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Staff Nurse - Day Surgery

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden Hospital
£27,627.60 - £35,529.60 pa inc
26/03/2019 23:59

Band 5 Staff Nurse

Day Surgery/Surgical Admissions Unit

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, individual to join a busy team of 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 patients preoperatively for more major surgery.

The unit provides a pre-assessment service to assess Day Surgery patients for surgical procedures. Speciality areas include breast, sarcoma, upper/lower GI urology, plastics, gynaecology and head and neck.

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

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

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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Jayne Armstrong (Senior Staff Nurse)


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