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Theatre Admissions and Discharge Nurse/Practitioner

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
East Grinstead
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Theatre Admission and Discharge Nurse/ Practitioner RN/ODP Band 6

*** �1500 New starter premium ***

The Queen Victoria Hospital Admissions and Discharge team pride ourselves on being part of a supportive multidisciplinary team with a long history of excellence.

A passionate approach to patient centred care is essential to managing our busy admissions and discharge areas. The applicant must be flexible, approachable, hard-working and able to use their own initiative and work under pressure. They must also possess excellentleadership, organisational and communication skills.

The admissions and discharge area is part of a complex dynamic perioperative suite managing a number of different specialities in major to minor reconstructive surgery.

If you are successfully appointed to this role and complete a 6-month probationary period, you will be eligible for a two stage New Starter Premium of �1500 in total. You will receive �500 on receipt of your probationary paperwork from your line manager and another �1000 on the one-year anniversary of your start date. This does not include Bank workers or previous employees within the past 12 months.

Main duties of the job

Main duties are to offer a high standard of 1:1 care to our pre and post operative patients.

As a senior practitioner you will be expected to take charge, support junior colleagues and provide a safe, well led service for patients and colleagues.

You will exercise judgement in assessing wide ranging patient problems and promote options for optimum patient care. Maintain effective communication with all patients, carers and members of the MDT.

Work unsupervised, in charge of the ward/clinic areas within Trust Guidelines

To ensure accurate, contemporaneous and timely care records.

Support people in making better choices for their health and the health of their families.

To participate in and undertake surveys, audit and research.

To undertake Professional Development Planning and clinical supervision with identified team members.

About us

Our success is underpinned by the skills and enthusiasm of our staff and a strong culture of partnership. We are fully committed to training and development of the workforce with support for continuing education and learning.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work as part of a team to provide a safe, cost effective, efficient care environment for patients, relatives and carers.

They will participate in the training of junior staff and continue their own personal and professional development.

Person Specification



  • oRegistered Nurse or Registered ODP


  • Previous experience in Day surgery/Admissions/Discharge



  • An understanding of peri operative patient care
  • Evidence of leadership skills/training


  • Demonstrates a patient centred approach

Employer details

Employer name

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Victoria Hospital

East Grinstead

RH19 3DZ

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