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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Broadgreen Daycase Unit

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen at Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool for a dynamic Staff Nurse to join our well established team of highly motivated and committed nursing staff within Broadgreen Daycase Unit.

The ward areas offer a supportive working environment alongside opportunities to develop individual clinical competence.

It is an excellent ward to learn if you are starting your nursing career and to continue to develop your knowledge base, or if you have more experience.

We aim to provide high quality nursing care within the unit. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, team working skills and dedicated to improving the patients experience.

You will need to demonstrate continuing professional development and a strong commitment to develop others and work closely within a Multi-disciplinary team.

The post holder will always work within the NMC's Code of Professional Conduct.

Main duties of the job

Admission and discharge of patients within the elective admission process, Incorporating the elective services for Orthopaedics, Limb Reconstruction, Breast and General Surgery.

Pre and post operative care of Daycase patients, transfer of patients to in-patients wards as required and discharge planning.

After training to work in our LASU (Local Anaesthetic Surgical Unit)

Working closely with MDT team

Supporting students nurses in the workplace

The successful candidate must be driven to develop new skills and knowledge whilst always keeping the patient at the centre of what they do.

They must be a positive role model and lead by example.

Applicants must possess excellent communication skills, have a flexible working approach and a willingness to work as part of a forward thinking team, as well as a strong commitment to ensuring a positive hospital experience for patients and their relatives/carers.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click here https://www.liverpoolft.nhs.uk/media/13089/1606-annual-report-booklet_final.pdf

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Participate in maintaining a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for all patients and carers and maintain agreed standards of nursing care.

Determines nursing priorities and plans patient care. Informs the nurse incharge when changes in circumstances may affect patient care.

Maintain nursing records in accordance with the NMC and Trust guidelines.

Maintain and improve quality of patient care through contribution to thedevelopment of Essence of Care and clinical benchmarking within the unit.

Ensure due regard is given to customs, values and spiritual beliefs ofpatients.

Providing information and support to patients/carers, and ensuring all those involved in the care are aware of changes in the patients condition.

Assist in the safe custody, checking and administration of drugs.

To develop the clinical knowledge and skills to care for acutely ill patientsadmitted via both planned route.

(Please see Job Description and Main Duties of the role for further details)

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Supportive of colleagues
  • Ability to work in changing environments
  • Committed to high standards of patient care
  • Exemplary personal standards of conduct and behaviour
  • Maintain both personal and professional development
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to organise workload and delegate tasks appropriately
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to support less experienced staff
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


Desirable

  • Basic IT skills, including e-mail and word processing


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of current nursing issues and clinical governance
  • Demonstrates awareness of own limitations


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience and successful completion of band 5 foundation gateway competencies
  • Experience within relevant clinical setting
  • Evidence of maintaining a clinical learning environment
  • Evidence of working with students


Desirable

  • Recent acute hospital experience [including as a student nurse]


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse, current NMC registration
  • Diploma in Nursing


Desirable

  • Mentorship/teaching qualification
  • Post registration qualification in relevant specialty


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

BGH Daycase Unit

Thomas Drive

Liverpool

L14 3LB

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