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Pre-Assessment Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC08826
Job location:
Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre
Shepton Mallet
Somerset
BA4 4LP
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Part Time
Job closing date:
Friday, December 29, 2017 - 23:59

Job Summary

We are looking for a Registered General Nurse to join our multidisciplinary team in outpatients at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre working 30 hours per week.

With an excellent reputation The Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre has been delivering high quality care to NHS patients in Somerset for 12 years. The hospital has been assessed as top of the national PROMS table from patients having had knee replacements and eighth nationally for hip replacements. It was also recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in a newly published inspection report - putting the it at the very top of the regulator’s quality ratings across England.

We offer a range of treatments across a number of specialities including general surgery, orthopaedics, endoscopy, gastroenterology. gynaecology, urology, ENT and ophthalmology. We also provide diagnostic imaging and pain management services.

Responsible To

Outpatient & PEC Manager

Key Responsibilities

As an experienced Nurse you will assist in the efficient running of the outpatient and perioperative service and co-ordinate the patient’s hospital admission from pre-admission to discharge ensuring that the patient’s needs are met, integrating high quality care in the most cost-effective setting.

In addition you will organise and undertake pre-admission screening of selected patients ensuring they are fit for surgery at the given site on the date allocated, taking the lead on developing the pre-assessment process to be nurse led where appropriate.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

• Knowledge and skills of acute surgical care provision
• Up to date hands on clinical skills including phlebotomy, IV drug administration and performing ECGs
• Recent, relevant experience in acute care or elective surgical nursing

Qualifications

• NMC Registered Nurse Level 1 with pre-assessment or surgical experience

Additional Information

Care UK has been awarded an 8 year contract, in partnership with Somerset Partnership NHS Trust, to develop and manage the health and wellbeing campus at Shepton Mallet. This is an exciting venture, one which will give an opportunity to progress innovative ways of providing healthcare in line with the NHS Five Year Forward View’s vision of bringing care closer to home. The prospect for individuals working with us in this dynamic leading-edge environment will give professional healthcare practitioners a chance to drive improvements in local healthcare provision

Please note that this is a part time role working 30 hours per week.

For more information about Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre please visit http://www.sheptonmallettreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/.

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

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