Acute Rehabilitation and Trauma Unit (ARTU)Trauma........who cares - we do!Do you have an interest in traumatic injuries? Would you like to be involved in the unique combination of major trauma and rehabilitation care? Could you work alongside an innovative multidisciplinary team?Main duties of the job
We have a very exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Registered Nurse to join our team. We can offer you a warm welcome to our Acute rehabilitation and trauma unit (ARTU). The successful applicant will have good communication skills. We are looking for a committed team player who has high standards and is passionate about improving the patient experience. (ARTU is a 27 bedded ground breaking new unit, caring for acute patients stepping down from intensive care, or straight from theatres or A& E, requiring support to achieve their maximum potential for physical, cognitive, social and psychological function. ARTU is one of the first 'hyper-acute specialised rehabilitation units to be developed within a Major Trauma centre. The ward based multidisciplinary team will care for patients requiring specialised rehabilitation following severe head trauma, complex spinal injuries, polytrauma and other acquired brain injury.)
Within ARTU we have 8 level 1 beds caring for patients with Tracheostomy and acute trauma polytrauma needs.ARTU needs you. If you think you are ready to work in acute trauma and rehabilitation, then we would like to hear from you.About us
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.
All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.
UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.
At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve . Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse on NMC Register
- Recognised qualification in teaching and assessing
- Good communication skills
- Has experience as a student or Registered Nurse working within acute hospital settings
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Has experience as a student or Registered Nurse working within neurosurgical and/or trauma & orthopaedic specialities
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS TrustAddress
Royal Stoke Hospital
Stoke on Trent
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