King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.Are you looking for a career in one of London’s leading major trauma centres?
If so, whether you are seeking an opportunity to develop your career within a progressive trauma unit, or wanting to commence your nursing career in this specialist area, then please read on as King’s College Hospital wants to invest in YOU!
We are currently seeking applications from registered nurses with an interest in Trauma and Critical Care nursing to join our motivated, friendly and supportive teams. You must have the proven ability to care for patients within an acute setting as a registered nurse and demonstrate proficiency at the administration of both oral and IV medication. You will benefit from two 6 month clinical placements and a supportive educational programme during your first year. At the end of this period, your contract with King’s will continue and you will be offered the opportunity to work in either of your 2 clinical placement areas. The areas included in this rotation are:
-General Critical Care
-Cardiac Recovery Unit
King's College Hospital is situated in South East London and provides comprehensive health care and emergency services for a diverse community. With over 1,400 beds and 11,000 staff across various sites, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (King’s) is one of the largest and busiest hospital trusts in London, with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement.
Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you wish to apply for this role, it is recommended that you apply promptly. Important : Assessment Centre to be held 4th April 2019 Please note the assessment centre will involve a drug calculations test, which you are required to pass, a skills assessment and interview. You will need to be available on the assessment centre date as we do not offer individual interview dates. Closing date: 3 rd March 2019 IMPORTANT
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- Due to a high volume of applications, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. It is therefore recommended that you apply promptly
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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.