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Band 5 Staff Nurse
Roses Day Care/ Clinic 4D Children’s Outpatients
The Whittington Health Paediatrics Day Care Unit is an 8 bedded unit providing holistic care to a variety of booked patients up to the age of 18 years. Specialities include haemoglobinopathy, oncology, allergy and endocrine. Booked admissions are provided for patients requiring blood, platelet and immunoglobulin infusions, endocrine investigations, dental, orthopaedic/general day surgery, and scans under sedation and food/medicine challenges. The majority of services are nurse-led, with input from Clinical Nurse Specialists and the Medical team as required.
Clinic 4D is a busy Paediatrics Outpatients department offering specialist clinics run by the Medical Team, Nurses and Clinical Nurse Specialists. A number of nurse-led clinics are carried out including phlebotomy, vaccination, skin prick test, HIV, neonatal prolonged jaundice and neonatal thyroid clinics.
The above areas are all situated within our general paediatric Ward. Nurses work closely with other members of the MDT and across departments including the inpatient paediatric ward and the recently opened Children’s Ambulatory Unit (CAU) situated close to the Emergency Department.
The team is also responsible for running booked surgical lists in the purpose built Day Treatment Centre, in conjunction with a play specialist to provide a child friendly environment. Surgery carried out includes Dental, Urology, Ophthalmology and General Surgery.
This post offers an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly motivated registered children’s nurse to develop and extend their clinical skills across a range of areas. We have a small but well established and supportive nursing team, with a Practice Development Nurse to support your learning and professional development needs.
Whittington Health is a thriving and friendly inner city NHS Trust. We are within easy reach of central London and there is good access to the M1 motorway.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Haddy Faye, Senior Sister Roses Day Care/4D on ( Phone number removed ) , email: ( Email address removed ) Or Shadi Saramad, Ward Manager Ifor Ward on ( Phone number removed ) email ( Email address removed )
Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
To comply with the Trust’s Safe Guarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policies, procedures and protocols all individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:
Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successfull completion of a 6 month probabtionary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors
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