West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Band 6 - Senior Sister / Charge Nurse - AAU Level 3 Blue Yellow (BB-D6334)

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A Vacancy at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Nurse to join the Respiratory Unit and ARCU based in AAU Level 3 Blue/Yellow at Watford General Hospital (Full and Part time available). NIV (Non- invasive ventilation) is provided for the care of patients with Type 2 Respiratory Failure. ARCU is one of the few areas in WHHT which caters NIV as a specialist care. The ARCU (Acute Respiratory Care Unit), is an 8 bedded unit within Respiratory. The Respiratory Unit caters for patients with acute respiratory conditions, Tracheostomy and Chest Drain patients.You will learn the details of managing patients with various Respiratory care needs as well as requiring isolation management. This is a great starting point for any nurses looking to understand and learn about infection control in the long term.We are looking for dynamic, motivated, Adaptable and hardworking individuals who will work in partnership with our Senior Nursing Team to give our patients the best care every day.As a Band 6 Junior Sister / Charge Nurse you will regularly take charge of ARCU or take charge of the whole unit in Respiratory ward.This position will allow you to gain excellent skills in NIV, tracheostomy care, chest drain, airway management and patients with other respiratory and medical conditions. It will allow you to work with newly registered Nurses and student Nurses on a regular basis. This position will also have the opportunity to cover NIV bleep for out of hours for which you will be given training for. You will also be working closely with NIV specialist care practitioner, Band 7 Senior Sister and Matron for Respiratory Unit and ARCU in AAU Level 3 Blue/Yellow.Training will be given and there is an opportunity for staff to develop professionally to their full potential and this will be done through the Trust Training & Development Programme.There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.There are also plans for a digital transformation, new models of care and a multi-storey car park. As well as this, the trust which won the UK Best Employer Award (Nursing Times 2019) is applying for teaching hospital status in recognition of its wide and well-renowned role in educating doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionalsWe encourage and welcome people with disabilities, if you need help please ask.We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasionThis advert closes on Thursday 11 Mar 2021

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