The Transplant Unit at UHSM is the North West’s only cardiopulmonary failure, transplantation and ventricular support device programme.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic nurse to develop skills to manage our patients complex & highly specialist needs.
As a team we are committed to delivering the highest standards of care with a multi-disciplinary approach.
As a nurse at UHSM you will benefit from a number of educational programs and career paths.
We are committed to the career development of our nurses and will assist you to develop your career in a highly specialized clinical area.
In addition, you will find that all UHSM cardio-thoracic nurses are respected for their science, compassion, skill and expertise. Nurses collaborate with physicians on numerous projects.
We are a 16 bedded specialist ward admitting patients for pre/post-operative and ongoing care. The ward incorporates 8 high observation beds providing a healthy patient to nurse ratio of between 4-6 patients dependent on acuity.
The role will suit newly qualified or experienced nurses who are eager to expand and progress their nursing practice.
On appointment the successful candidate/s will receive full support and advice in education and preceptorship with one of our senior nurses.
You will be a committed, enthusiastic and a caring individual with an interest in joining our busy regional cardiopulmonary failure & transplant unit.
You will be able to demonstrate strong communication & numerical skills & provide evidence of your commitment to continuing professional development.
A flexible approach to shift patterns is essential. Flexible working hours include part time and job share.
The trust offers accommodation for staff who want to relocate to this vibrant & diverse city- see additional information for details.
UHSM offer staff salary sacrifice schemes including the bike scheme, car leasing & child care vouchers.
UHSM is a family friendly trust we provide staff with a dedicated child care coordinator, child care vouchers, an onsite preschool nursery & will consider flexible working with a flexible working policy.
If you would like to develop your career & be part of our exciting developments across cardiopulmonary failure, support & transplantation services please contact us.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Elaine Brazil Ward Manager ( Email address removed )
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Lianne Lowrey Deputy Ward Manager
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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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