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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 192-MD-18-0103

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
C5 Medical Ward
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest acute hospital trusts in the country. We provide a full range of services to more than 675,000 people across Portsmouth, South East Hampshire and West Sussex. Most services are provided at Queen Alexandra Hospital but we also offer a range of outpatient and diagnostic facilities closer to patients’ homes. We handle around 142,000 Emergency Department admissions a year and have the busiest maternity department on the South Coast. The Trust employs around 6,480 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

The Trust’s vision is to be the best hospital, provide the best care by employing the best people and to ensure our patients are the centre of all that we do. If you share the same values as Portsmouth Hospitals; Respect & Dignity, Quality of Care, Working Together and Efficiency we want you to work for us

Staff Nurse

We are looking to recruit experienced and newly qualified nurses with an interest in acute medical Gastroenterology/Hepatology nursing and who are passionate about patient care.

As an experienced nurse, you will have the opportunity to further develop your skills and knowledge in this area and as a newly qualified nurse you will have the opportunity to consolidate your learning while developing your skills and knowledge.

We understand how important it is for you to get a balanced work and home life and will be willing to offer part and full time positions with a flexible workers plan to be discussed and agreed if successful.

C5 is a busy acute medical Gastroenterology/Hepatology ward. The patient group is complex presenting with conditions including; pre and post transplant liver care; acute/chronic liver disease; oesophageal strictures and cancers; inflammatory bowel disease;eating disorders and patients that require nutritional support.

We are dedicated to providing the optimum care for this group of patients and work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team to enable us to achieve this. The team includes the IBD and stoma nurses; dieticians; nutrition nurses;hepatology nurse specialists and the alcohol specialist nurse service. As a team member you will play a pivotal role in the delivery of optimal quality care and safety.

If successful we will offer excellent development opportunities and career prospects, whether you wish to enhance your current skills in your chosen specialty or are keen to build your career in a new and challenging area.

Examples of training skills that will be available to you will include:Communication within the multidisciplinary team;PICC line use and maintenance;Placing of NG feeding tubes and ;Care of Enteral Feeds;Management of the detoxing patient and enhancing/developing leadership skills.

We can offer a very supportive team environment, in house courses to develop your knowledge, the ALERT course and for the aspiring leader, to develop your leadership skills, the chance to complete the Inspiring the Aspiring Leader course (ITAL).

Closing Date 1st March 2018

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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