Pre-Assessment Nurse - Part Time

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Plymouth, Devon
Salary
25500.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Pre-Assessment Nurse

Part Time - 22.5 hours

Plymouth

Pro Rata Salary - £25,500 - £27,500

We are looking for a Registered General Nurse to join our clients multidisciplinary team in outpatients in Somerset working 22.5 hours per week. With an excellent reputation our client has been delivering high quality care to NHS patients in Plymouth for a large number of years. Our client offers high quality elective surgery for the local populations of Devon and Cornwall, specialising in hip and knee joint replacements, shoulder repair, hand and elbow surgery, foot surgery and minor orthopaedic procedures. They also deliver Ophthalmology, General and ENT surgery. Not only are their facilities state-of-the-art, with our client, you will be able to focus on what really matters; delivering a high standard of patient care. You will also be able to benefit from their fully supported training programmes, on site café and free parking.

Key Responsibilities

As an experienced Nurse you will assist in the efficient running of the outpatient and perioperative service and co-ordinate the patient's hospital admission from pre-admission to discharge ensuring that the patient's needs are met, integrating high quality care in the most cost-effective setting. In addition you will organise and undertake pre-admission screening of selected patients ensuring they are fit for surgery at the given site on the date allocated, taking the lead on developing the pre-assessment process to be nurse led where appropriate.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

- Knowledge and skills of acute surgical care provision

- Up to date hands on clinical skills including phlebotomy, IV drug administration and performing ECGs

- Recent, relevant experience in acute care or elective surgical nursing

For more information and or to apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on and or email