Charge Nurse- Acute Medical Ward

  • Full Time
  • Glasgow
  • Posted 1 month ago

NHS Scotland

Job title:

Charge Nurse- Acute Medical Ward


NHS Scotland

Job description

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is one of the largest healthcare systems in the UK employing around 40,000 staff in a wide range of clinical and non-clinical professions and job roles. We deliver acute hospital, primary, community and mental health care services to a population of over 1.15 million and a wider population of 2.2 million when our regional and national services are included.The shift pattern is Monday-Sunday, rotational day and night shifts.An exciting opportunity has arisen within Medical Services at the QEUH for a highly motivated Charge Nurse to provide leadership and ensure that high quality, safe, effective, person centred care in one of our Acute Respiratory Wards, which specialises in Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonary Hypertension. In addition to the above they also support patients with wide ranges of Respiratory disorders and Lung cancer.On a daily basis you will be expected to lead the wider team supporting effective care planning and safe discharge. You will ensure appropriate learning opportunities are available for all staff, encouraging best practice to deliver a high quality of patient care at all times in line with NHS GGC Care Assurance Standards. You will be responsible to the Senior Charge Nurse for clinical guidance & professional management. As Charge Nurse the candidate will have responsibility for the management of the ward and delivery of care assurance standards in the absence of the Senior Charge Nurse. You will demonstrate that you have effective leadership, communication and organisational skills.Evidence of personal development will be expected with a willingness to contribute to education and audit ward level. A good understanding and knowledge of policy. procedures and local/national priorities will be required to support the team.Informal Contact: Alice Hopper, 0141 452 2579, [email protected].Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs.NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.By signing the Armed Forces Covenant, NHSGGC has pledged its commitment to being a Forces Friendly Employer. We support applications from across the Armed Forces Community, recognising military skills, experience and qualifications during the recruitment and selection process.For application portal/log-in issues, please contact in the first instance.

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Sat, 11 May 2024 23:46:08 GMT

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