Band 6 Emergency Care Nurse - Emergency Department

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £42,471 - £50,364 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: London, SW17 0QT
Company: st georges nhs trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6300187/200-6300187-MA-VA-Z

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A Vacancy at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

To work primarily, but not exclusively, in the resuscitation area to provide, develop and coordinate high quality nursing care to patients attending with emergency and major trauma care needs. To participate in the support and professional development of all staff.

Not an ordinary emergency nursing job!

St. George’s Emergency Department is one of the largest in the country, seeing approximately 160, 000 patients a year. The Trust is one of only four designated Major Trauma Centres in London, with a helipad providing direct access to the ED for the most seriously injured patients. The Trust is also a hyper-acute stroke unit and a heart attack centre.

We are searching for highly motivated nurse with critical care or emergency nursing experience to join our friendly team of Emergency Care Nurses (ECN). This innovative role was established in 2006 to work primarily in the highly equipped 8-bedded resuscitation area of the Emergency Department providing care and technical expertise to the most severely ill and injured adults and children.

The department is committed to supporting on-going professional development with strong links to academic programmes and a well-established work-based development programme. You will supported in further development by the Practice Education Team and medical colleagues.

We are looking for nurses with a significant post-registration experience in ED / critical care and a strong interest in emergency and major trauma care. It is essential that you have a post registration specialist course and experience of local management skills within your current area.

We would welcome interest from people with a strong interest in teaching and research to support the on-going development of the role.

The Emergency Department employs over 130 nurses and prides itself on its team work, friendly working environment, flexible working opportunities and ongoing support and dedication to the health and well-being of its team.

You be one of the 11 Emergency Care Nurses within the team overseen by a band 7 team leader - Sally Stone. It is a well supported role with opportunities for ongoing professional development supported by our well established team of Practise Educators in ED.

With nearly 9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.

Their main site, St George’s Hospital in Tooting – one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals – is shared with St George’s, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George’s Hospital also hosts the St George’s, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.

Please read the detailed job description and job specification that is attached to this advert. If you have any further questions after reading the job descriptions then please feel free to contact the team to the discuss any further queries.

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Jun 2024

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