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Fertility Nurse / Fertility Midwife - Band 6 in Northampton at CARE Fertility

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Northampton
  • Job Type:
    Nurse
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/5/2018

Job Description

CARE Fertility

67 The Avenue

Northampton

NN1 5BT

 

Fertility Nurse / Fertility Midwife - Band 6 (Full Time hours, 37.5 hours per week)



 

CARE Fertility is a world renowned, pioneering fertility group. CARE Northampton has the best clinical results in the region and in a recent survey 99% of our patients rated us as excellent or very good.Our nursing teams make a real difference to patients’ lives. We have helped create thousands of families throughout the UK and overseas. This interesting, varied role includes clinic, ward and theatre duties. You’ll be supported and encouraged to rotate across all areas and develop a multi-skilled approach.

Fertility Nurses and Fertility Midwives at CARE benefit from being part of a highly professional, multi-disciplinary team. We will give you advice, guidance and excellent learning opportunities as well as the option of developing advanced clinical skills.

Benefits include 33 days annual leave, a group personal pension and life assurance scheme, a discretionary bonus scheme, an employee assistance programme, extensive retail discounts and more.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jeanette Robinson, Nurse Manager by email Jeanette.Robinson@carefertility.com. To find out more about CARE Northampton, please visit our website at carefertility.com.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure with the DBS.

Closing Date for this vacancy is 19th June 2018

 

Job Description

Duties:

1. To work in theatre during egg collections, embryo transfers and surgical sperm retrieval as ILS trained nurse.

2. To admit, recover and discharge patients on the ward

3. To be involved in planning and co-ordinating of patient treatments

4. To book patients for egg collections, IUI’s and FER treatments and input procedures on to the computer.

5. To book anaesthetist when required

6. To take bloods from patients and invoice as necessary

7. To teach patients their treatment regimes and injection techniques and complete necessary mandatory consent forms.

8. To assist with patient information evenings as required

9. To order consumables as required

10. Participate in the nurse on-call rota

11. To meet with patients post consultation and direct them accordingly

12. To ensure that patients have settled their accounts at the appropriate time.

13. To support the Nurse Manager and cover her responsibilities in her absence.

14. To prepare and maintain accurate clinical and patient records, both written and computerised in line with agreed protocols.

15. To maintain confidentiality at all times and ensure the rights and dignity of the couples are maintained at all times.

16. To maintain professional development according to NMC guidelines, including up-to-date knowledge of current accepted practice and professional issues.

17. Actively participate in CARE’s competency assessment process.

18. To comply with NMC regulations regarding PREP and maintain all standards of professionalism performed to the NMC code of conduct.

19. To undertake mandatory training including health and safety, fire, manual handling and I L support

20. Attend CARE Clinical and Unit meetings.

General:

1. To comply with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority’s Code of Practice, the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014, the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 and the Data Protection Act, with special reference to patient confidentiality.

2. To comply with the Health and Safety policies with particular reference to procedures to be followed in the event of a fire and to report all accidents and untoward incidents to the Health and Safety officer.

3. To undertake mandatory training as required, including health and safety, fire, manual handling.

4. Actively participate in CARE’s performance management processes and competency assessment processes.

5. To comply with Infection Control policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Registered Nurse or Midwife

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Proven post-registration experience

Desirable

  • Gynae/obstetric background
  • Venepuncture
  • Ultrasound scanning

SKILLS

Essential

  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to record and retrieve information using a computer
  • Good IT skills

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Essential

  • Empathy and understanding of the needs of patients
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as the wider multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and patients over the telephone, face-to-face and in writing

Desirable

  • Basic counselling skills

KNOWLEDGE 

Essential

  • An understanding and appreciation of patient confidentiality

Desirable

  • An understanding of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and Care Quality Commission (CQC)

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