Registered Nurse, Same Day Emergency Care, University Hospital of Wal - COVID-19 in Cardiff

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE... Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any...

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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

We are looking for highly motivated enthusiastic nurses with high standards of professionalism to work in our very exciting new Surgical Assessment Unit soon to be known as "Same Day Emergency Care Unit ( SDEC)". This is a fabulous opportunity of working in a unit that is being expanded in a phased approach with the first phase of 8 trollies open in December, incorporating the specialties of General Surgery, Urology, ENT, Max Fax and Ophthalmology.

The final phase of SDEC will comprise of 8 trollies and 9 treatment chairs with a further 5 trolley procedure rooms and a large waiting room which allows the unit to deal with a vast number of referrals from GP’s and A+E. The aim of SDEC is to turn round ambulatory patients quickly using quick diagnostics, hot clinics and virtual inpatient lists to save on bed days, improving patient flow by promoting Home First.

This is an opportunity to develop clinically, personally and professionally in an exciting unit, learning skills such as cannulation and venepuncture along with first line sepsis management and looking after minor post operative procedures .

The unit has an excellent established nursing team who will be able to support and assist your development . We are a friendly welcoming team who pride ourselves in both nurturing staff and providing high standards of care for all our patients. A 4 week supernumerary induction is provided with an allocated experienced mentor gaining experience in the triage process and sepsis management.

All applicants will need to work 12-hour shifts compromising of days and nights and able to work weekends.

Come and join our enthusiastic team we would be very happy to receive informal visits from any interested staff.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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