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You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.
We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.
The Plastics and Orthopaedic Surgery department at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital are passionate and committed about getting it right for patients, their families and the staff caring for them.
In order to achieve this we are looking to appoint enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic Registered Nurses who are able to deliver seamless care to our patients throughout their care pathway, whilst achieving Trust targets.
We believe that investing in staff leads to high quality clinical care and for this reason the Directorate is supported by a professional development nurse. In addition to this support the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside a variety of clinical nurse specialists and the multi disciplinary team.
We are recruiting Band 5 Registered Nurses in the following specialties. Trauma Orthopaedics
George Perkins ward is one of London’s busiest Trauma admission wards. This is a fast paced clinical environment for patients with Orthopaedic emergency trauma cases. The patients include any orthopaedic emergency to patients with complex nursing and discharge needsElective Orthopaedics
Sarah and Queen wards are the elective Orthopaedic unit providing care for a wide range of elective procedures such as arthroscopy, knee and hip replacements. Sarah ward also have beds allocated for breast surgery and neuro-modulation surgery. Both wards are also specialist unit for spinal injuries.Plastics Surgery
Somerset Ward, is the Plastic surgery ward at St Thomas’ Hospital specializing in a wide range of elective and non elective surgical procedures. As one of London’s leading Plastic surgery units, we have a particular interest in breast reconstruction following diagnosis of cancer. We have an acute bay with monitored beds for the management of patients undergoing major breast reconstruction offering qualified nurses the opportunity to develop and learn new skills in the area of the highly dependent patients.
Advert Closing Date 15th October 2018
Assessment and Interview Date 26th October 2018
If you are shortlisted, please ensure you make yourself available for the whole day.
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