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Band 6 - Junior Sister/Charge Nurse, Gynaecology Day Assessment Unit

Job Reference: 360-D-6264-RA1

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Women's and Children's
Watford General Hospital, Watford
£31,921 - £39,029 pa inc HCA

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking band 6 senior nurse to provide Maternity cover until April 2020. The ideal candidate will be someone with experience in women’s health, and seeks to provide the highest quality of nursing care to patients within our gynaecology day assessment unit (GDAU) based at Watford General in line with our Trust vision.

Working alongside the early pregnancy ultrasound unit (EPU),as part of a small, specialised nursing team, the candidate will work in assisting the gynaecology doctors to provide compassionate care for patients presenting with a range of emergency gynaecological and early pregnancy issues.

The role will involve supervising junior colleagues to ensure the smooth running of the unit, arranging ultrasound assessments as required, undertaking blood tests, and assessing results and patients to provide individualised plans of care. Working in a highly emotional environment and often dealing with patients who are often distressed, the candidate will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, whilst maintaining an empathetic and professional approach, with experience in working in Gynaecology or Women’s health.
For further details / informal visits contact:

Danielle Baldwin or Daniela Pavel on 01923 217344

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a core catchment population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. Overall, the population served by the Trust is relatively affluent, but there are some areas of deprivation.

The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4,000 people the Trust is one of the biggest employers in the area and sees nearly a million patients each year.

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