We currently have a 12 month fixed term post to cover maternity Leave cover on Ward 34 . Ward 34 is a 27 bedded Mixed Sex Acute Trauma Ward caring for patients with acute or pathological fractures or acute joint conditions.
On the ward you will care for patients from admission via Accident and Emergency or Orthopaedic Clinic. We care for our Orthopaedic high care patients here on our ward so you will get experience providing high level post operative care.
Within the same environment you will also care for patients rehabilitating post injury - and we are proud to be at the forefront of the #endPJParalysis campaign - working with our multi-disciplinary team in preventing patients from deconditioning.
Due to the nature of trauma, you will nurse patients with extensive skin damage and we work closely with tissue viability, to teach our staff the necessary skills.
Many of our patients have existing comorbidities so you will also gain experience dealing with many medical conditions. Some of our patients may become confused, or have dementia -and we are proud to encourage all our staff to become dementia friends, to actively support the Butterfly campaign and, as a pilot site for the trust, we are instrumental in developing Johns campaign.
We are also the trusts pilot area for training nursing associates - so encouraging, developing and supporting our teams is a key part of what we do.
A full induction package and preceptorship programme will be offered and a Practice Development Sister works with the ward to help address any of your current and future development needs. There will also be the opportunity for further study in the area of Trauma Orthopaedics and associated courses such as Student Nurse Mentorship, Tissue Viability and Dementia and leading on to relevant management courses.
We are looking for someone with good communication skills, who is enthusiastic and motivated to learn. You will work in a close knit team and we will you require you to be flexible in your hours of working to ensure that we can deliver a quality service.
|Location:||United Kingdom Lancashire Blackpool|
|Salary:||£24,214 to £30,112 pa GBP per year|
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.
Only direct applications will be considered.