An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Critical Care nurse, with well developed leadership, organisational and clinical skills to extend their experience and development in a high dependency setting. Applicants for this band 6 position must also have evidence of relevant professional development completion of a critical care course would be desirable and if not holding a degree be shown to be working towards it.
It is essential that applicants understand and appreciate the current Fife wide perspective on critical care.
This position will be based in the Surgical High Dependency Unit or Medical High Dependency, however all staff are required to be flexible and redeploy to other critical care areas as activity dictates.
This post is full time, 37.5hours per week working both days and nights with a 12.5hour shift pattern.
The successful applicant will possess proven shift leadership skills at Band 5 level, whilst demonstrating good clinical knowledge and have enthusiasm to support change within the NHS Fife Framework, to deliver Quality, patient centred care.
Experience of work in a critical care setting and /or surgical field is desirable.
Clinical experience of providing care to patients requiring surgical interventions, invasive monitoring and delivering high flow oxygen therapy. A genuine interest in audit and ensuring safe and best practice is delivered within the high dependency setting.
For informal enquiries please contact Senior Charge Nurses Carol Slater (MHDU) or Julie Taylor (SHDU) on 01592 643355 ext 20029 or 29915
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. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.