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Sister/Charge Nurse - Navigator Post - Emergency Department

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per Annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to complement our already excellent team of Band 7 Sisters/Charge Nurses to take an excellent team of Emergency Nurses into our new purpose built Emergency Department.

We provide all staff with educational development through our departmental education team and promote an active coaching environment for all staff.

Main duties of the job

Are you an experienced Emergency Department Nurse looking to develop yourself. We are looking to recruit a Band 7 to become a navigator in the Emergency Department. The role involves streaming patients safely to existing assessment areas. To include Same Day Emergency Care, Emergency Surgical Assessment and Acute Medical Assessment Unit.

We are looking for an experienced Band 6 Nurse with ED experience, who has knowledge and experience in triage. You need to be committed to providing excellent patient care within a busy department working within local and national targets, have excellent communication skills and good time management skills along with the ability to work in a well established and dynamic team, if so then this may be the job for you.

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

You will be expected to work on a rotational shift pattern to provide 7 day cover in the department and also as part of your role support the Matrons in meting the national 4 hour targets.

The work-load throughout the department is very varied and interesting with no two days being the same. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, a high sense of professionalism and a strong belief in the value of teamwork.

If you feel you would like a new challenge then we may be the department and team for you. If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require then apply today! Both part time and full time applicants will be considered.

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication - written / verbal


Knowledge

Essential

  • Expert clinician
  • Demonstrates understanding of current issues affecting A& E service provision
  • Demonstrates innovative approaches to the delivery of healthcare
  • Demonstrates a flexible approach to team working
  • Demonstrates understanding of Clinical Governance


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience at band 6
  • A& E management experience
  • Completion of relevant post registration short courses


Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN/current registration
  • ENB 199 / 998 (eqv)


Desirable

  • ALS / ATNC / TNCC
  • 1 st Degree


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Mount Vernon

Liverpool

L78YE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

287-RMED-118-24

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