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Job reference: 130101
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Job closing date: 22/12/2022
Job posted date: 08/12/2022
Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 36
Department: Pre-operative assessment
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, appropriate experienced and qualified nurse to join the Pre-operative assessment team in Forth Valley Royal Hospital.  The pre-operative department is responsible for the complete assessment of patients undergoing elective surgery.

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic caring and hardworking registered nurse to join our skilled and friendly team.  Our patients will present with a varied medical background and may often require optimisation of these conditions prior to surgery, for this reason you must have excellent assessment, decision making and communication skills, and demonstrate the knowledge and ability to refer to appropriate clinical areas.  ACE qualification is essential, non-medical prescribing desirable.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a nurse led clinic and for this, you will require excellent organisation skills.

You must show an appetite for lifelong learning and focus on continuous quality improvement to ensure patient safety, be keen to participate and contribute to the continuous development of the service. 

The successful candidate will provide management support to the senior charge nurse, in the delivery of the day-to-day management of the clinic as well as the delivery of the needs of the service and organisation.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled  people and  is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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