Staff Nurse - Florence Nightingale Ward

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
15 Jan 2019
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area RespiratoryGrade Band 5Contract PermanentHours 37.50 Hours Per WeekJob ref 431-MED-6478-C Site Basildon & Thurrock University HospitalsTown BasildonSalary £23,023 - £29,608 pa pro rataClosing 28/01/2019 23:59

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!

Florence Nightingale Ward is a general medical ward for patients who come into hospital either as a planned or an emergency admission. The ward specializes in the care of patients with respiratory conditions and provides:

1. tests and investigations

2. treatment of a range of respiratory conditions

3. non-invasive ventilation for patients who have severe respiratory failure
symptom management and diagnostic therapies, including blood gas
analysis and oxygen trials.

4. chest-drain procedure room with ultrasonic imaging equipment

An acute respiratory care unit providing high dependency care for patients with acute respiratory conditions.

Staff work closely with the respiratory nurse specialists, lung cancer nurse specialists, sleep services and TB nurse specialists.

BTUH is an equal opportunities employer. Please let us know if you have any special requirements regarding your application or possible interview.

All communication regarding the post will be sent electronically and we would appreciate that you check your junk or spam folders. We will be in contact with candidates where possible however, if you have not been contacted within 14 days from closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

We have a range of benefits applicable to staff so please look at the BTUH website for futher information.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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