) following each patient contact.
• Provide on-going support to patients through the combination of support programmes to include telephone, clinic-based and home visits as per product and client protocols
• Take bloods to be sent to labs for analysis.
• Conduct roles and responsibilities in accordance with NMC Code of Practice and Sciensus policy, procedures and protocols.
• Report adverse drug events as per protocol e.g. informing pharmacy and client nominated clinical contact. 20. Maintain accurate clinical notes, and keep care plans up to date

Skills/Abilities:

RSCN or RN-C

Experience in a Paediatric Nurse setting, either in hospital or community environment

Clinical skills required include clinical assessment, administering sub-cutaneous injections and cannulation. Also phlebotomy skills would be desirable.

Strong understanding of therapies relevant to service offering, including NHS knowledge relating to the management of patients with treated conditions.

Pays close attention to detail and follows rules and protocols; quality oriented.

Strong communication skills, including actively listening, communicating sensitively, putting people at ease, and making technical details easy to understand.

A team player that builds strong relationships with others both within and outside the business.

Strong customer and patient focus.

Makes good use of available time; well-developed planning & organisational skills

Adaptable to change; flexible enough to cope with changing service demands.

Your Accountability

Size of the unit

Direct Report units

0

Indirect Report units

0

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential
• Registered Childrens Nurse
• Competent in the administration of IV therapies.
• Strong communication skills, including actively listening, communicating sensitively, teaching and assessing experience.
• Putting people at ease whilst making technical details easy to understand.

Person Specification
Qualifications

Essential
• Registered Childrens Nurse
• Competent in the administration of IV therapies.
• Strong communication skills, including actively listening, communicating sensitively, teaching and assessing experience.
• Putting people at ease whilst making technical details easy to understand.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Employer details

Employer name

Sciensus Pharma Services Limited
Address

Sciensus

Regional Role Sussex

Brighton

BN1 3XP

Employer's website
Brighton United Kingdom

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