Registered Nurse - Outpatient Clinic
Orthopaedic Outpatient Department encompasses a wide variety of adult elective orthopaedic care, in an outpatient setting. It looks after patients pre and post-operatively in a clinic environment. The clinic runs Monday-Friday day time.
There is great support for a Registered Nurse, with a designated preceptor and a supernumerary period. You will have a specific pathway to achieve competencies specific to the areas within Clinic. We are looking for a nurse who is enthusiastic, motivated and flexible in their approach.
Main duties of the job
The job is full time, but part time hours will be considered working Monday to Friday. The role offers the qualified nurses the opportunity to gain casting skills, complex wound care including VAC/PICO and pin site care, general running of clinics, close collaborative working with consultants and the multi disciplinary team, theatre experience and nurse led clinics.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Working for our organisation
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population’s health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac
- Has current NMC registration
- Student streamlining scheme
- Welsh language
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Welsh language skills are desirable
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Rhian Grapes
- Job title
- Senior Nurse
- Email address
- Additional information
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