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Junior Charge Nurse

Employer
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum (pro rata) inclusive HCAS
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced A& E Nurse with a passion for delivering excellent care?

We have an opportunity for four Junior Charge Nurses to join our dynamic and rapidly developing team at the North Middlesex University Hospital A& E.

Main duties of the job

Our A& E is one of the busiest in London, with over 45,000 attendances annually. We have a new, purpose-built department dedicated to providing emergency care to young people and adults our local community is at the heart of everything we do. We are fully staffed by a team of accident & emergency nurses, 24 hours a day and have excellent team support from our A& E senior team. We are also fortunate to have a team of Emergency Medicine Consultants and have a strong medical support framework and excellent links with our MDT. We have two Matrons and a team of Senior Nurses who actively support and engage in clinical care.

We have strong links with our inpatients and outpatient services, as well as our new SDEC team. We can offer you the opportunity to further develop your emergency care skills and achieve nationally recognized competencies in -line with emergency care standards. We have our own A& E Practice Development Nurse and a robust and comprehensive continuing professional development plan for all our staff. We are committed to providing safe, evidence-based care to our patients and we ensure this by maintaining our staff members educational needs. We offer ALS and ATLS in-house, and most of our senior team are instructors for these courses.

About us

Our expanding department has a dedicated high dependency area , assessment hub which includes ambulance assessment and streaming, resuscitation suite and Horizon mental health unit. We also provide Urgent Care Service and have a team of Emergency Nurse Practitioners.

We have strong links with three leading London universities Middlesex University, London South Bank University and City University and believe that in developing our staff we ensure the continued development of our department. We are looking for outstanding individuals who embody our Trust Values of being caring, fair and open to join our wonderful team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person specification for more information on the role requirements and duties.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Mentorship training
  • Bsc in Research or Health related subject


Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Teaching and written presentation skills.
  • Ability to formulate and deliver objectives to timetable
  • Excellent organizational and self-management skills and able to lead a small team in the absence of the ward manager
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as a team player
  • Demonstrate motivation and flexibility
  • Has Leadership skills
  • Robust clinical decision making skills


Experience and knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of Ambulatory Care Remit and Pathway processes
  • Understanding of the demands/needs of patients within an acute setting in the local community, including the disadvantaged and socially excluded
  • Understanding the relationship between performance and achievement of Trust objectives
  • Experience of change management
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure utilising safe practice and escalation skills
  • Knowledge of Health service Database and good IT related computer skills
  • Up to date current nursing knowledge of issues relating to medicine or surgery


Employer details

Employer name

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Address

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Sterling Way

London

N18 1QX

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393-NMUH-1339

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