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Staff Nurse - NOFU Orthopaedics

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Trauma nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Staff Nurse - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Band 5

Permanent

37.5 Hours per week

Admission and discharge of patients both short and long stay patients

Pre and post operative care

Working closely with MDT team

Supporting students nurses in the workplace.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Responsibilities
  • Participate in maintaining a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for all patients and carers and maintain agreed standards of nursing care.
  • Determines nursing priorities and plans patient care. Informs the nurse in charge when changes in circumstances may affect patient care.
  • Maintain nursing records in accordance with the NMC and Trust Guidelines.
  • Maintain and improve quality of patient care through contribution to the development of Essence of Care and clinical benchmarking within the unit
  • Ensure due regard is given to customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients.
  • Providing information and support to patients/carers, and ensuring all those involved in the


About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click here https://www.liverpoolft.nhs.uk/media/13089/1606-annual-report-booklet_final.pdf

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Admission and discharge of patients both short and long stay patients

Pre and post operative care

Working closely with MDT team

Supporting students nurses in the workplace.

Applicants must possess excellent communication skills, have a flexible working approach and a willingness to work as part of a forward thinking team, as well as a strong commitment to ensuring a positive hospital experience for patients and their relatives/carers

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse, current NMC registration
  • Diploma in Nursing


Desirable

  • Mentorship/teaching qualification
  • Post registration qualification in relevant speciality


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience and successful completion of Band 5 foundation gateway competencies
  • Experience within relevant clinical setting
  • Experience of maintaining a clinical learning environment
  • Evidence of working with students


Desirable

  • Recent acute hospital experience [including as a student nurse]


Knowledge

Essential

  • Recent acute hospital experience [including as a student nurse]
  • Demonstrates awareness of own limitations


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to organise workload and delegate tasks appropriately
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to support less experienced staff
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic IT skills, including e-mail and word processing


Other

Essential

  • Supportive of colleagues
  • Ability to work in changing environments
  • Committed to high standards of patient care
  • Exemplary personal standards of conduct and behaviour
  • Maintain both personal and professional development
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Aintree

Liverpool

L9 7AL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

287-ASUR-31-24

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