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Staff Nurse - Surgery Specialities

Job Description

Are you committed to delivering the best of care through the best of people?

Staff Nurse – Co-ordinated Surgical Directorate - Band 5 (£21,909-£28,462)
Medway NHS Foundation Trust is unique – undergoing transformational changes within the organisation that provides an extensive range of clinical services to a diverse population of approximately 400,000 across Medway and Swale. We are looking for a Staff Nurse who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.
Staff Nurse
• To ensure that patients’ receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines
• Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that high quality, current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided from admission through to discharge

We have opportunities to work in:
Elective Services
Surgery, General Surgery, Urology, Breast Care, Colorectal, Vascular
Emergency Surgical Services
Trauma & Orthopedics, Orthotics, Surgical Assessment
Outpatients & Imaging
Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Outpatients, Medical Infusion Suite.

Please note well will endeavor to place you in your chosen area should you be successful in your interview, however, this is subject to vacancy rates and suitability of skills/ experience in your chosen area.

You will share our values and have our ambition to be the BEST!
To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply below
Medway Maritime Hospital will become a smoke free site on Monday 17 October 2016. This means that from this date, smoking will be completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors. This will ensure that the hospital is a better place to work and a better place for our patients to be treated.

If you are currently a smoker and would like to receive free stop smoking advice, please contact the Medway Stop Smoking Service on  ( Phone number removed )  or  ( Phone number removed ) .”

For further details / informal visits contact:
Laura Baldwin / Katie Walker
Workforce Resourcing Assistant
ext. 3255 / 6948

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications.

Successful applicants will be notified of interview arrangements via e-mail, sms text or telephone from our resoricing team or a link via trac.job

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity for everyone and will guarantee an interview to any disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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