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Staff Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Full Time
Surgical Day Case unit Provides pre and post operative care across a range of specialities including Gynaecology, Ear Nose and Throat, UGI and Dental.

Care is delivered at the highest standard and patient experience is paramount within our team.

Our hours of service are Monday- Friday 07.00- 20.00

The post holder will work with the ward sister/charge nurse and multidisciplinary team members in monitoring and maintaining policies, standards of nursing care and staff development, as part of the ward team.

To be flexible in approach to the clinical area and provide cover for any area specified.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties are:
  • Pre and Post Operative care to patients from different specialities.
  • Following a criteria lead discharge
  • ILS trained
  • Administering medications
  • Escalating deteriorating patients
  • Providing health education, post operative advice.
  • Liaising with other teams and departments.
  • Providing holistic care.
  • Mentoring Students


About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and Person Specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • RGN.1st Level or relevant children's qualification
  • Current NMC Registration


Desirable

  • Training Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Relevant post registration course


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Good basic level of English language demonstrated through effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems and use initiative
  • Ability to develop own clinical skills and a willingness to participate in continuing professional development
  • Competency in medication administration including IV drug administration or willingness to undergo training
  • Basic IT skills (e.g. Microsoft packages)
  • Ability to take the lead, initiate and ensure appropriate action in response to the deteriorating patient
  • Interpersonal skills - Calm - Supportive - Motivated - Professional
  • Willingness to develop teaching skills
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Awareness of audit & research
  • Self-motivated
  • A team player
  • Recognition of own limits
  • Flexible working practices for 24 hour service
  • General good health, Able to work on feet for long periods. Aware that the role can be stressful and emotional at times.


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of caring for sick patients in a variety of settings - this could be as a student


Desirable

  • Previous experience of speciality
  • Experience of taking charge


Aptitudes

Essential

  • Respecting Everyone
  • Embracing change
  • Recognising Success
  • Working Together


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

St Michaels Hospital

Southwell Street

Bristol

BS2 8EG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

387-S-6147-GB

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