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Patient Safety Educator Acutely Ill Patient Digital Solution / Miya P

South Tees Hospitals N
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Competitive salary
Closing date
2 Aug 2021
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37.5 Hours per week

Do you enjoy teaching and supporting the learning of others?

Have you had experience in the assessment and management of the deteriorating patient?

Do you have an acute nursing or critical care background?

Have you knowledge of the current electronic system that we use to record the National Early Warning Score 2 and associated assessments?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual whose key role will be to support the delivery of an innovative programme of education working towards the trust wide implementation of a new electronic system. The new suite of electronic solutions will include physiological observations, assessments and digital escalation of deteriorating patients to the senior teams.

This will require the delivery of education and training in the key areas of:

Recording physiological observations and associated assessments driven by the logic of the new electronic platform decision making support

The recognition of acute illness and response to the deteriorating patient - staff responsibilities and actions directed by the new digital platform

The electronic alerting escalation process for ensuring that deteriorating patients are seen promptly by senior multi-professional team members to expedite appropriate response to acute illness

The successful post holder will be ready for the challenge of working in very different clinical areas as the initial implementation plan includes the acute hospitals, primary and secondary care, and then a phased planned role out to midwifery and paediatric specialities.

We are seeking an individual who is willing to work alongside healthcare staff in the clinical areas and has the ability to develop practice.

The role involves close collaborative working with multi-disciplinary colleagues across the trust and local education institutes to facilitate the continued development and maintenance of high quality learning and workforce development.

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lindsay Garcia (Nurse Consultant Critical Care Services)

Tel: 01642 850850, ext 54643

Jacqueline Jones

Tel: 01642 850850, ext 58506

Maureen Tiernan

Tel: 01642 850850, ext 53683.

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Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.
Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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