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Staff Nurse Pre Assessment

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
St Leonards-On-Sea
Depending on experience dependant on experience
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
There is a Band 5 Staff Nurse vacancy in Conquest Pre Assessment Clinic. It is a busy department with assessing patients fitness for their up coming surgery. There are new changes coming in Pe Assessment and we are networking at National level to improve the patients journey for surgery. We are bringing in digital systems. Come join us. We are a friendly supportive team. You don't need to have done pre op before as pre op covers a wide range of knowledge and skills.

Main duties of the job

Daily assessment of patients current and past medical health and previous anaesthetic history to ascertain fitness for proposed procedure or operation. Take an accurate and detailed up to date list of medication and inform patients of any stoppage of medication as per Pre-Assessment guidance. Be able to act on any abnormal history and results.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • 1st level Registered Nurse - Diploma or Degree level study


  • ECDL or alternative IT qualification



  • Generic Pre Registration experience


  • Experience in a hospital environment



  • Effective interpersonal/ communication skills


  • Additional skills & knowledge appropriate to specialty

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Conquest Hospital

The Ridge

St Leonards-On-Sea

TN37 7RD

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