Specialist Spinal Nurse

Pulse Nursing
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
12 Jul 2017
25 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: - Specialist Spinal Nurse
Ref:- CTSSN-17
Location:- Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary:- GBP35,500 - GBP40,000
Hours:- Permanent, Full time.

Here at Pulse we are recruiting on behalf of our market leading client in the Private healthcare sector based out of their Leeds site. They are in a fortunate position to be adding a Specialist Spinal Nurse into their multi skilled team. Like everyone within the healthcare position you do this because you care for others and this is what my client invests in. They offer you the chance to be to discover nursing how it should be, allowing you the time to get to know your patients.

The Role
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist you will be responsible for the provision of specialist services for patients undergoing spinal procedures both inpatients and outpatients. This post is ward based and therefore the expectation is that you will be part of the ward team and expected to care for other surgical patients alongside this role. Dedicated time will be given to support the development of this role, the reviewing of policies, implementing training and best practice.

• Provide specialist nurse services for patients undergoing Spinal procedures, both inpatients and outpatients.
• Liaise with the Theatre management team in the booking and organisation of surgical procedures.
• Support pre assessment in preoperative assessment of patients, assisting surgeons with preoperative preparation of patients for surgery, organising diagnostic tests.
• Set up a database which details the surgical treatment plan, clinical results, post-surgery treatment and to support in completing.
• Submit data to the British Spinal Registry
• Organise and attend MDT's and participate in presentations and conferences promoting hospital business as requested.
• Support nursing staff to develop their knowledge and skills in spinal surgeries and aftercare.

What Are We Looking For?

A flexible and creative practitioner, you have excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic, forward thinking approach. Equally confident working solo and as part of a team, you demonstrate excellent leadership and ward management skills - including a commitment to role modelling good practice and actively developing staff. Your wide range of nursing skills and knowledge includes care of patients pre and post operatively, following a wide range of surgical procedures: Cardiac, Colorectal, Orthopaedic, Day-care, Plastics, ENT, Gynea, Urology and more.

We want you to be the best you can be. So we promise to support you with training, career development and our unique health and wellbeing focused benefits package. This includes free membership of your local Fitness and Wellbeing Club, physiotherapy services and an annual health assessment, as well as a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits.

Key Words- Surgical, RGN, Spinal, Specialist

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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