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Staff Nurse

Nhs Fife
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18 Sep 2021

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Ward 41 are currently recruiting Registered Nurses to Acute Medicine of the Elderly. We are looking for nurses who wish to develop skills in Medicine of the Elderly as well as nurses who are experienced in this specialty. We have an innovative frailty model in place at the point of admission. This enables the team to identify appropriate acute admissions into Acute Medicine of the elderly wards. The experience available to you in Medicine of the Elderly is defined within a specialist competency framework which will enable you to develop a range of skills; behaviours and knowledge to care for and support older people and where appropriate their relatives and carers. All qualities that are transferrable to many care settings and other inpatient specialties.

It is a developing specialty which offers the opportunity to care for older people who have complex conditions and acute delirium which can be challenging but highly rewarding.

You will be joining a well motivated and dynamic multi-disciplinary team who strive to deliver the highest level of care possible. Applicants must have acute hospital experience. In addition to your clinical skills we are interested in your attitude and passion for working in Medicine of the Elderly, as well as demonstration of personal values aligned to those of our team.

For informal enquiries please contact Senior Charge Nurse Karen Cafferkey on 01592 643355 ext 27928

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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