Trauma & Orthopaedic Nurses

Sterling Cross Ltd
Burton upon Trent
£22,128 - 28,747 per year
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Location: Burton

Salary: £22,128 to £28,747 per annum

Description: This hospital provides acute hospital services for the residents of Burton upon Trent and the surrounding areas.

The Trust are looking for ambitious people that are passionate about what they do and are ready to help "Be The Best". Join them and help make a real difference in local healthcare. In return for the PRIDE you show them in your work, they offer you professional development opportunities, rapid progression paths, supportive and encouraging teams, as well as flexibility and the opportunity to work across disciplines and rotations, within a friendly and warm working environment, and a host of benefits to aid your work/life balance.

Part time and full time opportunities available

Person Specification: The hospital are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to join their nursing teams, incorporating the care of trauma, elective and orthogeriatric patients.

You will be responsible for delivering quality nursing care that supports the department to provide a quality service that responds to the needs of their orthopaedic patients.

The hospital offer a pathway for efficient, safe and effective management of patients with a fractured neck or femur, and an enhanced recovery programme for patients undergoing elective hip and knee replacement surgery. They have a full multidisciplinary approach to their care with ward-based physiotherapists and occupational therapists, and a daily multi-disciplinary team meeting.

A new, and exciting opportunity awaits for you to gain experience in caring for many aspects within the specialty, including rotation between the trauma and elective wards, and completion of their local competency-based training programme, which focuses on aspects of orthopaedic nursing care, including pain management, orthopaedic emergencies and the management of the acutely ill patient.

There are 10 Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeons and one orthogeriatrician who all work very closely with the nursing team striving to provide a quality service.

You will be required to work flexibly across the 24-hour shift pattern and take part in the internal rotation system.

Benefits: Health and Wellbeing, Financial, On-site Nursery, Car Leasing Scheme & Car Parking Scheme.