A number of exciting opportunities for highly motivated paediatric nurses have arisen in our Paediatric assessment unit .The PAU is an emergency assessment unit for children and young people where they can referred by their GP, Midwife, Health Visitor, Urgent Care Centre (UCC) and/or the Paediatric Emergency Department (ED). The Unit provides a rapid assessment of children and young people and aims where clinically possible to assess, treat and discharge home in a short space of time. Children and young people are admitted under the care of a consultant paediatrician who will ensure that the appropriate assessment and care is given. If the children do not respond to initial treatment, then you may need to be admitted to a Paediatric Ward for ongoing care. Our PAU is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and treats a large number of children.Main duties of the job
As a Band 5 Staff Nurse, our expectations are that you would work within day-care and PAU, prioritising patient care to ensure safe standards are maintained. This will ensure an effective and efficient service is provided to children and families in our locality. We also work in partnership with providing continuing care on the acute ward for seriously ill children. We work closely with the PATCH TEAM (providing assessment and treatment for children at home. We cross cover if need be with our day care department which is a day case unitAbout us
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWUH) is one of the integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital services to the people of Brent, Harrow and beyond.
We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.
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LNWUH is a flexible working friendly organisation we want you to be able to work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Please speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that's job share, part time or another flexible pattern. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For any further information required, please refer to the Job Description and the Person Specification that are attached.Person SpecificationEssentialEssential Desirable RSCN /RNEssential
- RSCN/RN CHILD
- DEVELOP CLINICAL SKILLS FOR THE CARE OF CHILDREN
- KNOWLEDGE AND CONTINUEING DEVEOPMENT
- SAFEGUARDING KNOWLWDGE
Employer detailsEmployer name
- DEMOSTARTES LEADESHIP ABILTY
- COMPETENT IN IV DRUG ADMINISTRATION
- EVIDENCE IN SUPPORTING STUDENTS
- DEMONSTARTES CLINICLA TEACHING
London North West University Healthcare NHS TrustAddress
Northwick Park Hospital
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