Are you a Registered Nurse who enjoys a fast pace of nursing?
Elective Orthopaedic Ward could be right up your street. We specialise in day case elective orthopaedics and also major joint replacement surgery.
Training and education will be provided by the ward staff supported by the Trauma & Orthopaedics Practice Development Nurse who will be there to support you on your journey. All newly qualified nurses will be supported to complete the UHNM Preceptorship programme.
We look forward to your application.Main duties of the job
We are recruiting to our Elective Orthopaedic surgical ward. This is a 28 bedded unit which delivers a service to patients requiring orthopaedic surgery.
Nursing staff work alongside Consultants and Therapists to achieve excellence in care and to provide a positive patient experience. The post holder will experience a fast pace of nursing with a high turnover of patients for short day case orthopaedic surgery/procedures or caring for patients having major joint replacements who may be admitted for up to 5 days.About us
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 more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
For more details on the post, please contact Senior Sister Sally Keay (details below)Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse on the professional register
- Recognised qualification in teaching and assessing
- Good communication skills.
- Has experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting.
- Experience in undertaking dressings
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience working within Trauma and Orthopaedics/surgery
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS TrustAddress
Royal Stoke. Ward 112
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