Registered Nurse - Emergency Department


North Bristol NHS Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£28,407 - £34,581 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We are looking for a dynamic, friendly, motivated, clinically sound band 5 nurse with a passion for emergency care who is driven to deliver high quality patient focused care in a busy ED that is the regional centre for neurosciences, plastics and a major trauma centre.
  • You'll be organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care.
  • Our nurses move through our bespoke rotation packages across specialities, because we’re passionate about offering internal and external training for career progression and our nurses have access to an award winning in-house Practice Development Nurse.
Job Requirements/Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our emergency department and major trauma centre. We are looking for a dynamic, friendly, motivated, clinically sound band 5 nurse with a passion for emergency care who is driven to deliver high quality patient focused care in a busy ED that is the regional centre for neurosciences, plastics and a major trauma centre.

Our multidisciplinary team consists of Emergency Medicine Consultants, pharmacists, junior doctors and physiotherapists, who work collaboratively to treat a complex mix of emergency department patients. 

Our nurses have the opportunity tap into the expertise of specialist nurses and doctors as they handle patient assessment, investigation, diagnosis and the management of patients with an emergency illness

Our nurses move through our bespoke rotation packages across specialities, because we’re passionate about offering internal and external training for career progression and our nurses have access to an award winning in-house Practice Development Nurse. 

Our Emergency Department is purpose-built to aid patient flow, transfer, and treatment. It comprises of our Emergency Department and Acute Medical unit, featuring 4 bedded triage bays, 24 clinical assessment rooms, an ambulatory care unit, 16 short stay rooms, a separate emergency department entrance and a ground level helipad

Main duties of the job

Working within the Emergency Department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Working for our organisation

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.   

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups. 

Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and it has a rich history. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, our Trust is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales (such as Portishead or Chepstow).

North Bristol NHS Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£28,407 - £34,581 per annum

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