Lead Nurse - Pediatric Homecare

  • Job Reference: M211108T2
  • Date Posted: 8 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Pharmaxo
  • Website: https://careers.qphl.co/
  • Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Lead Nurse – Pediatric Homecare

Your role

Reporting to the Head of Nursing, this role will assume responsibility for providing a first-class clinical service to patients receiving nursing and complex homecare services, specifically Oncology, in line with the Company Mission.

“All patients, whether suffering from acute or chronic disease, should have equitable and timely access to complex injectable medicines in a setting of their choice”.

Working closely with the other members of the multi-disciplinary team the job holder will ensure that the services provided by them comply with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission Inspectorate, The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority, Care Inspectorate, best clinical practice and the legal and ethical requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and ensuring compliance with the company’s policies and procedures.

The post holder will have highly developed specialist knowledge of rare diseases and will play a critical role in developing and implementing the Company’s rare disease strategy and leading a plan of continuous improvement. They will be responsible for the development of innovative nursing practices and the provision of specialist advice within their field. They will be an educational resource for all members of the Pharmaxo team and facilitate the development of nurses and healthcare staff in order to improve the patient experience.

Through regular and active communication and from the basis of an exceptional service the holder of this role will forge first class relationships with Pharmaxo key customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To continuously update nursing knowledge ensuring in line with current legislation and best practice
  • To continuously update knowledge of specialty and disease areas and relevant publications
  • To ensure continued professional development (CPD) is updated to ensure fitness for revalidation
  • Contribution to the development and maintenance of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) and protocols to ensure they are fit for purpose and accurate
  • To ensure their practice is compliant with the company’s policies and procedures
  • To complete additional projects and tasks, short term or long term, and will be guided by the value “Can it be better?”
  • Attend and participate in all team meetings
  • To ensure all patient care and administration of prescribed medicines are provided to first class clinical and ethical standards and demonstrates best practice
  • Support for clinical homecare nurses in clinical procedures specific to paediatric nursing in conjunction with the Regional Nurse Managers
  • To provide education for patient/family members/carers in the out of hospital environment as required
  • To provide support and advice to patients, as appropriate
  • Develop strong working relationships with the patients’ clinical teams within the secondary and primary healthcare settings, as appropriate
  • To manage the interface between hospital services and other agencies in order to meet patients’ needs
  • Ability and willingness to travel in order to cover large geographical area.
  • Record Keeping

This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. The post holder will be required to be flexible and take on projects and responsibilities as the company grows.

Due to the nature of the company and this position all successful applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application.

In return we offer rewards and benefits including:

Competitive salary (depending on experience, knowledge and skills)
25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
Company bonus scheme upon successful completion of probation
Generous pension scheme
Life assurance
Private medical insurance
Company car (full time) or car allowance (part time)
Reimbursement of NMC fees
Uniform provided
Ongoing training and support with revalidation

Commit to excellence.  Join our team “Where patients come first”.

By clicking ‘apply’ you will be taken to our careers page to complete your application.