We are currently seeking a compassionate and experienced Triage Nurse to enhance our ability to deliver timely and effective patient care.
Join our dynamic and patient-focused team dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare services.
The Triage Nurse be part of our Summerfield urgent care Centre, which is aligning to the future Urgent Treatment Centre model, inclusive of clinical assessment of presenting patients within 15 minutes of arrival. Applicants must be competent in the assessment of patients with undifferentiated needs and demonstrate a range of knowledge and skills to support their ability to assess, prioritise and participate in safe effective patient flow. A mix of primary and secondary care experience is desirable. If not already achieved the candidate should be willing to undertake the non-medical prescribing qualification.
The post holder will work with the service manager, and clinical lead to participate in clinical governance and the fulfilment of the service contract .
The role will consist of two 11 hour shifts 8am - 8pm, 2 days per week.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Undertake assessment and management of patients in a timely manner, actively contributing to effective delivery of the service based on demand
- Demonstrate a wealth of experience and ability to prioritise patients using an agreed process and reach decisions to enable prompt assessment of patients
- Prioritise cases and intervene appropriately in urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care.
- To refer and liaise with other agencies as required and provide patients and carers with accurate information and advice on a range of health issues.
- Maintain accurate and contemporaneous records using relevant systems.
- Prior triage training or job role involvement would be advantageous
- Be able to demonstrate ability to manage paediatric patients safely
- Have skills and knowledge enabling safe service delivery with specific reference to safeguarding, medicines management and infection control.
Please see attached Job description for full responsibilities.
The Ideal Candidate
Applicants must be competent in the assessment of patients with undifferentiated needs and demonstrate a range of knowledge and skills to support their ability to assess, prioritise and participate in safe effective patient flow. A mix of primary and secondary care experience is desirable. If not already achieved the candidate should be willing to undertake the non-medical prescribing qualification
You will feel valued as a Triage Nurse within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- £38,647.80 Salary with group pension
- Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
- Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
- Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
- Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
- Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
- An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with the majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission
About the Company
We change lives by transforming health and care.
Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.
We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.
While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.
As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.