Staff Nurse - Ward D1
At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.
The Diabetes and Endocrinology Department has an exciting opportunity for qualified nurses to join our friendly, supportive, innovative acute medical and nursing team, whom are committed to providing and maintaining high standards of patient care.
Ward D1 delivers acute medical nursing care with a particular interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology. The Ward has 20 beds compromising of 3 bays, overseen by a dedicated duty coordinator/Sister and with the support of a Practice Educator. You will be looking after patients with diabetic foot ulcers, vascular complications, poor glycemic control, hypoglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis.
If you are keen to develop your acute clinical care skills then this is the ward for you. We also work closely with the specialist diabetes team (including Clinical Nurse Specialist, diabetic foot teams, dieticians). Ward D1 is modern, spacious, calm and clean with a dynamic, professional but fun experienced team who are able to support new team members
You will also be committed to delivering a high standard of patient care and have an interest in acute nursing care within the diabetes and Endocrinology field. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team are essential. A flexible approach and the ability to respond to the demands of a rapidly changing acute clinical environment are also essential.
In return we can offer you a structured orientation programme with the support of our dedicated Ward Managers, supervisory ward sisters, advanced practitioner, specialist nurses, patient flow facilitation team and a team dedicated specialist consultants. You will receive a supernumerary period to enable you to gain the skills and competencies required to care for acutely ill patients, and the team also provide dedicated clinical teaching sessions every month to support your revalidation and ongoing professional development.
Posts are offered on a full time basis. The post requires flexible working patterns to meet the needs of the service to include bank holidays and weekends as required.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Ward Manager D1