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Neonatal Staff Nurse

Employer
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
Location
Truro
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024
We are looking for skilled, dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic nurses who are keen for new challenge and would be interested in working as part of the Neonatal team at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.

To work as a skilled member of the nursing team within the Neonatal Unit providing a high standard of holistic family integrated care.

To act as a rode model and clinical expert practitioner.

To promote family centred care and establish good relationships with babies and their families.

To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team.

To work with the Community Neonatal Outreach Team to support families in preparation for discharge.

To promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence base practise

To act as a named nurse for patient care on the Neonatal Unit to support families with a smooth discharge care pathway.

Ensure safe provision of care through the Neonatal Unit.

Deliver high standards of compassionate, dignified care, managing their time accurately and efficiently in cooperation of other staff members, tasks and resources.

Undertake training, assessment and facilitation of peers and staff.

Work within the boundaries of existing competence, adhering to local and national protocols / standard operating procedures.

Main duties of the job

To work as a skilled member of the nursing team within the Neonatal Unit and providing a high standard of holistic family integrated care.

To act as a rode model and clinical expert practitioner.

Ability to promote family centred care and establish good relationships with babies and their families.

To communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team.

Work with the Community Neonatal Outreach Team to support families in preparation for discharge.

To promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence based practise.

To act as a named nurse for patient care on the Neonatal Unit to Transitional Care to support families with a smooth discharge care pathway.

Ensure safe provision of care through the Neonatal Unit.

Deliver high standards of compassionate, dignified care, managing their time accurately and efficiently in cooperation of other staff members, tasks and resources.

Undertake training, assessment and facilitation of peers and staff.

Work within the boundaries of existing competence, adhering to local and national protocols / standard operating procedures.

About us

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) is the main provider of acute and specialist care services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We serve a population of around 500,000 people - a figure that can increase significantly with visitors during the busiest times of the year. We employ approximately 6,700 staff and have a budget of approximately �580 million.

We are a teaching hospital in partnership with the University of Exeter Medical School, University of Plymouth School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Peninsula Dental School.

The Knowledge Spa on the Royal Cornwall Hospital site is the base for medical and nursing as well as ongoing education for health professions in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we are continually developing our clinical services as well as our facilities and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care that can be offered locally. Allied to this is a growing reputation for research and innovation.

Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right-hand side.

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:
  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

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Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

We reserve the right to close this advert early, or when the allocated number of applications has been reached. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Qualification


Desirable

  • QIS specialist neonatal training / Neonatal foundation platform


Experience

Essential

  • Neonatal / newborn transferable clinical skills


Desirable

  • Experience working on the Neonatal Unit or Transitional Care


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Address

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Truro

TR1 3LJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

156-6097274-A

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