An exciting band 5 nursing opportunity has arisen to work on a dynamic fast pace specialised surgical unit.
The Day Surgery Unit is a 44 bedded unit incorporating all surgical specialities including; vascular, breast, gynaecological, urology, ophthalmology, maxo-facial, plastics, general surgery and ENT. The unit predominately provides care for a high volume of day case surgical patients making the unit fast paced and very varied. The unit also hasa facility to accommodate patients requiring a 23 hour stay in hospital and supports other surgical wards. Unique to the unit is our nurse led discharge pathway; which allows nursing staff to use their judgement alongside surgically instructions to safely discharge patients.
Day Surgery and Admissions can offer you;
Main duties of the job
- A friendly and supportive team
- Experienced friendly staff
- Trained mentors (3 months preceptorship)
- A ward based mentor and coach
The successful applicant will work as part of an experienced team delivering a high standard of care. Expected to be able to work as part of a team, have excellent communication skills, behighly motivated and enthusiastic and keen to develop knowledge and skills around specialised surgery.
- Admission of elective patients
- Nurse led discharge of day case patients
- Caring of pre-operative and post -operative of a variety of surgical patients
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.
We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.
Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us.We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours.We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working.You can select your preferences upon application.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.Person SpecificationJob criteriaEssential
- Surgical experience
- Flexible working all shift patterns
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