Senior Staff Nurse

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
3 Dec 2019
2 Jan 2020

Job Description

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the country's leading teaching hospitals with an international reputation for patient care, education and research.

Benjamin Weir Ward is a 32 bedded ward that specialises in the care of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. This includes a 4-bedded step-down area, which can accommodate patients requiring inotropic, respiratory and cardiac support. We care for patients pre and post cardiac surgery, stepping down patients from CTICU on day 1 post surgery. Additionally we care for a variety of cardiology and thoracic patients.

Ideally youshould have a minimum of18 months experience within Cardiac surgery and must have successfully completed the Mentorship course & either working towards a cardiac module or willing to attend a course. You will be expected to work as an excellent role model as you develop your clinical and leadership skills providing excellent patient care. You will take charge and lead the team with the support of theSenior Sisterwith an emphasis to drive and continually improve patient care and customer service. You will be part of amulti-disciplinary team working closely with doctors, surgeons, Nurse Practitioners, teams of physiotherapists and occupational therapists, as well asthe Cardiothoracic ITU.

So if you are ambitious and want to develop your nursing, cardiac surgery and managementskills and make a real difference caring for cardiac surgery patients this is the job for you.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

Ref: 2125603AA

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