Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is a leader in the digital health revolution. With the launch of a full Electronic Patient Record in 2017 the Trust aims to be the safest, most efficient and patient centred Trust in the NHS. The launch is part of a 10-15 year ongoing project of modernisation with future opportunities for research, development in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Through working at CHFT you can be part of this innovative area aiming to bring safer and more effective care to our patients.
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust Outpatient Services had over 600,000 patients visiting for appointments in various specialities 2018/19. The CQC rating for Outpatients services is Good and has held this rating since 2016.
As part of the NHS Digital Health Revolution we are currently transforming and modernising outpatients in line with the NHS Plan and use electronic patient record technologies. EPR was implemented in 2017 and outpatient nursing staff went live with erostering in April 2019.
We are currently looking to appoint x2 Band 5 Staff Nurses in permanent positions at full and part time hours . The speciality areas are CHFT Medical Outpatients Department based at Calderdale Royal Hospital and Acre Mills in Huddersfield. Experience of working in an medical acute ward would be an advantage as we deal with patients with long term medical conditions ( respiratory, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, diabetes for example). Outpatient Department experience in a clinic setting is preferable but not essential.
You must be able to demonstrate excellent communication & documentation skills and the ability to ensure the delivery of high quality care in an ever changing NHS.
Working with a multidisciplinary team is key to success in the role.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
An informal visit would be an advantage to fully understand the role of the band 5 in outpatients.
For further details please contact:
OPD Manager Ruth Finlay on 01422 222635 or 07825696651
alternatively contact Matron Rachel Roberts via switchboard.