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Registered Nurse - Emergency Zone - Acute Frailty Unit - Band 5 (Registered and Newly Qualifying)

Band 5

Main area
Acute Medicine
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Full time: Up to 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
339-MED-RN-AFU07
Site
Southmead Hospital
Town
Bristol
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
Closing
31/08/2020 23:59

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North Bristol NHS Trust is passionate about the acute care of older adults. Are you forward thinking, energetic and looking to join a dynamic developing service?

The Acute Frailty Unit is a 32 bedded assessment unit for acutely unwell older adults admitted to the Trust. The unit sees a wide range of acute medical presentations. Patients are admitted for 24-48 hours assessment period before transfer to wards or discharge.

•Our multidisciplinary team consists of Acute Geriatricians, Advanced nurse practitioners, therapists, pharmacists, junior doctors and physiotherapists, who work collaboratively to treat a complex mix of acutely unwell frail medical patients.

•Our nurses have the opportunity tap into the expertise of band 6/7 specialist nurses and doctors as they handle patient assessment, investigation, diagnosis and the management of patients with an acute medical illness during the first 48 hours of their hospital stay.

•Our nurses move through our bespoke rotation packages across specialties, 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 Nurses.

 

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Senior sister lisa.herrington@nbt.nhs.uk