If you are considering relocation to the Walsall area for a position to join our Paediatric Emergency Department, we are currently offering financial support with relocation costs. Please get in contact for further details. Band 5 Paediatric Registered Nurse - Emergency Department
We have an exciting opportunity for Band 5 Paediatric Staff nurses to join our supportive and motivated team of fantastic paediatric nurses in the Emergency Department.
Are you a NMC registered Paediatric Nurse looking for a new challenge?
The department is supported by designated Practice Development Nurses and a dynamic team of Clinical Practitioners who will support you in developing your knowledge and skills including PILS, NLS, EPALS, Cannulation & Phlebotomy, Plastering, Wound care and minor injuries
We have recently opened our new urgent and emergency care treatment centre which has included a co-located Paediatric assessment unit. This is a great benefit to our children attending ED, we have a close working relationship offering enhanced support.Main duties of the job
To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care as required within the EmergencyDepartments Paediatric Service.
Demonstrate effective communication skills both verbal and non verbal
Is able to identify the psychological, social, physical and cultural needs ofchildren and their families and acts, with guidance, to meet their needs.
Works in partnership with patients and their carers in decision making,ensuring their views are taken into account.
Is able to recognise own limitations to practice guided by the NMC CodeConduct, Scope of Professional Practice, Trust Policies and Procedures
Demonstrate high standards in record keeping.About us
RESPECT - COMPASSION - TEAMWORK - PROFESSIONALISM
We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts values to work as part of a team, being respectful, compassionate and professional. We are committed to investing in our workforce
Following our recent CQC visit the Trust was rated as outstanding for care and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plan to become an outstanding Trust by 2022Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care as required within the EmergencyDepartments Paediatric Service.- To utilise a variety of strategies to communicate effectively with the children and their family/carers, the multidisciplinary team, other departments within the Trust and pertinent agencies outside the organisation.- To deliver the above will require a general understanding and knowledge base of childrens health needs.- May take responsibility for a specific area of responsibility within the Emergency Department during a span of duty in the absence of more senior staff. May not require direct supervision (dependent on experience)Person SpecificationQUALIFICATIONSEssential Desirable
- previous experience with looking after acutely unwell children
- Recent acute paediatric nursing experience
- experience working within the emergency department
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Up to date paediatric and adult basic life support
Walsall Healthcare NHS TrustAddress
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
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