Staff Nurse - Pre-Assessment

Washington, Tyne and Wear, England
NE38 7HZ
Pay
£ 0.0 - 0.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
6 Nov 2020
Closes
5 Dec 2020

Job Description

Staff Nurse | Pre-Operative Assessment | Band 5/6 equivalent |Monday to Saturday - Full time hours| Washington | Learning and advancement opportunities

Due to expansion the Spire Washington Hospital is recruiting for an enthusiastic and committed Staff nurse. You will be based in our Pre-Assessment unit working alongside an experienced and dynamic team, covering a wide variety of specialisms. This unmissable opportunity will enable you to further develop your clinical skills in a modern and supportive environment.

Spire Washington is a 35 in-patient bedded hospital with 10 consultation and 2 treatment rooms based just off junction 63 of the A1 with great commuter links. Our Hospital offers a range of services and facilities including four operating theatres covering specialities including Orthopaedics and Gynaecology and a full Diagnostic suite.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • You will support in assessing patient's health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload
  • Undertake electronic pre-operative assessment of patients
  • Identify and escalate patients of concern against the hospital's admission criteria to senior nursing staff
  • Ability to undertake a full patient health assessment and triage their pre-operative assessment requirements
  • Assist in the delivery of care to meet the individuals' health and wellbeing needs
  • Provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information
  • Develop own knowledge and skills and that of others
  • Promote best practice in health and safety and security
  • Assist in maintaining and developing services

Who we're looking for:
  • You will be a Registered Nurse with no restrictions on practise
  • Be used to working in teams with minimum supervision
  • Experience of working in an acute environment
  • Competence across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge acquired through state registration
  • A surgical background is desirable but we are happy to consider Nurses with an interest in developing their experience in this field
  • Advanced IT skills for electronic pre-operative assessment system
  • Phlebotomy, venepuncture and ECG skills desirable (or willing to be trained).
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Pre-Operative Assessment Association course desirable (or willing to undertake this course within 12 months of employment)

Benefits:

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Sherine Lowers @ Apply

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.
Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

Ref: 2800

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