Sister Upper GI Surgical Ward

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: Southampton, ENGLAND

An exciting opportunity has arisen at University Hospital Southampton (UHS) to join the Upper GI team as a Band 6 Sister / Charge Nurse.

E5b is an 18 bed acute surgical ward which specialises in Upper GI Surgery for the region. We provide emergency and elective care, utilising Enhanced Recovery Pathways to ensure that our patient care is effective and is of the highest standards. If successful you will join the team and help manage a small team of nurses, working closely with our Multi Professional Team.

Candidates should be forward thinking, have the ability to manage and demonstrate a sound innovative leadership style alongside advanced clinical assessment skills. We are looking for an individual with a drive for high standards of care, with strong leadership. Excellent communication, decision making and motivational skills are key qualities for the job. We are committed to staff development with excellent education opportunities. Therefore candidates will need to demonstrate continuing personal development and a commitment in developing others and have an understanding of how to provide safe high quality of care to our patients and their family.

If you are dedicated to improving the patient experience and committed to providing a positive professional working environment for the team, this specialised clinical area will give you great job satisfaction whilst challenge and develop your skills. We invest in our staff’s education, training and development. We are open to new ideas to improve efficiency and services, and empower you to have a strong sense of ownership for the unit and team members. The successful candidate will receive a supervised induction tailored to individual needs to help support through the transition period.

Requirements include significant post registration experience in acute surgical / critical care environment. Working towards your degree or masters pathway is desirable. If this sounds like a place you would like to work, then we would like to hear from you. Informal visits are strongly recommended.


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