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Registered Nurse - Fleming Ward

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Wrexham
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic Staff Nurse to join Fleming Ward at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. Fleming Ward is a 29-bedded Medical ward that specialises in respiratory medicine.

We have great education and development opportunities focussing on both acute and chronic respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, pulmonary embolism and interstitial lung disease. Fleming Ward is supported by the Ward Consultants and Respiratory Specialists Nurses. Further support is offered from the Lung Cancer Specialist Nurses and the Pulmonary Rehabilitation team. Skills and competencies can be developed within the care and management of chest drains both under water seal and suction), assisting the medical team with Fibrinolysis and Plurodesis procedures and also working closely with the oxygen assessment team when patients require long term oxygen at home.

Fleming ward also boasts a close relationship with our respiratory high care unit, Acton Ward which provides care to patients who require Acute Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV), Domiciliary NIV and Domiciliary CPAP. Opportunities to rotate into this area will be offered during the supernumerary stage of employment.

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

Main duties of the job

Please note for Welsh students, you must apply via Streamlining where all available jobs can be located

The successful candidate will be required (dependent on level of experience) to take charge of a group of patients/clients with the guidance and supervision of the person with continuing responsibility/ Nurse in charge.

To assess the patients nursing needs, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in order to ensure the delivery of effective patient care.

To ensure the principles set out in the Fundamentals of Care are incorporated into daily practice to ensure a high quality service for the patients and clients.

To maintain patients nursing records to ensure information is accurate and up to date and to ensure that patients and carers/relatives are involved in the planning and delivery of care.

To take a proactive role in the management of risk. i.e. risk assessments, reporting incidents and near misses.

To undertake all reasonable precautions for a safe and secure environment for self and others in accordance with Health and Safety legislation reporting any areas of concern to the Nurse in Charge.

With the relevant experience act as a supervisor , mentor or assessor for students or Healthcare support workers and develop own skills and knowledge and contribute to development of others.

To maintain active status on NMC Register Act in accordance with NMC Code and guiding documents.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC registered Evidence to be provided at interview


Desirable

  • Evidence of post registration study and training eg POVA


Experience

Essential

  • Pre registration evidence in direct nursing care. Experience of providing holistic nursing care Interest in developing nursing skills


Desirable

  • Clear understanding of clinical governance framework Implement evidence based practice


Skills

Essential

  • Clear understanding of contract of care Ability to document details clearly and accurately Clear understanding of consent process Basic IT skills


Desirable

  • Knowledge of incident reporting policy Awareness of Policies Knowledge of incident reporting policy


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to communicate effectively Ability to work under pressure


Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnewydd Road

Wrexham

LL13 7TD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR604-0624

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