PR055076 -Senior Charge Nurse

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29 Jun 2021

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At Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin we are looking for a Senior Charge Nurse to lead the Emergency Department (ED) and Acute Medical Assessment Unit (AMAU) who can demonstrate high quality communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to inspire, empower and motivate the nursing teams.

The candidate should ideally have worked in a Senior Charge Nurse position or held a Senior Staff Nurse post and have a good understanding of the role of the Senior Charge Nurse and the requirements under Leading Better Care.

The Emergency Department receives patients from different specialities therefore experience in acute medicine and/or surgery/orthopaedic and paediatrics is essential and knowledge or experience in patient pathways will be advantageous. AMAU incorporates an Ambulatory Emergency Clinic and receives medical admissions from GPs and as emergencies from ED.

The post holder will be a role model having previously demonstrated excellent leadership and change management skills in relation to team motivation, delivering on service provision, redesign and quality improvement and be able to provide expert professional and clinical advice. You should have a genuine interest in balancing exemplary patient centred care with the need to maintain appropriate safe flow of patients through the departments at all times.

You should have evidence of continued professional development along with all standard mandatory and statutory training up to date. You should be creative enthusiastic and poses a can do attitude with the wish to offer our patients the best experience possible whilst in our department.

Elgin in the North East Scotland is a great place to live and work, lying between the coast of the Moray Firth and the mountains of the Highlands and the Cairngorm National Park. The Moray area is beautiful and enjoys its own sheltered microclimate. Mountain sports, world class fishing and golf and the finest whisky are on our doorstep.

An excellent quality of life and superb schools are to be found here. Elgin, the county town of Moray has all the amenities you would expect and is in easy reach of Inverness and Aberdeen.

You will be coming to work in a hospital with a friendly atmosphere, great facilities, excellent teaching and development opportunities and an environment focused on innovation and improvement.

An attractive relocation allowance of up to £8,000 is available to successful candidates.

For informal enquiries please contact Diane Vass, Nurse Manager on 07787151978 or 01343 567900 or by email to

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