Staff Nurse - Ortho/Spinal Surgery (FTC)

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Khadeejah Khalid

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Job ref: TLCKK13
Published: about 1 year ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Nurse (Band 5) to join our client's Orthopaedics & Spinal Surgery Unit on a 12-month fixed term contract. They are offering a competitive inclusive salary range of £35,743 - £42,956 per annum, plus a fantastic array of benefits. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Delivery of individualised patient care of the highest standard, acting as the named nurse, ensuring the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation is in line with evidence base practices.

  • Promote safe practice and professional conduct, and competent in the recognition of life threatening/ emergency situations.

  • Organise workload in-line with clinical priorities and establish good working relationships with specialist practitioners and the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the effective care and treatment of patients.

  • Ensure legibility and accuracy of nursing records and be aware of the legal implications of these documents.

  • Contribute to research and development programmes as well as uphold quality initiatives that improve ‘customer/patient care’ as well as participate in the audit process where appropriate.

Skills & Experience

  • Registered General Nurse with valid NMC registration.

  • Post registration acute surgical ward experience.

  • Sound and evidence-based knowledge in general nursing and experience within Orthopaedic and/or Spinal surgery care would be desirable but not essential as full training is provided.

  • Excellent clinical skills, but not limited to, ECGs, Phlebotomy, wound care/management.

  • Excellent communication and time management skills and is respectful to a diverse range of patients from various cultures and backgrounds, with the confidence to assess situations and make clinical decisions appropriately.