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Bank Staff Nurse - Neonatal Unit

Employer
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Telford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024
We are looking for dynamic and keen Registered Adult, Children's Nurses or midwives to join our dedicated Neonatal team. We have wonderful facilities in our purpose built neonatal and maternity units including excellent family accommodation. We have a dedicated neonatal education team who will help you as you developed in your chosen career pathway.

We are a Level 2 neonatal unit caring for approximately 500 babies per year providing intensive care, high reliable care and special care. We are part of the West Midlands Operational Delivery Network and have strong links with the other Units in the region.

We embrace family-centred care involving parents in all aspects of care and are proud of the services we deliver.

We are able to offer training and help to care for neonates and their families. We have a robust 4 week induction training programme to help you to settle in to the environment.

We promote professional development offering opportunities to undertake appropriate training and courses relevant to your role

Main duties of the job

  • To use specialist skills, knowledge and experience to prevent any unnecessary admissions of babies from the post natal wards to the neonatal intensive care unit. This includes the assessment, planning and development, implementation and evaluation of care in conjunction with the midwifery team.
  • To work in partnership with the midwifery and neonatal teams to maintain effective communication of information and to ensure and maintain good standards of care. To work in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, especially midwives with the aim of keeping mother and baby together.
  • The postholder will manage a caseload of babies on the postnatal ward and transitional care with minor feeding problems, babies requiring phototherapy, small for gestational age, or babies not maintaining an appropriate temperature, or requiring intravenous medication.
  • The postholder will use her specialist skills, knowledge and experience to prevent any unnecessary admissions of babies from the post natal wards to the neonatal intensive care unit. This includes the assessment, planning and development, implementation and evaluation of care in conjunction with the midwifery team.
  • The postholder will utilise a variety of strategies to communicate effectively with the neonates family/carers, the multidisciplinary team, other departments within the Trust and pertinent agencies outside the organisation. To act as a mentor, teaching and supervising junior staff including student midwives.


About us

As an organisation we strive to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (To provide excellent care for the communities we serve) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most - our patients and their families.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

essential/desirable

Essential

  • RN, RCN, RM
  • NMC Registration
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience working in Neonatal or Paediatric setting
  • Awareness of professional and personal limitations


Desirable

  • Teaching and assessing course
  • Neonatal specialist course or equivalent


Experience

Essential

  • RN, RCN, RM
  • NMC Registration
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience working in Neonatal or Paediatric setting


Desirable

  • Teaching and assessing course
  • Neonatal specialist course or equivalent


Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Address

The Princess Royal Hospital

Apley Castle

Telford

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