Qualifications – Essential
· Current Nurse and / or Midwifery Council (NMC) registration as a Registered Nurse (Sub part 1 of the NMC register)/Registered Midwife
· Up to date knowledge and experience of working in a sexual health/TOP/Gynaecological service.
· Experience of leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams.
· Faculty of Reproductive Sexual Healthcare (FSRH Letter of Competence in intrauterine techniques i.e. IUS/IDU fitter and Insertion and removal of Subdermal Implants SDI)
· Recognised qualification in Independent/Supplementary Prescribing.
· Ultra sound scanning experience in first and second stage trimester
· Knowledge, Experience and Skills
· Ensure the clients are aware of their options
· Undertaking consultations including the discussion and confirmation of treatment options.
· Carry out observations
· Carry out point of care testing including pregnancy testing
· Discuss contraceptive options and provide/fit contraception in accordance with guidelines NUPAS policies
· Administration of drugs to clients, following NMC guidelines, Patient Group Directives and NUPAS Policies and procedures
· Appropriately Consenting clients for treatment/procedures.
· Provide and inform clients on STI Screening
· Identify safeguarding concerns.
· Checking details on client notes and alerting Doctor/surgeon/anaesthetist to any ‘significant conditions’
· Recovery of clients and monitoring observations following treatment
· Ensure clients have received and completed a satisfaction survey questionnaire before discharge
· Ensuring clients are informed about aftercare prior to discharge
· Providing confidential telephone advice for clients with post-operative problems following discharge
· Completion of contemporaneous client records, consent and registers
· Maintenance of client safety
· Maintenance of client confidentiality and DATA protection
Safeguarding Children and Adults is Everyone’s responsibility. In order to protect children and vulnerable adults, all staff are required to be familiar with and adhere to the NUPAS safeguarding adults and children policy.
NUPAS attaches great importance to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. It is the responsibility of the post holder to minimise the NUPAS’s environmental impact wherever possible. This will include switching off lights, computers, monitors and other non-essential equipment when not in use. Helping to minimise business travel, reduce paper waste by minimising printing/copying, correct waste disposal, reducing water usage, reporting faults and heating/cooling concerns promptly.
The post holder will have a duty to ensure that the principles of patient, carer and public involvement and engagement are adhered to in line with Section 11 of The Health and Social Care Act 2012 for Improving Patient Experience.
All staff are required to adhere to the principles of patient centred care as detailed in the NICE Quality Standard for Patient Experience and to treat patients with dignity, kindness, compassion, courtesy, respect, understanding and honesty.
The post holder will, in support of the NUPAS Values & Values and ensure that everyone is treated as an individual, and will acknowledge and value difference in order to treat everyone fairly.