Staff Nurse - Day Surgery Unit/Ambulatory Care Unit

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Staff Nurse (Ref: 181971) Day Surgery Unit /Ambulatory Care Unit Full-time 37.5 hours per week Substantive Band 5 Salary Range £30,229 - £37,664 per annum plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum Relocation Assistance...

Staff Nurse (Ref: 181971)

Day Surgery Unit /Ambulatory Care Unit

Full-time 37.5 hours per week

Substantive

Band 5 Salary Range £30,229 - £37,664 per annum

plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum

Relocation Assistance of up to £8000 is available


As an integrated member of the Multidisciplinary team the post holder will contribute to the effective day to day operation of NHS Shetland Day Surgery Unit (DSU) and Interim Ambulatory Care Unit (IACU). The post holder will provide skilled patient centred care to patients attending the DSU and IACU for long term condition care, undertaking pre and post operative care, biologic infusions, support to patients undertaking biologic sub-cutaneous injections, Disease Activity Scoring (DAS), Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) and assisting clinicians during the administration of, maintenance and termination of regional or local anaesthetics, also undertaking secondary recovery care of the DSU.

The post holder is required to become competent in Venepuncture, Cannulation, ECG and IV Drug Administration.


The post holder is required to work toil time, working flexibly Monday – Friday to cover the clinical demand of the department. 


Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work.  Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland.  To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to www.shetland.org


For an informal discussion, please contact Bethan Hawkings, Team Leader, Day Surgery on 01595 743037 or Sheila Umphray SCN Ward 1 and Day Surgery on 01595 743359.


Closing date: 14th April 2024

Interview date:   w/c 22nd of April 2024

If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.


Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.