Staff Nurse: Acute Assessment Unit (AAU)

6 days left

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Charing Cross Hospital

The acute assessment unit (AAU) is a new unit providing urgent assessment, investigation and treatment to patients requiring emergency medical or surgical care.

The emphasis is on the prompt management of patients to assess the need for inpatient care, treatment and/or subsequent discharge or transfer. Patients may be treated as inpatients or outpatients. The AAU has the capacity for 17 patients, consisting of trolleyed areas within bays. It also has a room for use in emergency situations and resuscitation.

The unit is staffed by an experienced team of nurse practitioners, staff nurses and advanced health care assistants who have extended their scope of practice to meet the patients’ needs.

Our focus is on developing the nursing leaders of the future. After all, what use are the best facilities if we don’t have the best people to work with them? We offer strong support networks for preceptorship, mentorship and professional development to ensure you get the very best from your career with us. It’s a chance to develop your skills as part of a highly capable team where you’re guaranteed opportunities to learn and develop.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and in partnership with imperial college London is one of the UK 's first academic health science centres (AHSCs). The creation of the AHSC is a major advance for patient care, clinical teaching and scientific invention and innovation. We strive for excellence ambition and innovation and are passionate about the quality of care we deliver to our patients.

We are interested in people who can be developed along the Trusts core values of Care, Aspirational, Kind and Expert. We encourage everyone at the Trust to work together as part of Team Imperial to ensure we achieve the best in everything we do - now and in the future.

Our Central and West London hospitals attract some of the best people from all over the world. You could be one of them.