STROKE SPECIALIST NURSE

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kinglassie
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY
EMERGENCY CARE DIRECTORATE – WARD 42
STROKE SPECIALIST NURSE
REF NO: HH664/12/17EBL
SALARY: £26,830 - £35,933
BAND 6 – HOURS: 37.5

An exciting opportunity has become available for a senior registered nurse to become a second stroke specialist nurse working as part of the stroke team based on the Stroke Unit, Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy. You must be keen to enhance and develop your experience and clinical skills working with patients and carers following acute Transient Ischaemic Attack and Stroke. You should have a commitment to stroke medicine, patient centred care and supporting effective team working. You will be expected to work independently providing specialist nursing input, support and information to both inpatients and also in an outpatient setting. Key to this role is identification, triage, assessment and management of stroke or TIA patients including involvement in thrombolysis, as part of the acute stroke team. The role includes audit and ensuring standards relating to stroke care are achieved working closely with members of the stroke unit.
You will be expected to ensure safe and effective care that enhances the patient experience and contributes to the delivery of the organisation's objectives.

You should have significant post registration experience, including relevant experience working within stroke care and be able to demonstrate good clinical and professional practice development through experience and theoretical knowledge. You must understand the complexities of caring for individuals with acute and chronic stroke illnesses. This post is 37.5 hour per week predominantly worked over 5 weekdays.

For informal enquiries please contact Moira Dinverno, Senior Charge Nurse onext 20147.

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.

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

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 9TH JANUARY 2018