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Respiratory Specialist Nurse - Sleep Services

Employer
South Tees Hospitals N
Location
Friarage Hospital, Northallerton
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
17 Sep 2021
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37.5 Hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated senior nurse who can demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate staff. You will be a team player and have excellent communication and organisational skills and a positive can do attitude to always strive for the best for your patients and staff.

You will have significant experience in the identification and management of sleep disordered breathing including CPAP initiation for new and review patients. The ability to interpret oximetry and more complex multi-channel diagnostic studies, and knowledge and experience of the management of non-invasive ventilation, Adaptive support ventilation and BiPAP is essential. Experience of delivery of group clinics and remote monitoring (e.g. ResMed Airview) is also desirable.

You will be confident in dealing with patients with diverse and sometimes complex medical conditions in a sensitive and caring manner, and be confident in communicating with a wide range of medical and non-medical personnel.

You will actively participate in ensuring effective and timely resource management and work collaboratively and co-operatively on a day-to-day basis with others to ensure that service needs are met. You will assist in audit, research, and development of the service and be able to enhance patient pathways with innovation/ improvements based on current research/ guidance.

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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Pam Thorne (Clinical Matron)

Tel: 07904 016056

Email: pam.thorne@nhs.net

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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.

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