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Pre-Assessment Nurse

Job Description

Pre-Assessment Nurse

Location: Plymouth

Salary: £27,500-£29,000 (£14.10-£14.87 per hour)

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Further Details:

We are currently looking for an experienced and passionate Pre-Assessment Nurse to join a friendly and down to earth Outpatients team at a reoutable Treatment Centre in Plymouth. The Treatment Centre is warm and welcoming and specialises in hip and knee joint replacements, shoulder repair, hand and elbow surgery, foot surgery and minor Orthopaedic procedures. They also deliver Ophthalmology, General and ENT surgery. The facilities are state-of-the-art with a mixture of theatres and treatment rooms and are set in a location that is easily accessible via public transport links around Plymouth.

What you'll be doing:

  • As Pre-Assessment Nurse you will be reporting to the Outpatient Manager and will function as a clinical practitioner within the outpatient and pre-assessment service
  • As Pre-Assessment Nurse you will be undertaking physical examination and history taking in order to assess suitability for elective procedure and to identify risk factors
  • As Pre-Assessment Nurse you will be carrying out appropriate clinical investigations according to agreed protocols to aid thorough assessment of the patient prior to admission e.g. bloods, ECG, MRSA swabbing, MSU
  • As Pre-Assessment Nurse you will be performing a thorough nursing assessment of patients including active planning of patient discharge by liaising with relevant members of the multi-disciplinary team

What you'll need:

  • As Pre-Assessment Nurse you will have recent experience at Band 5 or equivalent in an acute surgical setting
  • As Pre-Assessment Nurse you will have experience in a pre-assessment/outpatient setting
  • As Pre-Assessment Nurse you will have the ability to teach/train/ develop Health Care Assistants
  • NMC Registered Nurse Part 1

Benefits Package:

  • Excellent Induction Plan
  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Extensive induction
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Child care vouchers
  • Career progression
  • Free uniform
  • Paid DBS
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Pay enhancements for bank holidays
  • Discounts for various shops and companies

If you would like any more information and/or to apply for this position please email your CV to or contact Jessica Osborne on 014897742

This location is commutable from: Plymouth, Efford, Southway, Woolwell