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Staff Nurse

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Ward 201 is the inpatient ward of the cancer centre at the Royal Stoke University Hospital.

The ward consists of a 40 bed in patient unit and an emergency assessment unit which has 3 assessment beds and 4 ambulatory chairs.

We work closely with other departments within the cancer centre consisting of the Radiotherapy Department and Ward 202 chemotherapy outpatients.

We offer a service to any patient receiving cancer treatment within the trust for oncology and haematology disorders that for different reasons require acute medical and Nursing input.

All of our team members are facilitated with their clinical development. We offer training which includes line care consisting of PICC and Hickman line competencies and you will also be supported in gaining you SACT passport a nationally recognised certification to be able to safely deliver chemotherapy .

Your development is important to us. The wards clinical educators have a learning contract plan to assist your development and achieve your clinical competencies. The ward also encourages participation in trust events and also involvement with external professional bodies related to Cancer/Haematological care

It is important to us that you are supported in your role we have a family tree, ward meetings are held monthly and additional information is cascaded via a newsletter or email. We celebrate our successes and utilise the trusts values.

Main duties of the job

The treatments received at the cancer centre may include Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Immunotherapy, Brachytherapy, Symptom control, Palliative care and treatment of Haematological disorders.

Patient's admissions to the ward are via various routes consisting of a triaged admission to the emergency assessment unit, referral from The emergency department or via Clinic.

We pride ourselves on the high quality, evidence-based care that we deliver on the ward to achieve the best possible patient outcomes. As a valued team member you will be required to keep yourself updated with best evidenced based practise. On the ward we have link nurses for all aspects of care. We participate in internal and external audits to ensure best care is delivered and any learning actions are addressed

Being a staff nurse on ward 201 is an exciting opportunity, not only will you have opportunities to develop yourself clinically we also encourage your Personal professional development in this speciality of nursing.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manage

Person Specification

Communication

Essential

  • Evidence of excellent communication skills


Desirable

  • Understanding of the requirement for excellent communication in the Ward environment


Excellent standards of nursing care

Essential

  • Understanding of quality care


Desirable

  • evidence of knowledge of accurate patient assessments ,action plans and audits


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke-on-Trent

ST4 6QG

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