The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.
The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.
BAND 5 STAFF NURSE
Full time, 375 hours posts and part-time post (30 hours)
Are you passionate about patient care?
Are you interested in working in a friendly and busy ward?
Vacancies have arisen on the Gynaecology Ward for enthusiastic and motivated Staff Nurses to facilitate the provision of high quality specialist care to patients with Gynaecological disorders to join our team. The ward presents a challenging and interesting environment with many opportunities for learning and development, whilst being supported by an experienced nursing team.
The Gynaecology Ward consists of 22 in-patient beds caring for a wide variety of patients including women recovering from gynaecological surgery, early pregnancy complications and gynaecological disorders. It also incorporates a day surgery unit.
The ward is supported by an Early Gynaecology Clinic that assesses and manages patients with gynaecological/early pregnancy issues. These ladies may then be admitted to the ward. The ward is also supported by an established urogynae and endometriosis service with specialist nurses in post to provide advice and teaching.
This post is ideal for the newly qualified nurse or for someone wishing to develop their interest in women’s health. You will be working within a team, caring for a designated group of patients planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care. You will have the opportunity to develop an area of special interest and will need to contribute towards audit and Trust initiatives
You will receive an orientation period during which you will be able to work with the clinical nurse specialist for urogynaecology and visit other areas related to women’s health, and you will have a named mentor.
You will be working a rota of days, nights, weekend and bank holiday shifts.
For further details / informal visits contact:
If you are interested in finding out more or to arrange an informal visit, then please ring ( Phone number removed ) /2 and ask to speak to either Sister Liz Barber or Team leaders Clare Winfield and Holly Attle.
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Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.
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