Emergency Department (ED) Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£14.81 to £23.69 an hour
Closing date
20 Jun 2023
Job summary

Emergency Department (ED) Nurse Band 5 Accident Emergency Department (A&E) Newham University Hospital Barts Heath NHS Trust

Barts Health NHS Trust are recruiting an experienced nurse to join the dynamic emergency department team within their renowned Newham University Hospital.

Main duties of the job

This is a fantastic chance for a qualified nurse to undertake a challenging role within one of Londons leading A&E departments and work as a part of an experienced multi-disciplinary team. If you are a qualified nurse who is seeking the challenge of working in a busy Emergency Department, expanding your skills across multiple specialties, and learning from some of the best emergency clinicians in the UK, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

About us

Barts Trust offers a range of specialist services and state-of-the-art facilities across its five London hospitals, providing quality healthcare to over 2.5 million people. Barts Health supports some of the busiest emergency departments in the UK, caring for more that 300,000 emergency patients every year. Newham Hospital run one of the busiest acute A&E services in London, offering 24 hour emergency care provided by their expert multidisciplinary team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Conducting preliminary patient examinations to ascertain the patients condition
  • Referring patients to other departments such as osteopathy, radiology and cardiology
  • Receiving patients from Paramedics and taking over their care
  • Sharing information and updates with family members
  • Analysing test results
  • Taking detailed and accurate notes
  • Applying dressings and administering pain relief, antibiotics and other medications as required
  • Completing all necessary discharge paperwork
  • Maintaining care standards in accident and emergency

  • Person Specification



    • At least 6 months NHS and A&E experience in that last 3 years



    • Degree in Nursing

    Additional Criteria


    • NMC Registration


    • Robust clinical knowledge, strong initiative, and an ability to remain calm and work efficiently under pressure
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Honesty and integrity, and a caring patient-centred approach

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