Locum Surgical RGN's Required for ongoing assignment in Shetland.
Head Medical is looking for 2 Registered Nurses with Surgical experience to join the team in Shetland.
Ideal candidates should have the following:
- Full Registration with NMC with no restrictions
- Minimum of 18 months post-graduate experience
- Surgical ward experience
- HDU experience desirable but not essential
- Experience in Venepuncture, Cannulation, IV Drug Administration, ECG, ILS, PLS
Full-time hours over days, Night and Weekends. There will be on-call responsibilities.
Ward One / HDU / DSU provides care to surgical patients within Shetland serving the island's population but also acting as a front-line service for ‘North Sea’ personnel on marine vessels and off-shore installations as the nearest tertiary hospital is 200 miles away. Patients from a wide range of specialities receive care on the ward, these include ENT, ophthalmology, gynaecology, orthopaedic, paediatric as well as general surgery, High Dependency and Day Surgery.
Patients from a wide range of specialities receive care on the ward/unit, these include ENT, ophthalmology, gynaecology, orthopaedic, paediatric as well as general surgery, High Dependency and Day Surgery.
The ward has 22 beds, 2 which are allocated to High Dependency and a 6 bedded Day Surgery Unit. Occasionally there will be the need to care for medical patients within the high dependency unit and the main ward.
Stabilisation and aero-medical transfer to mainland Scotland.
Travel to and from the island and single accommodation will be provided by the Health Board.
For more information, get in touch.