UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.
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This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Wards 515 + 516 are acute Respiratory medical wards. Along with the multi-disciplinary team we offer ward based NIV, (Non invasive ventilation), CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure). We also provide care of patients with altered airways from both an ITU and admission setting.
Past experience within respiratory medicine is not required but an interest in the speciality is essential. The education and professional development of our nurses is essential and some of the learning opportunities in relation to Respiratory are NIV training, Managing Chest drains, Tracheotomy care and Arterial Blood Gas sampling. All your previous clinical skills are transferable and we will tailor a learning programme to meet your individual needs.
We are dedicated and dynamic teams with the drive and resources to deliver high standards of care to the acutely unwell adult. Outstanding team work and communication is essential as we work with a mixture of specialist nursing teams, medics and therapists.
If you are interested in working with us and applying for a position then contact Ward managers Donna Ward Apply
or Joyce Tengende Apply
. We are more than happy to be available to take candidates around the clinical area to improve your knowledge of the wards and meet the rest of the team.
We look forward to hearing from you.
P.S. Candidates will be shortlisted weekly and invited to interview at your convince.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information plea