Nursing - Staff Nurse/ODP

  • Job Type Pre Operative Assessment
  • Salary £22,128 - £28,746
  • Closing Date 29/04/2018
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SSN-175
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week
  • Contact Fiona Schofield
  • Telephone 01743 492402 RSH ex 1324/PRH ex 4924

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Band 5 Staff Nurse or ODP to complement our existing Pre-Operative Assessment team at RSH We currently have a permanent full time position. The successful candidate will be expected to take undertake Pre Operative Assessments for patients undergoing elective surgery, ensuring that they are safely prepared both physically and mentally for surgery. At RSH the Surgical Admissions Suite is within the Pre-Operative assessment area and all staff rotate through both areas.

The successful candidate will be well supported in gaining the skills required within Pre Operative Assessment area and the units are pro active in respect of training and professional development. The Unit is currently open Monday to Friday between 7am and 8pm and Saturday working when required. Cross-site working may be necessary as per contract to maintain the service. Our aim is to provide the very highest standards of care to patients and relatives alike, ensuring privacy and dignity is maintained at all times.

The candidate should possess a registered nursing or ODP qualification, be highly motivated, enthusiastic and a team player. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written are essential and in addition, the candidates are required to provide evidence that they are able to work on their own initiative and prioritise their workload. The successful candidates should also be able to demonstrate a desire and willingness to contribute and be involved in the development of our Pre Operative service. In return, we will support your continued professional development and would welcome you to be part of our friendly team.

Part time hours may be considered

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