Staff Nurse - Dermatology
Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
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Are you seeking a new challenge in a specialised area then Dermatology could have what you are looking for!
We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, 1st level NMC registered nurse with an interest in Dermatology to join are nursing team at Clatterbridge.
We pride ourselves on our first class service and patient experience and we are looking for someone with a willingness to be flexible and proactive in our service provision on a holistic level.
The Dermatology unit offers a diverse package of care to people with a variety of skin conditions ranging from urticaria to skin cancer.
Treating patients from a relaxed ward setting on the first floor and outpatients on the ground floor, we offer inpatient treatment for intense topical treatment, daycare treatment, phototherapy, allergy testing, out patient clinics, Photodynamic therapy, dressing clinics, Iontophoresis, camouflage, paediatric clinics and cancer clinics.
We are seeking a dynamic and well-motivated individual that has an insight to caring for patients with a Dermatology condition either in a ward setting, clinic or outpatient setting. Although not essential as training will be given on the job from our specialist nurses with lots of knowledge and skills to pass on to you enabling you to develop the skills over time enabling you to provide high standard of direct nursing care to our dermatology patients.
Main duties of the job
The successful post holder will join our existing team of specialist nurses, staff nurses and Doctors. You will be able to explore ward treatments and assisting clinicians in theatres, completing dressings in clinics and administer dermatological injections and provide education to Dermatology patients. With time, skills and knowledge then expand this to other specialised areas under hospital protocols.
If you would like to come and work in an extremely driven and very friendly team who continually strive for the best for patients in their care, then this opportunity is not to be missed.
All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as "competent and caring staff" by our patients.
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.
We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.
We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.
The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.
Please see Job overview & attached Job description for further information about the Staff Nurse position available with WUTH.
For more information please give the unit a ring and the staff will be happy to go through any questions you may have.
37.5 hours Temporary for 18 months
Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training
Knowledge and Skills
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