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Staff Nurse Theatre Recovery

Nhs Fife
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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Are you ready for a change and would like to develop your skills in a new direction? Would you like to try one to one nursing?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for dynamic, motivated Staff Nurses/ODPs to join our team in the Theatre Recovery Area. Specialities include, Emergency (CEPOD), Orthopaedic Trauma, ENT, Max Fax, General, Ophthalmology, Gynae, Vascular, Urology, Dental and Robotic assisted Surgery

You will work alongside a dedicated, supportive friendly team, who provide high standards of care and work cohesively as a team. Recovery can be an intense fast paced environment where every day offers new challenges and learning opportunities

This post involves the immediate post operative/anaesthetic care of both adults and children in a busy theatre environment. You will ideally have experience in caring for surgical and acutely ill patients and be able to deal with clinical emergencies.

Recovery nursing involves the care of the unconscious patient with airway adjuncts, pain management, invasive monitoring and management of post theatre complications in a one to one nurse/patient environment.

If successful you will receive a comprehensive 6 month orientation programme and will be allocated a mentor. Advanced airway management skills will be taught by Anaesthetists and Senior Recovery Practitioners.

The post will allow you to develop many extended roles and intensive nursing skills in this very interesting and varied job.

The Recovery Area has a very successful in-service training programme and gives you the opportunity to be taught by anaesthetists, surgeons and clinical experts.

Hours will be worked to meet the needs of the service which may include day, night and weekend shifts, if this is required

We would welcome any enquiries for this exciting post
Enquires to SCN Emery 01592 643355 Ext 29101

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.
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