- Ludlow, UK
- Full-time employment
- Apply by 07 Jan, 2019
- Posted on 08 Nov, 2018
- Start date:
- Visa Sponsor
- £ 29,608.0 per year
We are a specialist Foundation Trust with a global reputation for innovation and, most importantly, excellent patient care. Giving our nurses the time to work with compassion, and giving our patients the first class care they deserve is our top priority. Professional development within our friendly and supportive teams is also a high priority, and we can help you grow a successful career. If this is ticking your boxes – we’d love to meet you at our Recruitment Day on Sunday 25th November. Whether you are about to qualify, newly qualified or an experienced Staff Nurse, we want to meet you because we have great opportunities to offer you.
We are recruiting for Registered Nurses across our hospital. We currently have vacancies within our Surgery Divisions (Clwyd Ward, Powys Ward, Kenyon Ward, HDU, Ludlow Ward, and Oswald Ward). Powys, Clwyd, and Kenyon Wardsare acute inpatient wards receiving a diverse group of patients across all sub specialities of orthopaedics (including arthroplasty, revision surgery, upper limb, lower limb, sports injuries and spinal disorders). They provide nursing for orthopaedic conditions such as complex revision surgery.Kenyon Wardled by Ward Manager Hayley Woodcock has 14-beds.Powys WardandClwyd Wardboth have 28-beds, and are led by Ward Managers Anne Lloyd and Deb Povall respectively. These in-patient ward areas provide a great environment to develop skills and knowledge in relation to orthopaedic care. Following clinical pathways and working alongside the multi-disciplinary team nurse led discharge by criteria is promoted. A vast range of clinical skills can be developed such as venepuncture, cannulation, catheterisation, wound care and removal of surgical drains within a supportive and encouraging learning environment. Oswald Wardis part of the Oswestry Bone Cancer Centre that is commissioned by NHS England Highly Specialised Services to diagnose suspected and treat, rehabilitate and monitor confirmed patients with primary malignant bone tumours. In addition, patients with soft tissue sarcomas, metastatic bone disease, and benign bone and soft tissue tumours are investigated, treated and monitored. Oswald Ward, led by Ward Manager Donna St John, is a 10- bedded ward made up of single side rooms for in-patient services and works closely with our Montgomery Unit which provides the specialist out-patient service.
OurHigh Dependency Unit, (HDU), is an anaesthetic led, 7-bedded purpose built facility led by Ward Manager Lowri Mansell. HDU provides a high standard of skilled, responsive and quality nursing care, delivered by a named nurse for patients. They care for patients who have undergone extensive or complicated orthopaedic surgery or who have been identified at the Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic who may require closer post-operative nursing care. Additionally, our HDU provides care to our patients who are being nursed on the general wards, whose condition is deteriorating clinically, or are causing concern. HDU provides close nursing monitoring and interventions to level 2 patients and also has an Outreach Team that follow up all HDU patients upon discharge to one of our ward’s to ensure clinical progress continues. Ludlow Ward is a 16 bedded Private Patient Unit with accommodation of NHS patients led by Ward Manager Helen Cooper. The Unit includes its own designated Outpatient Department and is accredited to the highest quality standard, ISO 9001. Ludlow provides care for patients undergoing treatment for; bone, joint and muscular conditions; hip/knee replacement and reconstruction; hand, shoulder, foot, ankle and knee surgery; sports injury surgery; spinal and bone tumours; and metabolic disorders.
Working within our Surgery Division is just one of the many fantastic opportunities we have to work within the RJAH. We also have opportunities for Registered Nurses and Allied Health Professionals across our Medical Wards and Theatres on a full or part-time. Working on a bank basis will also be considered.
We invite you to submit an application to attend our Recruitment Day. As part of this day you will meet our team, attend presentations to learn about our Trust and understand how we support Registered Nurses. You will be asked to attend an interview on the day with the opportunity to have a job offer by the end of the day. We look forward to receiving your application and meeting you on Sunday 25th November. Please check out our recruitment video in the additional information link below to see more about the great opportunities and supportive environment available. If you are unable to attend our Recruitment Open Day but are interested in working with us, please do contact us so we can arrange to meet with you on another date.
Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Full and Part TimePay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band: 5 Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery Registered
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