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Orthopaedic General Nurse

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Orthopaedic General Nurse

  • Location:

    Shropshire

  • Sector:

    Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Temp Nursing

  • Salary:

    Up to £44 per hour

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Contact email:

    temp.nursing@msigroupltd.com

  • Job ref:

    LW24_1711381859

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Experienced Registered General Nurses with a background in Orthopaedics are sought to join a renowned hospital team known worldwide for its commitment to innovation and research, providing high-quality care to patients at local, regional, and national levels. The hospital specialises in treating disorders related to bones, joints, and muscles, encompassing various surgical areas such as hip and knee replacement, foot, ankle, and lower limb surgery, hand, shoulder, and upper limb surgery, spinal disorders, bone tumours, and sports injury surgery. Additionally, they address metabolic disorders including osteoporosis and inflammatory arthritis.

Key responsibilities for RGNs include:

  1. Assisting patients with mobility and providing education on pre and post-operative self-protection.
  2. Preparing patients for surgery.
  3. Monitoring and administering pain medication.
  4. Collecting urine, tissue, and blood samples.
  5. Assisting with the application of wound dressings.
  6. Checking vital signs.

Minimum requirements for applicants include NMC registration, a minimum of 6 months of relevant experience, a valid DBS, and the right to work. Candidates should also be willing to undergo any additional training required by the trust.

Successful candidates can enjoy benefits offered by MSI, including daily payroll services, competitive pay rates, dedicated specialist recruitment consultants, 24/7 on-call support, quick and easy registration, nationwide client opportunities, and a referral scheme of up to £200.

MSI also provides a referral bonus of £200, encouraging individuals to share details of the role with potential candidates even if it may not be suitable for them.

Rates can vary based on shift pattern.