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Staff Nurse - Emergency & Urgent Care Centre

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Aberystwyth
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Staff Nurses to join our Emergency & Urgent Care Team.

The busy department consists of 2 Resus Bays, 4 Majors Bays, a Minor Injuries Unit, an Ambulatory Care Unit and Clinical Decision Unit of 13 beds.

The Department is able to provide dynamic intervention for the critically ill or injured patient. The EUCC Team is strongly centred on teamwork and patient care and the staff are proud to work in a diverse and friendly supportive environment.

Various full time and part time hours available

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate would be required to hold an NMC Registration and provide evidence of professional development, with a desire to work in the Emergency & Urgent Care Unit.

Ideally, the candidate will have experience of working within an Acute Care Setting, however, full support and training would be given to any candidate who is motivated to join our team.

Bronglais General Hospital is situated in the coastal town of Aberystwyth along with the vibrant cosmopolitan University and National Library of Wales.

Ceredigion is one of the most beautiful and contrasting counties in the UK which boasts a wide range of traditional villages and seaside towns with busy cities within driving & rail distance. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, walking, sailing, windsurfing or cycling, Aberystwyth has something to offer everyone.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interviews to be held on 30/05/24

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh isdesirablefor this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge

Essential

  • Current NMC Registration
  • Relevant Emergency / Post. Graduate Diploma Courses
  • BSc / Diploma in Nursing / or equivalent specialised experience gained over time.
  • Relevant Emergency / Short Courses / ALS /EPLS


Desirable

  • ENB 199 / TNCC


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in Emergency / Acute / Critical Care
  • Leadership and Diplomacy
  • Teaching experience/mentorship
  • Focus and calm in crisis
  • Effective trouble shooter
  • Be aware of current activities in Reforming Emergency Care
  • Prioritisation and organisation
  • Application of specialised Emergency knowledge in practice
  • Identification of crisis Clinical Governance developments
  • Adherence to NMC Code of Conduct
  • Venepuncture and proceeding to IV Cannulation
  • Lethal Cardiac Arrhythmia Recognition
  • Basic Computer Skills


Desirable

  • Defibrillation


Language skills

Desirable

  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Address

Bronglais General Hospital

Aberystwyth

SY23 1ER

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-NMR175-0524

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