Staff Nurse job in Oxford at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Staff Nurse

Company: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Location: Oxford UK

Date Posted:Apr 18, 2018

Band 5 Staff Nurse job opportunities -  Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Trauma and Specialist SurgeryBand 5 - £22,128 - £28,746 per annum (plus supplements if required to work unsocial hours or weekends) Neurosciences, Orthopaedic, Trauma and Specialist Surgery Division (NOTSS) is an acute surgical division of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, a world renowned teaching, research &tertiary referral center. A NOTSS nurse is guaranteed a varied and exciting experience as well as a supportive environment in which professional aspirations can be realised. Applications are welcomed from experienced acute surgical nurses and nurses with no previous experience with a desire to develop their career within our dynamic division. We are looking for nurses with a desire to care, resilience and the ability to work effectively in a busy and unpredictable environment. Our Trust endorses the values of compassion, respect and excellence. If you strive to achieve these in your practice, then you are the nurse for NOTSS!  Neurosciences Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit.  The Neuroscience ICU is a busy Multi-Trauma critical care centre comprising of 13 beds &80 staff to provide specialist services for neurosciences, neurology and trauma patients. The case mix is varied with a range of emergency and complex elective cases requiring different levels of care.  Neurosciences In-Patient wards We are a 24 hour service providing Emergency and Elective in-patient care for patients undergoing a wide range of invasive and interventional procedures such as craniotomy for brain tumours, haemorrhage or trauma, implantation of deep brain stimulators and spinal surgery. The Investigation &Diagnostic unit accommodates patients having radiological investigations or minor procedures such as lumbar punctures and muscle biopsies.  Orthopaedics Bone Infection Unit  BIU is the only specialist unit of its kind in the UK caring for patients with bone and soft tissue infections. Many of our patients require complex major reconstructive surgery. This is a busy and fast paced unit which can be hard but rewarding work. Orthopaedic In-Patient Wards These are busy surgical wards which provide excellent opportunities for developing surgical nursing skills such as wound care, IVs, PCAs and epidural management. We care for patients following a wide range of musculoskeletal procedures including surgery for bone and soft tissue tumours, spinal surgery and joint replacements. Orthopaedic Short Stay Unit The Orthopaedic Short Stay Unit opened in 2016 and cares for patients having surgery for joint replacements, spinal surgery such as decompressions and shoulder surgeries such as rotator cuff repairs. Many of our patients follow enhanced recovery pathways and expect to stay in hospital for 1 to 2 days.  Recovery &HDU This unit is open Monday – Saturday, and is located within the theatre suite. There are 10 recovery beds and 6 high dependency beds. The recovery area cares for patients immediately post-surgery and HDU is reserved for those patients who require more than 2 hours of close monitoring following their surgery. Trauma We have 3 Trauma wards, one of 18 beds at the Horton Hospital in the north of the county and two 26 bedded wards based on the John Radcliffe site. Our patients will have sustained a wide variety of injuries, for example, head and spinal injuries, poly-trauma including pelvic and acetabular reconstruction, and fragility fractures in the elderly. The trust is a designated Major Trauma Centre and takes patients from across the Thames Valley. Specialist Surgery Specialist Surgery comprises six dynamic specialities, including Opthalmology, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT), Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Oral Maxillo-Facial, Head and neck and Vascular Surgery.  Our service’s traverse in-patient, day surgery, theatre direct admissions, acute referral unit, out-patients, (Eye) emergency department and specialist pre and post-operative assessment. Specialist Surgery patients are of all ages and with a varied and diverse range of clinical co-morbidities making this a wide-ranging learning opportunity for both new and experienced nurses.If you are a newly qualified nurse, you will join the Oxford University Hospital’s Foundation Programme.  This is the start of your journey with our Trust and will link to a clear career pathway to continue developing your skills over the coming years. The 1st year of the programme consists of up to twelve study days aiming to follow on and develop the learning you have achieved during your training and help you apply this to potentially complex clinical situations.  Upon completion of a further year your achievement will be recognised by becoming known as a Senior Staff Nurse, you will have a change to your uniform and progress from point 17 to point 19 on the agenda for change pay scale. If you are appointed as a Band 5 Senior Staff Nurse you would start on a minimum salary of £24,547 per annum.Closing Date: 15-05-18Planned Interview Date: 29-05-18This advert closes on Tuesday 15 May 2018 View full job description
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