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Clinical Trainer




£36000 - £38000/annum Bens


Posted: 17/11/2023

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Clinical Trainer

About us

Pharmaxo Healthcare is a specialist pharmacy and clinical homecare provider in an expanding market offering greater choice and convenience to patients whilst delivering value and efficiencies to the NHS and private sector.

About the role

Reporting to the Clinical Governance Lead this role will assume responsibility for providing a first-class clinical trainer service supporting nursing and complex homecare services..

Duties and responsibilities

To continuously update nursing knowledge ensuring in line with current legislation and best practice

To continuously update knowledge of specialty and disease areas and relevant publications.

To ensure continued professional development (CPD) is updated to ensure fitness for revalidation.

Contribution to the development and maintenance of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) and protocols to ensure they are fit for purpose and accurate.

To ensure their practice is compliant with the company’s policies and procedures.

To complete additional projects and tasks, short term or long term, and will be guided by the value “Can it be better?”

Attend and participate in all team meetings.

Occasional administration of prescribed medicines to patients either in a clinic or out of hospital setting, predominantly the patient’s home to support updating of clinical skills and supporting the clinical trainer role.

To ensure all patient care and administration of prescribed medicines are provided to first class clinical and ethical standards and demonstrates best practice.

Support for clinical homecare nurses in clinical procedures across all services

To provide education for patient/carers in the out of hospital environment as required.

To provide support and advice to patients, as appropriate.

Develop strong working relationships with the patients’ clinical teams within the secondary and primary healthcare settings, as appropriate.

To manage the interface between hospital services and other agencies to meet patients’ needs.

Ability and willingness to travel within an agreed area / distance from their home base.

Record keeping

To maintain accurate records of training, care and completion in a timely manner

To assist in the training to support recording/reporting of adverse events/incidents, including side-effects of therapy

To report to and work closely with the clinical governance lead providing all appropriate communication in an agreed and timely manner

To maintain your Outlook calendar in the agreed format ensuring clear visibility of activity
Excellent time management skills providing a flexible service that meets company and patients’ needs
Clinical competency

Experience in administration of chemotherapy with a recognised chemotherapy course or ability to complete such a course within a short period of time.

To identify development needs with your manager and ensure that these are addressed in agreed timelines

To maintain all relevant clinical and coaching/training skills and attend regular updates

To ensure continued professional registration, including meeting revalidation requirements

To maintain self and patient safety through the appropriate use of policies, protocols and guidelines

To support and mentor all nurse team colleagues and providing feedback to the Regional Nurse Manager to allow for the compilation of appropriate development plans

To undertake appropriate training and participation in clinical trials work, where required.

Strong personal values and high level of integrity

Participates in the investigation and resolution of Complaints and Incidents where they specifically involve clinical interventions

Performs regular audits of completed nursing documentation in conjunction with the Clinical Governance Role, providing feedback to the Regional Nurse Managers

Respond to requests from Regional Nurse Managers to assist with resolution of nurse visit scheduling in relation to clinical competency

Development, maintenance and delivery of Nurse Induction programmes and participation in Company Induction for other departments

Deliver training and assessment of clinical competencies for new nurses and ongoing annual assessment for all nurses

Ongoing review of clinical practices to ensure they are evidence based and in line with current practice

Liaises with Regional Nurse Managers to support clinical nurses to be an effective ‘link nurse’ for specific hospitals and services

Providing support to nurse team colleagues who are undertaking a support and mentoring role with new starters

Development of clinical training packages for nurses ensuring there is a recognised sign-off process. This may involve working with outside agencies.

Deliver Pharmacovigilance, Information Governance and Complaints & Incidents training to company personnel, as required.

Participate in Professional Development Reviews for self and provides timely performance feedback on clinical homecare nurses, as requested by Regional Managers

Provides internal and external reports as requested

Reviews and identifies current clinical processes seeking “Clinical Excellence” in the delivery of services proposing new methodology and working with internal stakeholders to deliver change management
You must have

Significant nursing, mentoring and training experience

Training and mentoring qualification or ability to work towards.

Strong organisational skills

Ability to follow written and oral instruction

Prioritisation skills and co-ordination of work

Has the ability to use own initiative to deliver results

Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

Work in an organised and tidy manner

Adaptable and willingness to learn new skills

Attention to detail

Knowledge of business computer systems including but not limited to Microsoft Office applications

Good commercial awareness and emotional intelligence

Good timekeeping

Ability to work with a range of diverse colleagues

Self-motivated and energetic approach, showing interest in understanding the business and industry

Strong personal values and high level of integrity

Good personal hygiene and professional image

Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Reliable and flexible work ethic

Ability to work with minimum supervision
Key Accountabilities to include:

To continuously update nursing knowledge ensuring in line with current legislation and best practice

Administration of prescribed medicines to patients out of the hospital setting, either in a community or the patient’s home

Maintaining accurate record keeping relating to patient treatment

Clinical Competency

Regulatory Compliance
In return we offer rewards and benefits including:

Competitive salary (depending on experience, knowledge and skills)

33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Company bonus scheme upon successful completion of probation

Generous pension scheme

Life assurance

Private medical insurance

Car allowance

Reimbursement of NMC fees

Uniform provided

Ongoing training and support with revalidation
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