LORN & ISLANDS HOSPITAL
£22,440 - £29,034 PRO RATA
FIXED TERM FOR 6 MONTHS
DUE TO STAFF SECONDMENT
We are looking for a Registered Nurse first level (Adult) to join our Surgical Ward Team at the Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban. Ward A is a very busy unit comprising of an 18 bedded inpatient ward receiving 24 hours daily and a 6 bedded Day Bed Unit receiving both elective and emergency admissions.
The day bed unit is operational Monday to Friday for people attending both general surgery and endoscopy procedures.
The successful applicant will work within the ward and day bed unit rotating between both day and night duty and be flexible to the needs of the service.
This post offers an opportunity for the successful candidate to gain new skills and experience in elective, emergency and day care surgical conditions.
Applicants should have post registration experience working in a general surgical ward or acute care. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to assess, plan and implement care for surgical patients. Applicants should also have good communication and interpersonal skills and work well within a team.
Informal enquiries to: Jennifer MacIntyre, Senior Charge Nurse
For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:
Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Te(24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail -
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.
Please quote job reference number 17ab/180 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.
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