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ConvaTec Urology Nurse Specialist - North Yorkshire & The North East in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Delivery of safe and high quality specialist nursing care by providing advice, training and supportive care to patients and their carers. Working autonomously combining expert knowledge in specialist practice with advanced clinical judgement in delivering care to people with urinary symptoms or continence difficulties They will work as an integral part of the Amcare Urology Nursing Team and in partnership with other healthcare professionals to deliver care to patients in their own homes, NHS Departments and Clinics, Private Hospitals and other Independent Providers.

Key duties and responsibilities of Urology Nurse Specialist include:

  • Providing specialist urology nursing care underpinned by sound theoretical knowledge

  • Managing own workload effectively within the clinical and professional policies of Amcare, and NMC guidelines

  • Undertaking specialised clinical assessment to plan, implement and evaluate the patients’ care needs

  • Advising on, and fit appliances to manage urinary tract symptoms

  • Conducting Appliance User Reviews

  • Teaching patients Intermittent Self Catheterisation

  • Carrying our bladder scans where appropriate

  • Ensuring patients are involved in decisions concerning their treatment and care

  • Teaching patients and carers independent urology care to regain an independent lifestyle and good quality of life

  • Following up patients to provide ongoing support and continuity of care

  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of existing and new symptom management, appliance and products

  • Ensuring all patient records both electronic and paper are protected and transported as per the Amcare policies

  • Development of the Amcare Nursing Service – Urology through effective working with the sales teams to support existing accounts and identify potential new accounts

To be successful in this role you need to have:

  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration

  • Urology / Continence specialist qualification –evidence of CDP relevant to specialty

  • Catheter care experience

  • Proven experience in Urology / Continence area as the Registered Nurse

  • Experienced in delivering Urology / Continence care in both Primary and Secondary care settings

  • Specialist understanding of Urology / Continence and products available for safe and effective patient care, as well as knowledge of available products, appliances andthe Amcare home delivery service

  • Ability to advise patients on appropriate choice and communicate sensitively, as well as building relationships

  • Ability to identify and act upon clinical/business opportunities to increase own profile within customer setting and achieve business objectives

What is great about being part of ConvaTec?

  • ConvaTec environment is fully focused on a company mission which is based on creating an incredibly valuable patient-oriented organisation which enables us to become the market leader by offering high value products to our customers

  • As a ConvaTec employee you will become a part of fast-paced medical devices sector with a spotlight on making people’s lives’ better

  • You will have access to series of training and personal development opportunities

ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

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At ConvaTec, we exist to improve the lives of the people we touch. We are committed to helping people with chronic health conditions lead the life they want – giving them more mobility, confidence and freedom.

Our customers depend on our advanced technologies to help reduce potential complications of skin breakdown and infection, and they rely on our products and services to help manage their conditions every day. Meeting their needs is what motivates us and is a source of tremendous pride for our nearly 9,500 employees.

Our vision is to be recognised as the most respected and successful MedTech company, worldwide. To achieve this, we drive for excellence in all that we do – anticipating and addressing our customers’ needs with advanced technologies and best-in-class products and services.

Our values-based culture helps drive our success.

Caring for People: We are passionate about improving people’s lives and put people at the centre of everything we do.

Driving Innovation and Excellence: We are dedicated to finding innovative solutions that anticipate and address our customers’ needs and to delivering best-in-class execution.

Earning Trust: We earn trust by delivering quality products and services that our customers can rely on. Our personal actions underpin this trust – we do what we say we will do.

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If you are an active employee at ConvaTec, please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "ConvaTec Internal Career Site - Find Jobs". Thank you!

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