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Stroke coordinator specialist nurse

Band 7

Main area
Acute stroke unit
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 Hours per Week
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£33,222 - £43,041** Per Annum
27/03/2019 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior nurse to join our team on the Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and Acute Stroke Ward. We are looking for someone dedicated to provide a dynamic approach to their work and demonstrate their commitment, drive and passion in an ever changing environment, assessing and caring for patients who have suffered a stroke.

The ward and unit are very busy environments, specialising in acute stroke interventions such as thrombolysis and thrombectomy. The unit is also soon to become the thrombectomy centre for the region, covering from Grimsby to York. The Hyper Acute Stroke Unit is the critical care area of the ward, providing the post holder with experience working alongside one the units’ four specialist band 6 HASU co-ordinators.

This will require the successful candidate to be enthusiastic in delivering excellent care and enhancing the patient experience. post will involve candidates to Co-ordinate the pathway of care for stroke patients admitted to the Acute Hospital setting, prioritising patient access to and from the Acute Stroke Unit and providing supportive outreach to outlying patients.

We require motivated and dedicated individuals to provide the very best in patient care, along with the ability to work efficiently within in a very busy environment, and provide teaching and knowledge to our junior members of staff, The post holder must have previous band 6 experience, teaching experience desirable but not essential and the desire to enhance their nursing skills within the speciality.

We have a dedicated multidisciplinary team who we are fortunate to have based on the ward. Therefore, you must possess great inter-personal skills and the ability to work within such a self-motivated and vibrant team.

You will have a supernumery period alongside a preceptorship package and HASU competencies to ease you into your new nursing career. Our nurses, HASU co-ordinators, Stroke co-ordinators and Consultants also provide ongoing training sessions to develop skills and knowledge in relation to stroke care.

If you have the skills, attributes and enthusiasm we are looking for and want to be part of an ever developing specialist team, this post will be for you.

** Salary relates to year 1 of 3 year NHS pay deal, year 2 will be available from April 1st 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Andrea Cameron

Senior Matron Specialist Medicine

01482 674672

Christopher Deyes

stroke coordinator

01482 675110