Clinical Leader - Huggett Suite - Internal Only



Clinical Leader - Huggett Suite - Internal Only

Clinical Leader - Huggett Suite - Internal Only.

This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust and Bay Health and Care Partners.

Who are the Bay Health and Care Partners ?

Bay Health and Care Partners is made up of the following organisations:

Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group

GP Providers Alliance

Lancashire County Council

Cumbria County Council

Lancashire Care Foundation Trust

North West Ambulance Service

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

An opportunity has arisen to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated senior nurse on the New Stroke Unit, Ward 34.

This service allows all patients suspected with an acute stroke to be admitted directly to a dedicated stroke bed, under the care of a stroke specialist multidisciplinary team. The unit is a 20 bedded Stroke Unit, with 6 Acute stroke beds, and 14 rehabilitation beds, so the care throughout their inpatient stroke journey is all on the same ward.

The unit is further supported by a specialist stroke nursing team, ANP/CNS, and stoke specific training is encouraged. The unit is staffed as per BASP Guidelines.

We are looking for a dynamic nurse to work in the unit and be involved in the evolution of the stroke pathway. There will be a focus on the development of robust systems for clinical governance, which will give assurance to the Medicine Care Team. The development of the professional education is also an important aspect of this role that will ensure that staff are equipped with the right skills to carry out their roles.

You will be able to:

• Work as an effective team leader

• Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills

• Deliver high quality patient focused care

• Dedicated to improving clinical practice

• Committed to personal and staff development

You must be highly motivated, willing to take on new challenges and prepared to lead the stroke unit with a strong emphasis on Governance issu...

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