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Pre-Assessment Nurse posted by Eclypse Recruitment

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Full Time
Plymouth
£27,000 - £28,500 / year

Job Description

Pre-Assessment Nurse

£27,500 - £28,000

Plymouth

Pre-Assessment Nurse

required for this Treatment Centre part of an independent hospital in Plymough. This service provides surgery, and outpatient and diagnostic services, Day case and inpatient surgery specialities including major and minor orthopaedics, ears nose and throat, and general surgery
This service is OUTSTANDING voted in the top 3 hospitals in the country to achieve such recognition

Medical and Nursing


Key Responsibilities


Reporting to the Outpatient Manager, you will function as a clinical practitioner within the outpatient and pre-assessment service and will take responsibility for the delivery of patient care. Key duties to include:

  • Undertaking physical examination and history taking in order to assess suitability for elective procedure and to identify risk factors
  • 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
  • Performing a thorough nursing assessment of patients including active planning of patient discharge by liaising with relevant members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Collaborating with the medical staff to ensure that patients are medically cleared for surgery thereby reducing the number of patient cancellations.

Skills & Experience

  • Recent experience at Band 5 or equivalent in an acute surgical setting
  • Experience in a pre-assessment/outpatient setting
  • The ability to teach/train/ develop Health Care Assistants
  • Familiarity with Safety and Infection control policy and procedures

Qualifications

  • NMC Registered Nurse Part 1
  • Basic/ Intermediate Life Support Skills
  • ECG, Venepuncture training.

As well as an attractive salary, you will also be able to benefit from fully supported training programmes, on site café and free parking.

This role is FULL TIME 37.5 hours per week covering the treatment centre openings on Monday - Friday

If you would like to apply for this role please submit your CV to Caroline: [Click here to apply]

Keywords: RGN, pre-assessment Nurse, assessment, Plymouth, medical and nursing, NMC, registered nurse, surgery, infection control, life support skills, acute surgical, practice nurse, ward nurse

Reference Number

VAC-19115

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