Digital Health Nurse Specialist
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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The International Recruitment Team have an exciting secondment opportunity for a Band 6 Digital Health Specialist Nurse to join the digital team to help deliver and optimize the training of the new international recruits arriving each month who will require the fundamentals on the following:
E-record using and navigation
Setting up favorites
Recording harm free care
Recording in E-obs
In fulfilling the digital work above, the Digital Specialist Nurse will conduct a ward visit to these nurses in their initial two to four weeks of clinical exposure across the Royal Victoria Infirmary and the Freeman Hospital and liaise with both the Sisters/Charge Nurses to locate the specific E-record sections they feel the International Recruits need to fulfil their role within their working environment to optimize their role.An adhoc training for IR nurses needing extra support.
- Interview Date 03/10/2023
- 37 Hours 30 Minutes/Week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will work within the IR team as part of the pastoral/retention support to our IR nurses with Digital Health as one of the focused projects of the role alongside other pastoral support like pastoral visit in the ward when the need arise to provide extra support in helping nurses acclimatized more in their respective units. We envisage that part of this role will contribute to the International recruitment plan in the following way:
The Digital Health Specialist Nurse will work with IR team from Monday to Friday, 08.30 - 16.30 to deliver these training/projects.
The role also contributes to the delivery of the Trusts Digital Strategy training and education and pastoral support by supporting the wards and departments during the first few weeks or months of the international nurses in their respective wards. As well as new and innovative ways of incorporating digital technology to deliver safe and efficient patient care.
Secondment until 30 June 2024
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust define a nurse specialist as a qualified nurse where the primary purpose of role is to provide guidance and support based on advanced level knowledge to patients, carers and health professionals concerning a specific disease/condition.
Within the sphere of specialist practice:
- Is working towards advanced knowledge and skills within specialist sphere of practice
- Contributes to the facilitation of the planning, delivery and evaluation of care
- pathways for a designated group of patients
- Support the development of nursing practice within the specialist field and contribute to the body of nursing knowledge
- Contributes to training and education within specialist area
As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.
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Knowledge & Experience
Skills & Abilities
Certificate of Sponsorship
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