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Senior Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
stoke on trent
£35,392 to £42,618 a year PA Pro Rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
The Pre-admission Management Service (PreAMS) is the major portal for surgical admissions at UHNM and is essential to service optimisation within the surgical directorate. This is achieved by supporting the successful delivery of the 18 week RTT and 2WW cancer targets contributing to reduction in clinical risk by reducing post-operative morbidity and mortality, through a comprehensive pre-operative assessment program which includes early identification of health needs to ensure that patients are appropriately listed for surgery contributing to improved operating theatre utilisation through a reduction in cancellations (non-reportable and reportable) supporting reduced length of stay and improved bed utilisation.

Main duties of the job

Temporary contract/secondment opportunity to work within the innovative field of pre-operative assessment. The post is funded as part of UHNM Elective recovery program with the aim of digitalising patient pathways and improve organisational efficiency.

We are looking for an experienced registered nurse or theatre practitioner with specialist assessment skills and a high level of clinical practice to join us aspart ofour nurse led team. Acting as an autonomous practitioner providing direct patient care and demonstrate an enhanced level of practice and knowledge in the Pre-operative management of patients.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information please see the attached JD and PS or to arrange an inform visit please contact the Service Lead Louise Chilton on 01782 676525.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • teaching qualification


  • physical assessment course



  • MInimun 4 years post registration experience


  • surgical experience at UHNM
  • previous pre-operative management experience



  • 'in-charge' experince > 12months
  • excellent communication skills
  • NMP


  • health assessment experience
  • autonomous practitioner experience

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

stoke on trent


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