UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.
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This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Are you interested in working within the medical setting doing a rotation across medicine?
Do you have an interest in joining a fast growing trust that delivers excellent patient care?
We can currently offer you a rotational programme across on our acute medical wards; elderly care ; CDU and stroke units . We have a dynamic medical team that specialise in various aspects of medicine. These ward teams also work closely with Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, a Respiratory Support Team and other Multidisciplinary Team within the hospital. We provide an acute level of nursing care which requires skills including central line management, NG and PEG feeding, phlebotomy and cannulation, tracheostomy care and complex care needs. If successful, you would be supported to develop relevant clinical skills. Other learning opportunities include education around tissue viability, NIV training and a number of study days such as an Acute Illness Management course. At University Hospitals Birmingham we value the education of all staff and work hard to provide a range of professional development opportunities.
Our existing nursing team is friendly, dynamic and dedicated to excellent patient care. Good team work and communication are essential. If you think you have the right professional qualities and would like to develop knowledge and skills in medical nursing through becoming a part of our existing team we would love to hear from you. If successful, you would be supported by a dedicated clinical education team both during induction and throughout your career as a nurse working within the speciality of medicine.
We look forward to hearing from you. All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
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