Band 5 Staff Nurse Recovery London - Royal Brompton HospitalSalary: £21,909 to £28,462pa + HCAS Hours Per Week: 37.5 Hours/WeekJob Type: Permanent
Do you want to develop in a friendly and progressive environment? Join the team in the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust is the UK's largest post-graduate specialist heart and lung centre. We are a world famous organisation with a proud history in the investigation, treatment and research of heart and lung disease. We strive to ensure our patients get the first class service they deserve.
The Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU)/Recovery is a fast paced, innovative and dynamic environment where continual learning is firmly embedded in our culture.
The Trust are committed to helping you realise your potential and this is reflected through personalised training and development plans and generous study leave.
We are looking to recruit band 5 nurses who have excellent care values, a strong sense of team spirit and are keen to develop their skills to join their Post Anaesthetic Care Unit
They are a 10-bedded unit recovering cardiac, thoracic and invasive cardiology patients of all ages and offer a Monday to Saturday service. The team work a shift pattern which includes rotation to night shifts.
Candidates will ideally have some prior experience in critical care or recovery nursing. We require all applicants to have experience in an acute surgical setting. They will tailor the induction and training to the individual candidate and provide support for those with minimal experience of caring for sedated and mechanically ventilated patients. New staff will be fully supported through our excellent induction and mentorship programme
There are a variety of development opportunities for successful candidates, including ILS, EPLS, mentorship and critical care or recovery diploma/degree modules as well as a range of in-house study days.
Your role will involve
Responsible for planning and delivering appropriate care to patients on the ward
Ability to recognise problems early and take appropriate action
IV Cannulation, Phlebotomy
Maintain a safe environment for patients under your care
Any other ad hoc duties required by senior members of staff
To be considered for this role you would have:
Registered General Nursing Degree
Experience of working within a surgical environment, ideally 1 years post grad however with the relevant experience you would still be considered
Adapt easily to a team dynamic
Attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure