Enhance your career in Respiratory Critical Care at the Lane Fox REMEO Respiratory Care Centre, at our unique UK service in Redhill Surrey. The Centre is a satellite service to the Lane Fox Unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. It is a 20-bedded specialist Respiratory Centre which provides a service for weaning NHS patients with chronic respiratory failure conditions such as motor neurone disease, Guillain Barre. The nursing team deliver clinical care on a two patient to one nurse ratio. Working within the Centre you will benefit from learning how to care for patients who require specialist respiratory weaning as well as developing in your leadership and management skills. We have an exceptional supervised induction programme of training, delivered by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, Lane Fox Services and REMEO Healthcare. For those who successfully progress on our development pathway there are opportunities to become a Deputy Centre Manager. Our Training and Quality Manager will spend time with you to agree a management and leadership pathway to meet your role within the Centre. If you are a great communicator who is passionate about respiratory care and you want to become a clinical leader/ manager joining REMEO Healthcare is your next best career move. We have a pension, private healthcare package, free site parking, as well as various other benefits.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES : Clinical and Patient Care • Independently manage a group of patients within the Centre whilst working as part of the multidisciplinary team, delivering individualised and personalised direct patient care. • Demonstrate appropriate practice and specialist advice in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. This includes history taking, physical examination and the requesting of agreed diagnostic procedures/clinical investigations. • Responsible for the correct administration of prescribed medication including transfusion of blood products. • Be responsible for assessing and recognising emergencies in the Centre. To interpret information and take appropriate action and to lead others to do the same. • Act as an advocate for patients within the Centre, to ensure a patient orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards within the NHS Plan, CQC and other relevant guidelines. • Ensure patients receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines. Ensuring the cultural and spiritual needs of the patient are recognised and accommodated within resources available. • Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of individuals. • Provide leadership, support and guidance to staff in monitoring the planning delivery and evaluation of individualised care. • Be wholly accountable for their practice in line with the NMC code and takes every reasonable opportunity to sustain and improve his / her knowledge and professional competence. • Ensure safe and effective care for patients requiring advance clinical skills and responsible for carrying out specialist nursing procedures to the Centre. • To be responsible, for maintaining a safe environment for patients, visitors and other staff within the clinical environment. • Ensure staff takes precautions to minimize the risk of cross infection, including the safe disposal of body fluids (including blood). • Ensure that all patient records are stored appropriately. • Support and enable patients and carers to make informed decisions relating to their treatment and management. • Participate in case conferences in relation to the management of patients, ensuring the coordination of ongoing care. • Assess educational and information needs for patients and families, and devise plans to ensure needs are met. • To be an effective communicator with patients/carers/families regarding disease treatment and management. • Promote high quality clinical care, and assist in the development of the specialist service, using evidence-based practice and clinical standards. • Provide a seamless, high quality service from referral through to assessment, diagnosis, treatment and review.
Professional Qualification required:
RN1: Level 1 Adult Registered Nurse on the NMC register BSC degree (health related) or equivalent qualification/training and experience A Level 2/3 Critical Care Course or a High Dependency Course.