UCLH Integrated Discharge Service
Band 5 Patient Lounge Nurse
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced nurse to join our Integrated Discharge Team. We are seeking a highly committed and motivated individual who will ensure that a holistic-focused care is provided to all patients who are discharged from the Patient Lounge.
We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual with previous ward experience, with excellent communication skills and with an innovative and flexible approach.Main duties of the job
This post will support the patient lounge during the winter pressures (December 2023 to March 2024). This role will help enable more discharges via the Patient Lounge on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, which will generate a positive hospital patient flow as its overall effectAbout us
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.
We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
- University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
- National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
- Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
- University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
- Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
- University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
- The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
- University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street
We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.
At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesFor more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description.Person SpecificationKnowledge and QualificationsEssential
- Registered Nurse Part 1, 2 or relevant section of the register
- Relevant Teaching course
- NVQ assessor
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Up to 6 months post-registration
- Passed Foundation gateway Level
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustAddress
235 Euston Road
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