Staff nurse Ambulatory Emergency care (SDEC)

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc (pro rata)
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) team at The Royal London Hospital

We are looking for someone who is motivated and a team player to join our expanding team and services to ensure we can provide safe and compassionate care to patients in the right place at the right time within our Same Day Emergency Care unit (SDEC).

SDEC at the Royal London is a busy unit that is currently operational Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am to 8pm with the occasional weekend and bank holiday opening hours depending on demand. The unit remains open 24/7 and is staffed by the Emergency Department out of hours.

On Mondays to Fridays, we run Medical, Surgical and Emergency care patient pathways where consultations, evaluations and procedures are carried out. We are constantly working with different specialities within the hospital to develop specialist pathways for our patients, improving the patient experience as well as the flow through our busy Emergency Department.

Within your role as staff nurse you will assist in providing care and coordinating all patient services that run through this department and ensuring that patient experience, safety and clinical quality are maintained. The role requires working closely with different services internally and externally to Barts Health that provide same day emergency care to their patient groups. You require the skills and abilities to provide high quality clinical care in a fast paced environment.

Main duties of the job

  • Will be part of the development of ambulatory care services throughout the trust.
  • Will assist in coordinating the combined list of scheduled ambulatory patients as well as the A& E ambulatory pathway.
  • To advocate and expedite the journey for suitable A& E ambulatory patients by monitoring flow through A& E and pulling appropriate patients into the ambulatory care service.
  • Assist and coordinate the running of specialty clinics that run out of this area, this includes plastics, ENT and MAX FAX clinic
  • Coordinate nurse led clinics, managing and treating a variety of conditions such as DVT, cellulites, interim anticoagulation.
  • Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT), inclusive of once daily intravenous antibiotics

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification



  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to work under pressure
  • Adaptability to changing workload
  • Clear verbal communication between members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Communication with patients and carers about care plans and decision making.
  • Clear and concise written documentation using and A-G clinical assessment format.
  • High level communication skills


  • Intravenous cannulation
  • Intermediate Life Support



  • RGN/RN (Adult)


  • ENB 998
  • Other relevant course

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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