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Registered Nurse - Rushmere Medical Day Unit

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join the team on the Rushmere Medical Day Unit.

The Rushmere Medical Day Unit is a nurse led, elective care setting which treats patients from all specialties, currently treating up to 30 patients per day. Such procedures undertaken on the Unit consist of a variety of infusions, endocrine tests, biopsies, chest drains, PICC line insertions, paracentesis, lumbar punctures, transoesophageal echocardiograms and venesections.

We are offering the opportunity to work with a highly dedicated, hardworking team of nurses, health care assistants and an admission coordinator. You must be able to work as part of a team as well as work independently.

We will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to develop their clinical skills in line with the speciality care with provide on the Unit.

The unit is open Monday to Friday 08:00-20:00, (but may go to 7 day working at some stage).

We have both part time and full time hours available.

Main duties of the job

To work within the framework for Clinical Governance to provide effective, high quality individualised nursing care to patients and relatives/carers and to contribute to the continuing development of nursing practice.

To work within the Trust's Competency Framework for Registered Nurses, the Ward/ Department Philosophy and the NMC Code of Conduct/ Professional Standards for the Protection of Patients.

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Experience as registered nurse
  • Experience of delivering evidence based practice


  • Experience in ward coordination



  • Registered Nurse (Adult) with active NMC registration



  • Awareness & understanding of current initiatives
  • Good knowledge of infeciton control
  • Possession of oranisational skills


  • Extended nursing skills

Personal Skills


  • Excellent communicaiton skills
  • Motivated & enthusiastic

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Ipswich Hospital



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