Lead Nurse – Travel Clinic

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
13 Jun 2018
Ref
DL18833
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Category
Nursing
Sector
Acute Trust
Job Type
Contract
A large healthcare organisation is currently seeking to appoint a Lead Nurse to manage their Travel Clinic; this role can be appointed on an interim or permanent basis to suit the candidate.  

Main Responsibilities:
  • Led the running and day-to-day management of the clinic, helping to grow the business; 
  • Provide an individualised risk assessment of travellers, managing the prospective traveller offering up to date evidence-based general advice and vaccinations; 
  • Full risk assessment of the overseas traveller based on an up-to-date knowledge and geographical distribution of health risks and diseases;
  • Evidence-based risk management of the overseas traveller;
  • Understanding of the principles of consent, also the principles of vaccine storage and the importance of the cold chain; 
  • Administration of vaccination under patient group directions (PGDs) and patient specific directions, (PSDs) to patients of all ages; 
  • Provision of general health advise on non-vaccine preventable diseases and risks; 
  • Hold an awareness of complex problems and the need to seek advice from other resources and/or the medical adviser; 
  • Utilise relevant resources such as online databases; 
  • Record specific advice and procedures on relevant patient administration system; 
  • Ability to undertake Venepuncture – for screening bloods and the point of care testing; 
  • Management of all the tasks above with a small but expanding team. 
A successful candidate will have:
  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration; 
  • Travel vaccination/Relevant qualification to undertake Travel related Nursing duties; 
  • Experience within line management of other clinicians. 

If you would like further information on this post please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email donna.larder@finegreen.co.uk

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