We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered General Nurse to join the multidisciplinary team at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre.
At Emersons Green we only treat NHS patients and we're focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Bristol, Bath, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire, as well as to the wider community, including Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible – helping you to get better, faster.
We offer day case and in-patient surgery across the following areas: dental surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, endoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, minor orthopaedic surgery, diagnostic imaging, pain management, ophthalmology, and urology.
As the Deputy Ward Manager, your role will comprise of both clinical and managerial duties. You will be expected to assist in the efficient running of the ward, ensuring the highest possible standards of care are received by patients and their carers.
You will also provide support, advice and guidance to all staff delivering patient care and will work closely with the multidisciplinary team.
Working with the Ward Manager you will foster an environment in which high quality cost effective services are delivered and where creativity, innovation and staff development all underpin the approach to managing the ward area in which each member of staff is recognised and valued.
You will be an integral part of the ward team and multidisciplinary team as a whole. You will provide clinical knowledge and expertise to this group of patients and will take charge of the ward as senior nurse in charge.
Skills & Experience
To be successful in this role you will have:
• Substantial relevant experience in acute care or elective surgical nursing with recent experience in day care/ short stay and inpatient nursing
• Management experience, including understanding budgets and safe staffing levels
• Knowledge and skills of acute surgical care provision
• Up to date hands on clinical skills including phlebotomy, IV drug administration and performing ECGs
• Knowledge and experience of clinical supervision
• NMC Registered General Nurse Level 1 with surgical experience in a number of specialties
• Teaching qualification/ ENB 998 or equivalent
• Basic / Intermediate life support skills
• ECG and Venupuncture training
Candidates will need to be flexible regarding shift patterns as the role covers 7 days a week, 24 hours, including bank holidays.
Management hours will be worked during the week and clinical shifts at any time.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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