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Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Day Surgery
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed Term
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden Hospital
£31,878 - £42,046 pa inc
26/02/2018 23:59

Band 6 Staff Nurse Day Surgery/Surgical Admissions Unit

Fixed Term Maternity Leave cover - 6 months

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, individual to join a busy team of dynamic dedicated Day Surgery nurses.

The Day Surgery nurses provide pre and post operative care for Day case patients in an oncology setting, undergoing both general and local anaesthetic procedures.  They also prepare a high turnover of patients for more major surgery.

The Unit also provides a pre-assessment service to assess Day Surgery patients for surgical procedures which include specialty areas such breast, urology, plastics, gynaecology, head and neck.

It is essential that the candidate is able to work using their own initiative, and to be able to work well as part of a team. You will be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills, to work under pressure and be able to provide to a high standard of care.

You must be flexible in your approach have excellent communication skills and

A flexible approach regarding the working hours is essential as the days/hours you will be required to work during the week can vary.

Although pre-assessment experience is desirable, training will be offered to the right individual.

You will need to have recent general surgical/Day Surgery experience.
Evidence of continuing professional development will be required.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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