Pre-Assessment Nurse - Shepton Mallet

Care UK
Shepton Mallet
28 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary We are looking for Registered General Nurses to join our multidisciplinary team in outpatients at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre. The Treatment Centre only treats NHS patients and is focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Somerset. We offer a range of treatments and also provide diagnostic services, using the latest MRI, ultrasound and plain film x-ray technology. A recent CQC inspection showed that patients are positive about their experience and that staff were focused on providing care and effective treatment and support to patients. Responsible To Outpatient & PEC Manager Qualifications ??? NMC Registered Nurse Level 1 with pre-assessment or surgical experience Key Responsibilities As an experienced Nurse you will assist in the efficient running of the outpatient and perioperative service and co-ordinate the patient's hospital admission from pre-admission to discharge ensuring that the patient's needs are met, integrating high quality care in the most cost-effective setting. In addition you will organise and undertake pre-admission screening of selected patients ensuring they are fit for surgery at the given site on the date allocated, taking the lead on developing the pre-assessment process to be nurse led where appropriate. 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. Full and part time opportunities available. For more information about Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre please visit 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.