Staff Nurse

NHS Highland

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DUNBAR HOSPITAL, THURSO STAFF NURSE (BAND 6) 15hrs (Salary: £26,565 - £35,577 pro rata) An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Staff Nurse to join our team in driving forward the re-design of the Dunbar Hospital. The vision is for the Hospital to become a transitional unit with close links to the West Caithness Integrated team, Riverbank & Princes Street GP practice's, Caithness General and Raigmore Hospital, to provide step up and step down facilities to reduce acute hospital admissions and to facilitate early discharge. The vision also includes developing more day case services such as ambulatory care. The Dunbar has 8 GP led beds, a minor Injuries unit, primary care emergency centre and outpatient department clinics so a minor injuries qualification or relevant experience is essential. An independent extended and supplementary nurse prescribing qualification is also desirable although we would welcome enquires from nurses looking for a development opportunity. There are plans to move the West Caithness integrated team up to the Dunbar site so all adult health services will be co-located allowing true integrated team work to take place for the benefit of the West Caithness population. If you feel you have the skills, enthusiasm and motivation to help drive these exciting developments forward and to provide the best care for the local population then please get in contact. There is a permanent part-time post of 15 hours working rotational day/night duty contract. The full-time Band 6 salary scale is £26,565 - £35,577 pro-rata. Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Joan Miller, Senior Charge Nurse, Dunbar Hospital, Thurso. Tel: 01847-893263 or Mike Flavell, Caithness District Manager, 01847 893442/01955 880233. Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting Job Ref: 045/16.17ES1) from the Personnel Department, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: (01955) 880403 or e-mail CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 12 Noon on Friday 9th December 2016.

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