Band 6 Registered Nurse - Day Hospital
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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This is an exciting opportunity to join the ECAS/Day Hospital team working across the 2 sites in Llandough & St David's Hospital.
Suitable candidates would include any B5 or B6 nurse, with a keen interest in continence care.
The successful candidate will work across the Day Hospital services and also provide direct clinical care to patients with identified continence needs,
We are looking for an enthusiastic nurse wishing to expand their knowledge and skills surrounding bladder care. There will be an expectation you will provide education and training to patients, carers and health professionals.
You will need to be motivated, flexible and ready to develop your personal skills, working as part of a team and independently.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Main duties of the job
This post will involve working within our Consultant led Gerontology Continence Service where you will assist in the running and coordination of the clinic and offer clinical leadership to other staff working in this field, within a defined set of organisational standards. Excellent communication, teaching and organisational skills are required for this role, as assessment skills, implementation and evaluation of care take place without direct supervision. You will also be expected to assist in the assessment and development of clinical skills of more junior staff who rotate through the clinic. IT skills, including PARIS and Auditing skills are essential in order to keep pushing the service forward and provide the best evidence-based care for our patients.
Clinical skills required would include catheterisation skills, DRE and venepuncture. Evidence of urinary incontinence management within the field of elderly care/rehab would be required.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is "Caring for People, Keeping People Well", and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
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