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Outpatient and Pre-Assessment Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10441
Job location:
Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre
The Brooms
Emersons Green
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS16 7FH
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 23:59

Job Summary

We are currently looking for an experienced Nurse to join our multidisciplinary Outpatient and Pre-assessment team at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre in Bristol.

At Emersons Green we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

Bristol has been named the best place to live in Britain in 2017 by the Sunday Times best places to live guide. In 2015 it was the European Green Capital and in 2017 Rough Guide included it in one of the top 10 cities to visit in the world. With two railway stations you can easily reach London, Swansea and Cardiff as well as taking advantage of services to Birmingham and the North East. You also benefit from being close to the M4 as well as Bristol Airport.

First opened in 2009, Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre was awarded ‘Good’ in its last CQC Inspection in July 2016. The site offers state of the art operating facilities with care provided by highly trained clinical professionals who are able to take advantage of some of the best training and development opportunities in healthcare.

Relocation packages available.

Responsible To

Outpatient, Endoscopy and PEC Manager

Key Responsibilities

The Outpatient department at Emersons Green sees patients for a variety of clinical specialities, including Orthopaedics, ENT, Gyaneacology, General Surgery, Urology and Ophthalmology. We offer a one-stop pre-assessment service where patients are seen by a Consultant and if surgery is required will have their pre-assessment as part of the same appointment. The department is open from 07:00 to 21:00 Monday to Friday, with occasional Saturdays. We operate a two shift system mixing earlies and lates.

You will function as a clinical practitioner within the outpatient and pre-assessment service and will be responsible for the delivery of patient care, managing and organising a work load on a daily basis.

In addition, you will be responsible for answering the helpline, managing calls and dealing with any issues arising from this. This will be by giving advice or by seeking further support from clinicians or Resident Medical Officers.

Key duties will include:

• Collaborating with the medical staff to ensure that the patient is medically cleared for surgery thereby reducing the number of patient cancellations
• Conducting a comprehensive preoperative patient assessment to ensure that patients’ conditions are optimised ready for surgery
• Taking responsibility for maintaining accurate, timely and complete records ensuring the safety and confidentiality of information

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Recent experience at Band 5 level or equivalent
• Experience in a pre-assessment/outpatient setting
• The ability to teach/train/ develop Healthcare assistants
• Familiarity with safety and infection control policy and procedures

Qualifications

• NMC Registered General Nurse Part 1
• Basic/ Intermediate Life Support Skills
• ECG and Venepuncture training

Additional Information

At Emersons Green, we offer day case and in-patient surgery across the following areas: dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, major and minor orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, pain management, ophthalmology, and urology. In addition we also provide diagnostic services, using the latest X-ray and ultrasound technology.

To find out more, please contact Sonia Sanghvi on 0118 952 1921 or at sonia.sanghvi@careuk.com

For more information about Emersons Green, please visit http://www.emersonsgreentreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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