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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/04/2021.

RHCP Draw-up and Clinical Assessor

Job Reference: 290-A-21-50067

Employer:
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location:
LONDON
Salary:
TBC

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.


TITLE OF POST: RHCP Draw-up and Clinical Assessor

SALARY BAND: Band 5

RESPONSIBLE TO: RHCP Band 6

PROFESSIONALLY

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Director of Nursing

HOURS PER WEEK: 37.5

 

 

AIM OF THE ROLE:

 

  • Following the preceptor ship period provide specialist nursing advice to support and facilitate high quality, individualised care such as clinical assessment, dilution and drawing up of the vaccine from multi-dose vials and additional clinical support.

 

  • Enable the delivery of vaccinations to all eligible citizens by assisting with the overall coordination of the site activity and day to day delivery of the vaccination programme
  • Ensure clinic rooms and equipment are available at the start of each session
  • Be flexible in the approach to the clinical area and provide cover for any area required

 

 

Key working relationships:

 

  • RHCP Band 6 staff
  • RHCP Band 8 staff
  • Support staff
  • Senior Nurse, Senior Medic, Ops Manager
  • Other personnel, both internal and external

 

 

Key result areas:

 

  • Nursing care
  • Vaccination implementation
  • Weekly Report
  • Patient Activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

1. Clinical Responsibilities.

 

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care, actively seeking evidence based practice which will improve the quality of care and meet the needs of the patient. Measurable outcomes will be developed that reflect individual practice and partnerships with other professionals and disciplines.

 

  • A holistic approach to caring should be planned that will include the appropriate level of physiological; pathological; spiritual, socio-economical and cultural aspects which influence the care of patients within the Department

 

  • Deal with blood samples/body fluids which may be potentially infectious and unpleasant in nature.

 

Following training, supervision and assessment, and using appropriate Clinical Guidance Documents and Patient Group Directives.

  • Conduct pre-vaccination clinical assessments to confirm if the citizen meets the criteria for

safe vaccination, including previous vaccinations undertaken, current health condition, assessment of any clinical conditions (medical history) and allergies.

  • Ensure knowledge of conditions that affect suitability for vaccination and previous vaccination history.
  • Address any potential adverse reaction risks and provide the citizen with information and advice on any adverse reactions and contra indications.
  • Address any concerns that may arise regarding the vaccine and contra-indications with patients/citizens.
  • Ensure the citizen’s understanding of the vaccination implications and purpose, and get consent agreement on vaccination.
  • Record the medical check list and consent in the records system.
  • Where available, direct any citizens with accessibility needs to an accessible pod.

 

  • Facilitate the safe and timely transit of patients throughout the hub

 

  • Work flexibly within the clinic, rotating/covering all clinical areas as required, including specialist clinics.

 

  • Take charge of the clinical area as required, utilising appropriate support to ensure the maintenance of safe staffing levels and clinical environment.

 

  • Comply with and participate in the Trust’s framework for Clinical Governance within Department, seeking advice or guidance where necessary

 

  • Identify, record and report all clinical incidents/complaints involving staff, patients and visitors so that appropriate action can be taken in accordance with the Department and Trust policies and assist in any investigations as required.

 

Monitor the quality of nursing care and action audit information to achieve agreed standards under the direction of the Senior Nurse, Clinical Nurse Practitioners and/or Senior Staff Nurses




At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!

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