The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow is at the centre of the ambitious plans, becoming the go-to place for those in the entire West of Scotland with the most serious injuries when they become a Major Trauma Centre. The adult theatre department are looking for a Band 6 Perioperative practitioner for our fantastic Recovery team. You will have the passion, determination and vision to work within the Recovery senior team. Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QUEH) Recovery area is a 32 bedded area that works in conjunction with the theatre suite which consists of 22 theatres covering a variety of specialties including Major General Surgery, Urology, Renal, Vascular, Orthopaedics including spinal, ENT, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Orthopaedic Trauma and CEPOD Emergencies. We have a large Recovery team consisting of approx 80 staff working a variety of shift patterns. You should be an experienced Perioperative practitioner with significant experience at a band 5 recovery environment and also have evidence of leadership experience. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative but also as part of an integrated team is required. You must have demonstrated ability of working in a complex, multidisciplinary, clinical environment. You will have excellent leadership qualities and be an effective communicator. You must also have the skills to deal with conflicting pressures in a professional and calm manner and be able to work in a highly pressured environment while maintaining a can do attitude.You will provide clinical leadership to affect a positive, safe patient perioperative experience, with the desire to continually improve the service, whilst being part of a supportive team. You are required to demonstrate flexibility by working within a service that runs over twenty four hours, seven days a week. Furthermore, you will be expected where necessary to engage in multi-site working within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde in order to achieve the needs of the service. You have to be a Registered Nurse/OPD, you should therefore note candidates who are unable to provide confirmation of current NMC/HCPC registration, in line with projected start date for this post, may not be shortlisted. The Shift Pattern for this post will be varied.
Informal Contact: Senior Charge Nurse Gail Coia on 0141 452 3443
Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs .