The real 24 hours in A& E
Being part of our amazing #TeamED is wonderful enough...but imagine helping lead it! We know you are out there - we just need to find you! Somewhere where your passion for emergency and trauma care can help inspire and influence the whole team.
We are 1 team - #TeamED covering 2 sites and 2 Emergency departments. It's exciting as the staff are flexible across both locations, learning loads of new skills along the way. We can promise you it's definitely not going to be dull! 12 hour shifts are our norm across both sites and the feedback we get from our fab team members is that they really value them and the work life balance they bring.
Although we have a designated paediatric team/area you will also need to be able to support the team in periods of high acuityMain duties of the job
We are looking for a leader who is dynamic and strives to lead by example who has experience of working in a busy ED department who can bring their own knowledge and experience to our alreadyexisting team and is ready to hit the ground running.
Effectively and efficiently co-ordinate the department
Educate and Support staff
Cascade train knowledge and skills to staff
Liaise with Bed management, Site Management, General Management and all members of medical teams and all other specialties
Achieve targets for Triage and Ambulance via KPI
Maintain safety at all times through risk assessment
Awareness of Governance and Risk Management processes
Monitor Staff sickness and attendance
Extended roles to support running of the department
Support the Unit Manager and The MatronAbout us
We are a forward thinking department with a real emphasis on staff development and training - we have our own clinical educator based in ED for all your training needs plus Consultants on every shift available to support and educate - the relationship between medical and nursing staff is second to none
We have a variety of departmental study days such as:
The Triage process
Minor injury assessment and management
We also have in situ simulations carried out on the shop floor and lead by the North West Human Factors lead - so there is always something new to learn and get involved in!
We have access to funding for University CPD
We are working towards all senior nursing staff having the RCN Emergency Competencies at Level 2
No matter how much we try, it's impossible to cram everything in just one advert, so we really welcome you to get in touch and have a chat with us.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Appropriate NMC RegistrationMentorship qualificationPost Registration Qualifications relevant to the roleSuccessful completion of/will to work towards a leadership and development programme (equivalent to the Internal Band 6 Leadership and Development programme).Experience of emergency nursing as a band 6 for 2yrs plus significant post registration experience
Level 4 ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) or equivalent
Knowledge of Clinical Governance and Safeguarding and the relevance of these to practiceKnowledge of relevant policies and proceduresKnowledge of ethical issuesEvidence of clinical competence in area of speciality eg surgeryExperience of mentorship and ability to identify learning and development needs
Experience of managing a clinical areaPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Appropriate NMC Registration
- Mentorship qualification
- Post Registration Qualifications relevant to the role
- Diploma or Degree in Nursing
- Successful completion of/will to work towards a leadership and development programme (equivalent to the Internal Band 6 Leadership and Development programme).
- Level 4 ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) or equivalent
- Experience of emergency nursing in a Senior Nursing role
- Knowledge of Clinical Governance and Safeguarding and the relevance of these to practice
- Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
- Knowledge of ethical issues
- Evidence of clinical competence in area of speciality eg surgery
- Experience of mentorship and ability to identify learning and development needs
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of managing a clinical area
- Experience of budgetary management
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Royal Preston Hospital
Sharoe Green Lane
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