Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse

  • Permanent – full-time
  • Crewe

Website MidCheshireNHS Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job summary

As a specialist nurse you will participate in the strategic planning, development and delivery of a Diabetes and Endocrinology service, working in partnership with other specialist nurses in both acute and primary care.

The post holder will devise, initiate and further develop educational programmes for all grades of staff in all areas of diabetes management.

As a registered nurse you will be expected to consistently meet the performance standards as set out in the Code of Professional Conduct (NMC 2015).

Main duties of the job

Provide advice, information, education and support to patients and/or relatives of people with diabetes.

Ensure effective communication throughout the trust to develop and build working relationships with other health care professionals to facilitate “best practice” in the management of patients with diabetes.

Keep clear and concise records of all actions taken and support given within your role as a specialist nurse.

Ensure attendance and participation in the specialist nurse group meetings.

Ensure confidentiality is maintained without compromising patient care.

Effectively manage the day to day provision of the diabetes service at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust hospitals observing budgetary limitations and standing financial instructions.

Ensure appropriate forecasting to take account of future service development.

Network internally and externally with other professionals and specialist nurses to identify “best practice”.

Collaborate with the Lead Nurse and members of the Nursing Strategy Groups during regular reviews of nursing standards and trust policies.

Collaboration with the Lead Consultant and Divisional Lead nurse and other members of the diabetes service during the development of diabetes guidelines and policies.

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