At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.
We are currently looking for Band 5 staff nurses to join our team in Acute/Emergency medicine.
This is an exciting opportunity which involves a rotation between our Acute Medical Unit and our Emergency Day Unit.
The Acute Medical Unit is a 54 bedded in- patient area providing care for patients admitted from the Emergency Department. We provide care for patients with a range of medical conditions including those requiring cardiac monitoring, non-invasive ventilation and the frail elderly.
The Emergency Day Unit also admits medical patients from the Emergency Department; these patients have their assessment, treatment and discharge within a 12 hour period.
In both areas our aim is to deliver high quality nursing care based on current evidence in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
We work closely with our medical colleagues and MDT in order to meet the increasing demands of the service while retaining our commitment to patient centred, compassionate care.About You
We are looking for highly motivated, energetic individuals to join our friendly nursing team. You will have an interest in acute medicine and a commitment to providing safe, effective care to a diverse patient population. You will be a confident time manager with the ability to prioritise the clinical needs of acutely unwell patients.
We are committed to staff development and have a dedicated Clinical Practice Facilitator who will support you in developing your acute care skills. We also have established links to other clinical specialties within UCLH offering the opportunity to gain knowledge in a broad range of disciplines.
The post involves a rotational shift pattern of long days, nights, weekends and bank holidays.About Us
The UCLH is a world-class NHS trust made up of the University College Hospital and six specialist hospitals – and we’ve got exciting expansion plans. Offering cutting-edge healthcare, our exceptional team of medical professionals have educated and stimulated their colleagues to go even further in their careers. That’s why we’re so inspiring to work for – because every day offers the chance to become the very best you can be.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, easy and quick transport links to all of our sites.
We are able to offer a range of attractive benefits and unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of courses and programmes ranging from personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills.Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance; Please ensure you are available all day.For further details / informal visits contact:Lisa Sadler Apply All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Fu