Inpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurse

  • Permanent – full-time
  • Cwmbran

Website AneurinBevanUHB Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Diabetes Specialist Nurse position at GUH to join our dynamic Diabetes Inpatient Care and Education team (DICE)

Main duties of the job

  • Act as advocate for patients, healthcare staff and the healthcare department.
  • To provide professional, clinical, and operational leadership and support to healthcare professionals.
  • Responsibility for the formulation and management of clinical action plans.
  • Responsibility for clinical audit.
  • To provide leadership and support within primary/secondary care with the delivery of diabetes management.
  • To maintain and promote accurate record keeping and documentation following national and professional standards and local protocols and policies.
  • To collect and input clinical data to clinically based computer systems: to access and utilise all available clinical information to support care planning and patient management.
  • To ensure effective and safe medicines management processes are adhered to.
  • To plan and provide education for patients with diabetes, to enable them to self-manage their condition.
  • Ensure awareness of sources of support and guidance, and provide information in an acceptable format to all patients, recognising any difficulties and referring where appropriate.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk.