North Tees and Hartlepool Foundation Trust is looking for YOU!
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 staff nurse to come and work on one of our two respiratory wards, which have both recently undergone a 2.5million refurbishment. Both respiratory wards have dedicated respiratory support units where our level 2 patients are cared for with state of the art technology, continuous monitoring and 360degree patient visibility.
Both respiratory wards care for many respiratory disciplines such as COPD, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, bronchiectasis, lung cancer, covid pneumonitis, intensive care step down patients and level 2 patients.
Successful candidates will have a variety of opportunities whilst working on the ward to upskill their knowledge in management of NIV, CPAP, high flow nasal oxygen, chest drain management, OSCE learning in obtaining and interpretation of arterial blood gases and capillary blood gases.
Main duties of the job
Newly qualified nurses will be enrolled onto a preceptorship programme and remain supernumerary on the ward area until you and your manager are comfortable that you meet your competencies. You will work on a ward which is managed by a Ward Matron and a Deputy Ward Matron alongside a wider range of experienced nurses. You will be allocated a mentor/Buddy who you will shadow within your first stages of undertaking the role, you will receive an annual individual performance review to help facilitate your development. We support staff with post registration courses relevant to their field of practice at our local teaching university.
Our team is made of a diverse group of highly talented and motivated individuals who are hardworking and always aim to provide excellent patient-centred care. You will become part of an upbeat dynamic team bringing energy and a strong focus on multidisciplinary team work in supporting acute respiratory patients.
We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible applicants who enjoy the challenges of problem solving and are motivated to provide excellent care to our patients If you would like to be a part of the respiratory team then waste no time in applying for the role now.
At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.
We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us; as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition – a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.
We recruit for values and “Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool”