Nursing - Staff Nurse - Trauma and Orthopeadics

  • Job Type Trauma and Orthopeadics
  • Salary £23,023-£29,608 per annum
  • Closing Date 19/12/2018
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SSN-634
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Are you a passionate, ambitious, motivated individual? If so then we need you to join our busy and enthusiastic orthopaedic trauma team.

The ward is made up of 29 beds, looking after a range of patients who have suffered various types of orthopaedic trauma. You will develop skills in looking after pre and post op theatre patients. Learn how to recognise the deteriorating patient and be able to escalate to the appropriate team. You will gain experience and knowledge in all areas of patient care from admission to discharge. Working closely with the multi disciplinary team. We also have a dedicated trauma nurse and orthogeriatric doctor, who work with us to ensure care of the highest standard.

We offer a period of induction, with a strong commitment to training and development. We hope to support you with the opportunity to undertake university courses, to allow you to further your knowledge and skills. We aim to recruit an enthusiastic staff nurse, who is committed to providing care of the highest standard, with a caring and compassionate attitude. The role is a demanding one that requires a committed positive approach to service improvement.

The successful candidate will be required to participate in internal rotation of shifts. You will need to be a clinical role model, with the willingness to contribute to the development of the team, aswell as your own personal growth. You will need excellent communication skills, including verbal, non verbal and written, as well as being able to work effectively as part of the team.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right person.

It’s very important that we select the right nurses to come and work for us. The selection process for all nursing posts will include a Conversions, Medicines Management and Nursing Practice Numeracy Test. You will be invited to sit these assessments if you are successful for the position.

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