Bank PACU Nurse - Shepton Mallet

Care UK
Shepton Mallet
28 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for a PACU Nurse to join our multidisciplinary team at the Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre. We only treat NHS patients and we're focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Somerset. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible - helping you to get better, faster. We offer a range of treatments and also provide diagnostic services, using the latest MRI, ultrasound and plain film x-ray technology. Responsible To PACU Lead Qualifications ??? NMC Registered Nurse ??? ENB 176/183 or equivalent post operative surgical care experience ??? ILS training Key Responsibilities As a PACU Nurse at the treatment centre you will actively participate in and maintain the highest standard of care and safety for patients, visitors and staff in the operating theatre suite and PACU (Post Anaesthetic Care Unit). Key duties will include: ??? Maintaining accurate clinical observation of the patient's clinical condition and alerting medical staff when required ??? Ensurcing that Infection Control policies are adhered to ??? Be be able to interpret the significance of data to the patient's health status ??? Assisting junior staff in the assessment of patients and advise appropriately, providing specialist knowledge in assessing and interpreting acute and other patients conditions Care UK has been awarded an 8 year contract, in partnership with Somerset Partnership NHS Trust, to develop and manage the health and wellbeing campus at Shepton Mallet. This is an exciting venture, one which will give an opportunity to progress innovative ways of providing healthcare in line with the NHS Five Year Forward View's vision of bringing care closer to home. The prospect for individuals working with us in this dynamic leading-edge environment will give professional healthcare practitioners a chance to drive improvements in local healthcare provision. Please note that this is a zero hour contract. For more information, visit and Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.