STAFF NURSE / OPERATING DEPARTMENT PRACTITIONER

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kinglassie
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY
PLANNED CARE DIRECTORATE - THEATRE RECEPTION/RECOVERY (FIFE WIDE)
STAFF NURSE / OPERATING DEPARTMENT PRACTITIONER
REF NO: HH566/10/17EBL
SALARY: £22,440 - £29,034 PRO RATA
BAND 5 - HOURS: VARIOUS

A post has arisen for a Staff Nurse in Theatre Recovery Area (Fife Wide).

This post involves the immediate pre and post operative/anaesthetic care of both adults and children in a busy theatre environment. You will have experience in caring for surgical and acutely ill patients and be able to deal with clinical emergencies

The post will allow you to develop many extended roles and intensive nursing skills.
You will receive an intensive 6 month orientation programme and will be allocated a mentor to teach all the many skills required of this very interesting and varied job.

Recovery involves care of the unconscious patient with airway adjuncts, pain management, invasive monitoring and management of post theatre complications in a one to one nurse/patient environment.

You will have the opportunity to develop your organisation, communication and management skills.

The Recovery Area has an active staff development programme and gives you the opportunity to work closely with both anaesthetists and surgeons.

Hours will be worked to meet the needs of the service which may include day, night and weekend shifts, if this is required.

Informal enquiries to Senior Charge Nurse Emery on telephone numberext 29108.

*Please note: All interview letters are now being sent by e-mail. Please ensure you include the correct e-mail address on your application and check your e-mail regularly including your spam folder.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

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We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 12TH JANUARY 2018