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Staff Nurse

Employer
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
Location
Truro
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Come and join Phoenix and become part of our exceptional team. We are currently looking to recruit 4 talented individuals who can contribute to the high standards of care and support that we provide to our patients and their families.

Our established stroke unit takes great pride in the level of care we deliver, and we are committed to maintaining a supportive and nurturing environment for both our patients and Staff. Whether you are starting your career or seeking to develop your clinical skills, Phoenix ward offers a well-supported platform for professional growth.

Together, let's make a positive impact on the lives of those we care for. Join us at Phoenix ward and become a vital member of our compassionate and dedicated team. Your expertise and dedication will help us continue to uphold our tradition of excellence in patient care.

Main duties of the job

Plan the delivery of patient care and take responsibility for implementing and evaluating that care, using an appropriate nursing model.

To provide advice and education to patients, staff and learners within the directorate as required. To develop communication networks across specialities and throughout the multidisciplinary team.

Be able to prioritise their own workload and of those working with them such as learners and Healthcare Assistants. When in charge of the ward know how to delegate what staff to what duties and ensure the smooth running of the ward.

Know how to impart news of a distressing nature to patients and relatives. This will include passing on news of a patient's death or helping a patient/relative understand a diagnosis such as stroke .

Carry out nursing care to the highest possible standard according to Trust Policies and Practice and Clinical Guidelines. This requires a thorough understanding of policies and guidance related to for example: infection control, hygiene and individualised patient needs.

To administer patient medication according to Trust Policy, this includes the administration of intravenous medication.

About us

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.

The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of �380 million and 750 beds. We work with health and social care organisations -including NHS Kernow and NHS England- to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000- which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually develop clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.

We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career.

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

For further information please visit:

https://www.nhsemployers.org/topics-networks/employment-standards-and-regulation

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

  • Level 1 Registered Nurse with valid NMC registration / students pending registration


Desirable

  • Assessing & Mentoring qualification


Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of six months experience in an acute Trust within the last twelve months (this can include student placement)


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of evidence based practice to enhance care
  • Understanding of professional and current issues in nursing.
  • Understanding of the importance of research and evidence based practice


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Address

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Truro

TR1 3LJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

156-6432652

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