**INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY**
Are you looking for a new challenge?
Are you committed to developing both personally and professionally?
Do you have extensive clinical skills in Neonates?
Do you have excellent leadership skills?
Are you looking for new ways of working and to drive forward service improvements?
If so, this role could be for you!
Training and support will be provided
Part time or Full Time hours will be considered
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Developmental Band 7 Shift Co-Ordinator for the Neonatal Unit at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
The function of the Shift Co-Ordinator is to ensure that the shift runs as smoothly as can be and that any risks that are identified are escalated and mitigated as much as possible to ensure the safety of the unit. This will mean working with multiple members of the multi disciplinary team both internally and externally to provide assurances and to work with us to consistently approve our services.
Main duties of the job
- To have the necessary skills and knowledge to provide expert care to all categories of neonates and their families in accordance with policies and procedures.
- To take continuing responsibility for the management of the Neonatal Unit and to take charge of the Neonatal Unit as required. To ensure the effective and efficient use of all allocated resources.
- To take a lead role within the senior neonatal nursing team with a special area of interest, such as clinical governance, quality and safety.
- To encourage and participate in research programmes, developing research skills.
- To undertake responsibility for own professional development.
Working for our organisation
The Neonatal Unit at The Princess Royal Hospital is a NNU and consists of 22 cots (3 ITU, 3 HDU and 16 SC). We are part of the West Midlands Operational Delivery Network.
We embrace family-centred care involving parents in all aspects of their baby's care and are proud of the services we deliver. We have a dedicated community team who follows the baby's journey from discharge to support parents and family within the community.
We have achieved stage 1 BFI accreditation and is currently working towards achieving stage 2. We see parents as partners in care and work together to deliver the highest standards of care and to provide the best experience for each neonate within the hospital and community settings
We take pride in what we do and knows the positive impact an educated workforce has on our outcome, hence we have in place bespoke training and support for all staff throughout your employment journey at SaTH. We have an induction and training programme to help you settle into your new role. We actively promote professional development offering opportunities to undertake appropriate training and courses relevant to your role.
The successful candidates will work closely with the neonatal matron and demonstrate clinical credibility, excellent communication and organisational skills, a positive approach to change and positively good leadership skills. You must live our trust values and drive the neonatal service forward through improvement and innovation.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.