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DATE ADDED: Tue 28/01/2020

Day Surgery Staff Nurse - Band 5

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

We arerecruitingfor experienced Band 5 Staff Nurses who are interested in our very busy Day Surgery unit at the Royal London Hospital.

On the day:
- You can meet the team and discuss career opportunities
- You will undertake assessments and interviews on the same day

The Day Surgery/Short Stay Unit is an exciting and varied purpose built unit which cares for patients with a range of surgical conditions. This department comprises of three different areas where staff are rotated.

These areas include:
  • Admission - where patients are admitted for their surgery
  • Day surgery - patients post-surgery who need to recover for four hours or less and
  • 3D ward-for patients who require a longer post-surgery stay

The unit is a wide mixture of short stay and complex surgical patients across a variety of surgical specialties includingGeneral, colorectal, ENT, renal, urology, vascular, ophthalmology, gynaecology, plastics, orthopaedic, neuro and spinal surgery.

It is attached to 2 operating theatres pre-operative assessment area and admission and discharge accommodation. It is a dynamic and well led unit run by a highly focused and friendly team of experienced nurses.

If you are keen to gain a wide range of nursing experience with day surgery and in patients with a range of clinical conditions this area is for you.

You will need to provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care in conjunction with working with the other multidisciplinary team, to provide high quality nursing care to patients and their families, in accordance with agreed policies.

You will also supervise and teach junior members of staff and learners as required, and maintain own personal development with support.

The successful candidates will demonstrate:
Keen interest in developing a surgical career
6-12 months post registration experience
Mentorship, or working towards it
Ability to lead a shift

The environment offers excellent opportunities to expand your experience in surgical nursing and provides experience in treating a wide range of surgical conditions. Working in this highly motivated team will give you sound decision making skills and be offered development opportunities within this dynamic and well led team.

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