We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic Band 5 Staff Nurse or ODP, full time to complement our existing Surgical Assessment Suite and Pre-Operative team at RSH. The role of the successful candidate is to primarily support the Sister of the SAS in the planning and coordination of admissions with bookings and waiting list departments. On the day of surgery to ensure that patients are fully prepared, ready to go to theatre for their operation. In addition the successful candidate will be undertaking telephone pre operative assessments. All staff rotate through both SAS and Pre Op Assessment.
Training and professional development are well supported within the department to enable the successful candidate to build on existing skills and knowledge.
The Unit is currently open Monday to Friday between 7am and 6pm 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. IT skills are essential.The successful candidates should also be able to demonstrate a desire and willingness to contibute and be involved in the development of our Surgical assessment Suite and Pre Op Unit.
SAS and Pre Op are a small cohesive team which is a very friendly and rewarding area in which to work.