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Registered Nurse - 18 months Cardiology/Stroke/Respiratory

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Registered Nurse - 18 months Cardiology/Stroke/Respiratory

Scheme at NHS

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 10 Nov, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 29,608.0 per year
Employer:Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Cardiology, respiratory and StrokeLocation:Southend, SouthendSalary:£23,023 - £29,608 per ann
This is an innovative job opportunity to experience 3 Acute Medical Wards with an option to permanently work in your preferred area after successfully completing the 18 months rotation.
Join their friendly and dynamic teams to help deliver excellent care.
The Cardiology Unit. which has recently been refurbished, offers the opportunity to learn and expand your knowledge in this field of expertise. The unit is being completely refurbished and will consist of 29 beds, 11 acute admission beds, (monitored) and 8 acute monitored step down beds. There will be opportunities to experience the cardiac and medical day stay unit, (including procedures), and also experience the cardiology catheter lab procedures and shadow the cardiac arrest team during emergency calls.
The Respiratory unit consists of two wards with a total of 44 beds including a 12-bedded respiratory high dependency unit (ARCU) and 12 acute stepdown beds. They look after patients with conditions such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer along with other respiratory disorders.
The Acute Stroke unit consists of 2 wards, currently with a total of 40 beds, 12 acute beds to closely monitor patients following a stroke, patients post clot retrieval and patients who are at risk of having a stroke. The stepdown beds cater for the recovery and rehabilitation of patients. There will be opportunities to work alongside the acute stroke nurses who not only support the work on the unit but attend Accident and Emergency to assess and carry out the thrombolysis.
Following completion of the 18 month rotation the candidate will have the option to continue their career on one of the 3 wards subject to completion of the probation period and vacancies at that time.
To gain a better understanding of what it's like to work at our trust then please read our hospital Magazine 'The Look' via our website or view our videos on YouTube under 'SouthendHospitalNHS'.
The Area:
Southend is a lively and vibrant seaside town, most famous for having the world’s longest pier. It boasts excellent road and rail communications – central London is less than an hour away by train and the newly-expanded airport is introducing new routes all the time. The town is renowned for its wide variety of cultural and sporting opportunities, with top-class theatres, arts and music festivals and water sports. It also prides itself on offering a buzzing nightlife with clubs, excellent restaurants and bistros. There are outstanding shops as well as plenty of parks and open spaces.
Please contact Ruth if you would like to have informal chat/visit regarding this vacancy.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Ruth Gale - ruth.gale@southend.nhs.uk
Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Full time 37.5 hours per weekPay Scheme:OtherStaff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Cardiology, respiratory and Stroke

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