The Unit, which is the North West Centre for Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, includes the development of a VAD (ventricular assist device) programme, an established respiratory ECMO service and as part of our heart failure service we are able to provide cardiac ECMO. It consists of a 26 bedded purpose built Cardiothoracic Critical Care Unit and 5 bedded satellite Post Operative Recovery Unit, combining both level 3 and level 2 care. As a team, we are committed to delivering the highest standards of care, and encourage and support staff development with the employment of full time practice based educators.
We are a major acute teaching Trust, recognised as a centre of clinical excellence and providing a wide range of health services to the areas of South Manchester, South Trafford, North East Cheshire and West Stockport.
You will be a committed, enthusiastic nurse joining our busy Regional Cardiothoracic Critical Care Unit. You will be able to demonstrate strong verbal and numerical skills and provide evidence of your commitment to continuing professional development. Rotation onto night duty is an essential part of the post.
Orientation, induction and mentorship programmes are fully established and we have links with the Critical Care Institute and other educational providers within Greater Manchester to support your development.
Being a nurse at UHSM means:
• You will be regarded as an equal by doctors, consultants and managers
• You will have fantastic learning facilities and development opportunities
• You will be respected, trusted, supported and rewarded
It's the way nursing should be.
South Manchester is a diverse location with easy links to Manchester City Centre, great shopping, night life and sporting events. There is more than 500 square miles of inspiring woodland and countryside, crisscrossed by historical waterways and dotted with picturesque towns and fascinating attractions that make for great days out of the city.
If you would like to develop your career and be part of our exciting development across cardiothoracic critical care service please contact us.
For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information and informal visit please contact:
Sisters Berni Campbell or Sue Tiley by telephone: ( Phone number removed )
PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.
UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.
Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.
E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.
One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.
oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.
Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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