Nursing - Tissue Viability Nurse

  • Job Type Tissue Viability
  • Salary £33,222 - £43,041 per annum
  • Closing Date 18/09/2018
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-TVN-448
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours

Do you want to be part of an organisation that has the vision to provide the safest and kindest care in the NHS?   Are you committed to make a real difference in relation to safer patient outcomes?

If so, we have an exciting and challenging role for a highly motivated individual with current tissue viability experience and excellent interpersonal skills to work within the Tissue Viability Team in the Trust. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced nurse to take the next step in their career within the field of tissue viability and really make a difference to patients.

It is vital that you will be able to demonstrate our Trust Values:

  • Proud To Care
  • We Value Respect
  • Make It Happen
  • Together We Achieve

The main focus of the role is to provide clinical expertise and professional advice to patients and the multi-disciplinary team, manage complex wounds, support and lead other members of the team, provide education and training relating to tissue viability to trust staff and undertake clinical audits when required. You will lead the development and implementation of innovative ways of working in relation to tissue viability specialist practice.

This role is patient facing so excellent communication and negotiating skills are required and you should be confident and have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people to establish and maintain internal and external contacts.

The successful applicant will need to be able to cope with a demanding workload and ever-changing priorities. The role will require the successful applicant to work on both sites within the Trust (The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital) whilst providing a 9 -5pm Monday to Friday tissue viability service.

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