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Pre-assessment Nurse Practitioners
Ashford & St. Peters Hospitals Foundation Trust are looking for competent nurses able to support the peri-operative (Pre-op) assessment of patients prior to their date of surgery. The Pre-op team cover both Ashford & St. Peters hospitals; providing a One-Stop Shop facility (alongside our waiting list pool) for all patients (Surgical, Orthopaedics); providing senior nursing support and advice for all complex and non-complex surgery. The post holder will be expected to work on both of the Trust’s hospital sites & be flexible in their working for any implementation of services in the future.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team of experienced Pre-operative nurses. We look to ensure a quality focussed and safe assessment service for all patients. You would be providing nurse led complex and non-complex peri-operative risk assessment, undertaking a variety of skills and on-going competencies to assist in the smooth running and delivery of the service.
You will need to have a minimum of three years recent experience in an acute setting (ideally within Surgery/Orthopaedics or pre-assessment), be able to use your own initiative, work well under pressure, and have a flexible attitude to your work. You need to have expanded clinical skills to ensure the provision of safe and effective patient care. You must also possess excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills.
In return, you will be working with a friendly, supportive and flexible team who are committed to providing an excellent service. We are also committed to looking at your own personal development to help you to develop your skills and knowledge and to work effectively and efficiently in your role.
If you would like further information regarding either posts, please contact:
1) Tracy Parry ( Phone number removed ) bleep 8254
2) Karen Andrews on ( Phone number removed ) ,
Closing Date: 23rd October 2016
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